Recent Publications, Articles, and Reports: Winter 2020

March 3, 2020

Supervisors Share Effective Ways to Include People with Disabilities in the Workplace 

Authors: Phillips, Kimberly | Houtenville, Andrew | O’Neill, John | Katz, Elaine
Affiliations: University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability/UCED 
Kessler Foundation

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the IOD and Kessler Foundation has authored a new article that describes the practices that employers use to facilitate the inclusion of employees with disabilities in their workplaces. "The effectiveness of employer practices to recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities: Supervisor perspectives, (DOI: 10.3233/JVR-191050) was published by the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation on November 19, 2019. Read More


Characteristics of Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes Reported in the New Hampshire State Police Commercial Crash Dataset for Years 2015 through 2017

Authors: Armenti, Karla
Affiliations: University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

This study explores the New Hampshire State Police crash dataset of commercial motor vehicle crashes to better understand the contributing factors and actions/events that increase risk of motor vehicle crashes and resulting injuries.  READ MORE: READY, WILLING AND DISABLED: HOW EMPLOYMENT REMAINS ELUSIVE FOR MANY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 


2019 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium

Authors:  Lauer, Eric | Boege, Sarah | Houtenville, Andrew
Affiliations: University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

In February, the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) at the IOD released the  2019 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium.  The Compendium reports on a range of statistics spanning topics pertaining to people with disabilities like, Population Size, Prevalence, and Disability Type; Demographic Characteristics; Health, Health Insurance, Risky Behavior; Employment, Earnings, and Poverty; Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Medicaid and Medicare; and Special Education Services and Outcomes.  READ MORE: READY, WILLING AND DISABLED: HOW EMPLOYMENT REMAINS ELUSIVE FOR MANY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 


Disability in Focus: January 2020

The January 2020 issue of Disability in Focus shows that after taking DPH's disability-competence training, healthcare providers' ideas about disability shifted to a more social-model view of disability.  Explore the findings and learn some of the care strategies providers said they would change to offer more accessible, disability-competent care.  READ MORE: READY, WILLING AND DISABLED: HOW EMPLOYMENT REMAINS ELUSIVE FOR MANY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 


BDS Employment Data Report for July- September 2019

Prepared by: Doran, Kelly | Partch-Davies, Tobey
Affiliations: NH Department of Health and Human Services | NH Division of Long Term Supports and Services, Bureau of Developmental Services | University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

The purpose of the Bureau of Developmental Services (BDS) Employment Data Report is to increase awareness, serve as a resource, and leverage employment supports across the state. This report is packed with great information while providing opportunities for in-depth discussions on New Hampshire’s successes and challenges in supporting individuals in the workplace.  READ MORE: READY, WILLING AND DISABLED: HOW EMPLOYMENT REMAINS ELUSIVE FOR MANY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES