Research on Disability

Individual-level
Characteristics

Rehabilitation and Research Training Center


 


PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Health and health care access among adults with disabilities who receive federal housing assistance  Debra L Brucker, Veronica Helms, and Teresa Souza

Measuring disability Debra L. Brucker & Veronica E. Helms

Understanding the disability dynamics of youth: Health condition and limitation changes for youth and their influence on longitudinal survey attrition David R. Mann & Todd Honeycutt

How individual and environmental factors affect employment outcomes Purvi Sevak Ph.D., David C. Stapleton, Ph.D., John O'Neill, Ph.D.

Community and social participation among adults with mobility impairments: A mixed methods study Vidya Sundar, Ph.D., O.T.R./L., Debra L. Brucker, Ph.D., Megan A. Pollack, M.S., O.T.R./L.e, Hong Chang, Ph.D.

Income poverty and multiple deprivations in a high-income country: The case of the United States Sophie Mitra and Debra Brucker

Trips to medical care among persons with disabilities: Evidence from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey Debra Brucker and Nicholas Rollins

Using sensory, functional, and activity limitation data to estimate employment outcomes for working-age persons with disabilities in the U.S. Debra L. Brucker, Andrew J. Houtenville, Eric A. Lauer

Linking public housing, employment, and disability benefits for working-age people with disabilities Debra L. Brucker, Corianne Payton Scally

Perceptions, behaviors, and satisfaction related to public safety for persons with disabilities in the United States Debra Brucker

Individual characteristics and the disability employment gap Purvi Sevak, Andrew J. Houtenville, Debra L. Brucker, John O’Neil

Social capital, employment and labor force participation among persons with disabilities Debra Brucker

People with disabilities in the United States Debra Brucker, Andrew Houtenville

The disability system and programs to promote employment for people with disabilities David Wittenburg, David R Mann and Allison Thompkins

Finding alternatives to disability benefit receipt Gina Livermore, David Wittenburg, and David Neumark

The relationship between timely delivery of vocational rehabilitation services and subsequent federal disability benefit application and receipt Jody Schimmel Hyde, Todd Honeycutt, and David Stapleton

Return-to-work outcomes among Social Security Disability Insurance program beneficiaries Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Arif A. Mamun

Gaps in timely access to care among workers by disability status: Will the patient protection and Affordable Care Act reforms change the landscape? Jody Schimmel Hyde, Gina A. Livermore

More likely to be poor whatever the measure: Working-age persons with disabilities in the United States Debra Brucker, Sophie Mitra, Navena Chaitoo and Joseph Mauro

Living on the edge: Assessing the economic impacts of potential disability benefit reductions for Social Security disability beneficiaries Andrew Houtenville, Debra Brucker

Participation in safety-net programs and the utilization of employment services among working-age persons with disabilities Andrew J. Houtenville and Debra L. Brucker

NEWS ARTICLES

Trends in Disability Employment - National Update New data released monthly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is analyzed and reported to provide a snapshot of the national employment environment for people with disabilities.

C-SPAN Interview on Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace, June 9, 2015, Roger DeRose from Kessler Foundation and Andrew Houtenville from University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability

WEBINARS & PRESENTATIONS

2017 StatsRRTC State of the Science Conference: Disability Statistics: Lessons in Data Collection and Application to Policy and Practice, February 13, 2017, Washington, DC

2016 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics, February 14, 2017, Washington, DC 

2016 Disability Statistics Annual Report and Slide Deck Presentation, February 14, 2017, Washington, DC

The CRP Cost Study: Evaluating the true cost of CRP services, September 1, 2016, Richmond, VA

2015 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics, February 4, 2016, Washington, DC 

2015 Disability Statistics Annual Report and Slide Deck PresentationFebruary 4, 2016, Washington, DC 

2014 Disability Statistics Annual Report  and  Slide Deck Presentation December 3, 2014, Washington, DC

2014 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics & Research to Policy Roundtable  December 3, 2014, Washington, DC (2014 Compendium Errata for print version)

Return-to-Work Outcomes Among Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) Beneficiaries  Yonatan Ben-Shalom and Arif Mamun 

  • Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, September 17, 2014

  • April 9, 2014 - State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD

Getting a Job, Keeping a Job: Services and Supports that Promote Employment Among People with Disabilities  Arif Mamun and Noelle Denny-Brown, Mathematica Policy Research, and John O’Neill, Kessler Foundation Presented at the Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, September 16, 2014

Gaps in Timely Access to Care Among Workers by Disability Status: Will the ACA Change the Landscape? Jody Schimmel Hyde and Gina Livermore, Presentation at the ASHE Fifth Biennial Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 2014

Past & Present Findings: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment Policy and Measurement (EPM-RRTC)  Andrew Houtenville and David Wittenburg, State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap,  Bethesda MD,  April 8, 2014

Employment and Economic Well-Being of People with Disabilities Before and After the Great Recession  Gina A. Livermore  

  • April 9, 2014 - State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD

  • November 8, 2012 - Fall Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management, Baltimore, MD

  • October 4, 2012 - Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum , Washington, DC

Provider Networks of Youth Receiving Supplemental Security Income: Evidence from the Youth Transition Demonstration  Todd Honeycutt and David Wittenburg, Presented at the State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014

Conceptualizing and Measuring Workplace Accommodations  Vidya Sundar, Presented at the State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014 

The Availability of Federal/State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services and Subsequent Claiming and Receipt of Federal Disability Benefits Jody Schimmel Hyde, Presented at the State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014

Use of the Earned Income Tax Credit Among People with Disabilities Nanette Goodman, Presented at the State-of-the-Science: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014

2013 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics & Research to Policy Roundtable December 11, 2013, Washington, DC

Obstacles and Opportunities: The U.S. Economy, State VR Programs, and SSDI Beneficiaries Gina Livermore, Todd Honeycutt, and Frank Martin, Mathematica Policy Research, Discussant: Jack Smalligan, Office of Management and Budget, Presented at the Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, October 4, 2012

2012 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics & Research to Policy Roundtable November 28, 2012, Washington, DC

Disability Statistics Webinar - Part 2: Using Statistics about People with Disabilities to inform the SPIL August 21, 2012 

Disability Statistics Webinar - Part 1: The Availability of Statistics on People with Disabilities August 21, 2012

State of the Science Conference Presentations April 23, 2012

What Counts? Latest Disability Statistics from Federal Surveys and Resources January 25, 2012

The Transition to 21st-Century Disability Policy in an Era of Fiscal Austerity: A Road Map January 20, 2012

Federal Spending for People with Disabilities: Continuing Societies Commitment While Reducing the Deficit Gina Livermore, Andrew Houtenville, David Stapleton and Andrew Imparato Presented at the Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, June 8, 2011

 

BLOGS

A Disability Policy for the 21st Century

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

2016 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics and Slide Deck Presentation

2015 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium
and Slide Deck Presentation

2014 Disability Statistics Annual Report and Slide Deck Presentation

2014 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium and Errata sheet for print version

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2013

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2012

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2011

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2010

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2009

Trends in SSDI Benefit Receipt: Are More Recent Birth Cohorts Entering Sooner and Receiving Benefits Longer? Yonatan Ben-Shalom, David Stapleton, and Alex Bryce

Impact of the Work Requirement in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) on Low-Income Working-Age People with Disabilities Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

Making Change with Incremental Steps: Modifying Adverse Incentives to Serving People with Disabilities in the TANF Program
Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

REPORT: Use of the Earned Income Tax Credit among People with Disabilities Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman and Debra Brucker

REPORT: Creating Change with Incremental Steps: Enhancing Opportunities for Early Work Experience Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

Costs, Cuts, and Consequences: Charting a New Course for Working-Age People with Disabilities David Stapleton, Gina Livermore

Return-to-Work Outcomes Among Social Security Disability Insurance Program Beneficiaries Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Arif Mamun

Creating Change with Incremental Steps: Enhancing Opportunities for Early Work Experience Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

Back to Work: Recent SSA Employment Demonstrations for People with Disabilities David R. Mann, David Wittenburg

A Roadmap to a 21st-Century Disability Policy David Mann, David Stapleton

The SSDI Trust Fund: New Solutions to an Old Problem David Stapleton, David Wittenburg

Fiscal Austerity and the Transition to Twenty-First Century Disability Policy:  A Road Map David Mann, David Stapleton

Implementation of WIOA: Lessons from Research on Employment Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, David Stapleton and David Wittenburg

Source Guide to Surveying People with Disabilities


Disability Matters
 

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Disability and Employment

ADA National Network

Job Accommodation Network