Recent scholarly publications and creative works: Winter 2021

February 23, 2021

Research at the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire seeks to inform the services, systems, and policies that positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities. Below is a list of recent scholarly publications and creative works authored by the IOD's faculty and staff. 


Armenti, K., & Laflamme, D. NIOSH Surveillance Grant. (2020, October). Analysis of New Hampshire Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) to Better Understand Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration by Industry Category. Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire. https://iod.unh.edu/sites/default/files/media/NHOHSP/Pubs/bcbf-prams_report-2020_final.pdf 

Beasley, J. Center for START Services. (2020, December 1). Research Examines Family Caregiver Experiences for People with IDD and Mental Health Needs. Tennessee Works. https://www.tennesseeworks.org/blog 

Bates, K. (2021, January). Fighting the Covid-19 Battle. From Where I Sit. [Online Blog Post]. https://unhiod.tumblr.com/post/641385934821179392/fighting-the-covid-19-battle 

Charlot, L., Doerfler, L. & McLaren, J., 2020. Psychotropic medications use and side effects of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, [online] 64(11), pp.852-863. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jir.12777

Kalb L., Beasley J., Caoili A., McLaren J., & Barnhill J. (2020, December). Predictors of mental health crisis among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in the START program. Psychiatric Services. doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.202000301 

Helms, V., Coleman-Jensen, A., Gray, R., & Brucker, D. (2020, November). Household Food Insecurity and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Federal Housing Assistance. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/99781/err-277.pdf?v=2790.7 

Henly, M., & Brucker, D. EPM-RRTC. (2020) More than just lower wages: intrinsic job quality for college graduates with disabilities. Journal of Education and Work. doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2020.1842865 

Houtenville, A. and Rafal, M. (2020). Annual Report on People with Disabilities in America: 2020. University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability. https://disabilitycompendium.org/annualreport

Holingue, C., Kalb, L., Klein, A., Beasley, J., 2020. Experiences with the Mental Health Service System of Family Caregivers of Individuals with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability Referred to START. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, [online] 58(5), pp.379-392. https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-58.5.379

Migliore, A., Butterworth J., & Nye-Lengerman, K. (In press). Rethinking Management Information Systems for Scaling up Employment Outcomes. Journal of Disability Policy Studies

Mitra, S., & Brucker, D. (2020) Disability and aging: From successful aging to wellbeing through the capability and human development lens. Disability and Health Journal, 13(4), 100926. 
doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2020.100924 

Mitra, S., Brucker, D., & Jajtner, K. (2020). Wellbeing at older ages: Towards an inclusive and multidimensional measure. Disability and Health Journal. 13(4). doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2020.100926 

Paul, S., Rafal, M., & Houtenville, A. (2020). Annual Disability Statistics Compendium: 2020. University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability. https://disabilitycompendium.org/

Paul, S., Rafal, M., & Houtenville, A. (2020). Annual Disability Statistics Supplement: 2020.  University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability. https://disabilitycompendium.org/

Polacsek M., Meuser T., Brucker D., & Moran A. (2020, December). Food Security Status and Food Purchasing Behaviors: findings from a sample of Maine residents during the covid-19 pandemic. University of New England. https://www.une.edu/sites/default/files/2021-01/12.17.20%20Maine%20Food%20Security%20Policy%20Brief.pdf