Articles From the Field
The following are articles from researchers in the field of disability issues in psychology.
Attitudes Toward Disability
Alphen, L.M., Dijker, A.J.M., Bos, A.E.R., Borne, B.H.W., Curfs, L.M.G. (2012). The influence of group size and stigma severity on social acceptance: The case of people with intellectual disability moving into neighbourhoods. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 22(1), 38-49.
Balcazar, F.E., Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Adames, S.B., Keys, C.B., García-Ramírez, M., Paloma, V. (2012). A case study of liberation among Latino immigrant families who have children with disabilities. American Journal of Community Psychology, 49(1-2), 283-293.
Moore, E.A. (2012). Black deaf administrators: Leadership issues and perceived challenges to organizational advancement. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 72(10-A), 3590.
Scior, K., Furnham, A. (2011). Development and validation of the intellectual disability literacy scale for assessment of knowledge, beliefs and attitudes to intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(5), 1530-1541.
Shaw, L.R., Chan, F., McMahon, B.T. (2012). Intersectionality and disability harassment: The interactive effects of disability, race, age, and gender. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 55(2), 82-91.
Yuker, H.E. (1983). The lack of a stable order of preference for disabilities: A response to Richardson and Ronald. Rehabilitation Psychology®, 28(2), 93-103.
Yuker, H.E., Hurley, M.K. (1987). Contact with and attitudes toward persons with disabilities: The measurement of intergroup contact. Rehabilitation Psychology, 32(3), 145-154.
Balcazar, F.E., Kelly, E.H., Keys, C.B., Balfanz-Vertiz, K. (2011). Using peer mentoring to support the rehabilitation of individuals with violently acquired spinal cord injuries. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 42(4), 3-11.
Daughtry, D., Gibson, J., Abels, A. (2009). Mentoring students and professionals with disabilities. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice®, 40(2), 201-205.
Ljungberg, I., Kroll, T., Libin, A., Gordon, S. (2011). Using peer mentoring for people with spinal cord injury to enhance self‐efficacy beliefs and prevent medical complications. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(3-4), 351-358.
Struchen, M.A., Davis, L.C., Bogaards, J.A., Hudler-Hull, T., Clark, A.N., Mazzei, D.M., Sander, A.M., Caroselli, J.S. (2011). Making connections after brain injury: Development and evaluation of a social peer- mentoring program for persons with traumatic brain injury. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 26(1), 4-19.
Employment and Disability
Balcazar, F.E., Taylor-Ritzler, T., Dimpfl, S., Portillo-Peña, N., Guzman, A., Schiff, R., Murvay, M. (2012). Improving the transition outcomes of low-income minority youth with disabilities. Exceptionality, 20(2), Apr, 114-132.
Green, P. (2011). Unemployment rates of mentally disabled people and the Americans with Disabilities Act: A qualitative study. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 72(3-B), 1816.
Paludi, M.A., DeSouza, E.R., Dodd, D.E. (2011). Disability discrimination. In Paludi, M.A., Paludi, C.A., Jr., DeSouza, E.R. (Eds), Praeger handbook on understanding and preventing workplace discrimination (Vols 1 & 2), (pp. 17-44). Santa Barbara, CA, US: Praeger/ABC-CLIO, xix, 343 pp.
- Green, D., Callands, T.A., Radcliffe, A.M., Luebbe, A.M., Klonoff, E.A. (2009). Clinical psychology students' perceptions of diversity training: A study of exposure and satisfaction. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65(10), 1056-1070.
- Mahoney, J. (2011). Women With Disabilities: Providing Women's Health Clinicians the Training Needed. American Psychological Association [Convention]. Washington, D.C., Aug 4.
Palombi, B.J. (2010). Disability: Multiple and intersecting identities—Developing multicultural competencies. In Cornish, J.A.E., Schreier, B.A., Nadkarni, L.I., Metzger, L.H., Rodolfa, E.R., (Eds). Handbook of multicultural counseling competencies, (pp. 55-92). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Dator, J.W., Lombardy, M.F. (2011). Efficacy and validity of cognitive assessment instructions for individuals with visual impairments. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Harrison, A.G., Holmes, A. (2012). Easier said than done: Operationalizing the diagnosis of learning disability for use at the postsecondary level in Canada. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 27(1), 12-34.
Chiu, C.-Y., Lynch, R.T., Chan, F., Berven, N.L. (2011). The Health Action Process Approach as a motivational model for physical activity self-management for people with multiple sclerosis: A path analysis. Rehabilitation Psychology, 56(3), 171-181.
Rath, J.F., Hradil, A.L., Litke, D.R., Diller, L. (2011). Clinical applications of problem-solving research in neuropsychological rehabilitation: Addressing the subjective experience of cognitive deficits in outpatients with acquired brain injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 56(4), 320-328.
Lancioni, G.E., O’Reilly, M.F.; Singh, N.N., Green, V.A., Oliva, D., Buonocunto, F., Colonna, F., Navarro, J. (2012). Special text messaging communication systems for persons with multiple disabilities. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 15(1), 31-38.
Lancioni, G.E., Singh, N.N., O’Reilly, M.F., Sigafoos, J., La Martire, M.L., Oliva, D., Groeneweg, J. (2012) Technology-based programs to promote walking fluency or improve foot-ground contact during walking: Two case studies of adults with multiple disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33(1), 111-118.
Olsheski, J.D., Walker, B.N., & McCloud, J. (2011). In-Vehicle Assistive Technology (IVAT) for drivers who have survived a traumatic brain injury. Proceedings of the 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS2011), Dundee, Scotland (24-26 October, 2011).
Walker, B.N., Lindsay, J., & Godfrey, J. (2004). The Audio Abacus: Representing numerical values with nonspeech sound for the visually impaired. Proceedings of the Sixth International ACM SIGCAPH Conference on Assistive Technologies ASSETS 2004, Atlanta (18-20 October).
Disability and Caregiving
Patnaik, A., Elliott, T.R., Moudouni, D.M., Fournier, C.J., Naiser, E., Miller, T.R., Dyer, J.A., Hawes, C., Phillips, C.D. (2011). Severity of children's intellectual disabilities and Medicaid personal care services. Rehabilitation Psychology, 56(4), 383-390.
Blucker, R.T., Elliott, T.R., Warren, R.H., Warren, A.M. (2011). Psychological adjustment of family caregivers of children who have severe neurodisabilities that require chronic respiratory management. Families, Systems, & Health, 29(3), 215-231.