Institute on Disability

Faculty may submit research here.

Submissions from 2021

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Fighting the Covid-19 Battle, Kathy Bates

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Health Disparities among Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Beneficiaries Who Participate in Federal Rental Housing Assistance Programs, Debra L. Brucker and Veronica Helms Garrison

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Changes in the employment status of people with and without disabilities in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, Andrew J. Houtenville, Shreya Paul, and Debra L. Brucker

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Usefulness of Internet Surveys to Identify People with Disabilities: A Cautionary Tale, Andrew J. Houtenville, Kimberly G. Phillips, and Vidya Sundar

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Psychotropic Use Among Youths With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Jennifer L. McLaren, Jonathan D. Lichtenstein, Justin D. Metcalfe, Lauren R. Charlot, Robert E. Drake, and Joan B. Beasley

Submissions from 2020

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Analysis of New Hampshire Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) to Better Understand Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration by Industry Category, Karla R. Armenti and David J. Laflamme

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Research Examines Family Caregiver Experiences for People with IDD and Mental Health Needs, Joan B. Beasley

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Job Crafting Among American Workers with Disabilities, Debra L. Brucker and Vidya Sundar

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Using data-enabled performance feedback and guidance to assist employment consultants in their work with job seekers: An experimental study, John Butterworth, Alberto Migliore, Kelly Nye-Lengerman, Oliver Lyons, Amy Gunty, Jill Eastman, and Paul Foos

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Psychotropic medications use and side effects of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Lauren R. Charlot, L. A. Doerfler, and J. L. McLaren

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Household Food Insecurity and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Federal Housing Assistance, Veronica Helms, Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Regina Gray, and Debra L. Brucker

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More than just lower wages: intrinsic job quality for college graduates with disabilities, Megan Henly and Debra L. Brucker

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Experiences With the Mental Health Service System of Family Caregivers of Individuals With an Intellectual/Developmental Disability Referred to START, Calliope Holingue, Luther G. Kalb, Ann E. Klein, and Joan B. Beasley

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Predictors of Mental Health Crises Among Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Enrolled in the START Program, Luther G. Kalb, Joan B. Beasley, Andrea Caoili, Jennifer L. McLaren, and Jarrett Barnhill

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Determinants of intergenerational sexual relationships and HIV risk among South African women outpatients in Gauteng, Laura Ann McCloskey, Irma Eloff, and Kelly Doran

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Disability and aging: from successful aging to wellbeing through the capability and human development lens, Sophie Mitra and Debra L. Brucker

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Wellbeing at older ages: towards an inclusive and multidimensional measure, Sophie Mitra, Debra L. Brucker, and Katie M. Jajtner

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Food Security Status and Food Purchasing Behaviors: findings from a sample of Maine residents during the covid-19 pandemic, Michele Polacsek, Thomas M. Meuser, Debra L. Brucker, and Alyssa Moran

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Strengthening the predictive power of screening for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in younger and older children, Heather A. Turner, David Finkelhor, Kimberly Mitchell, Lisa M. Jones, and Megan Henly

Submissions from 2019

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Collecting Industry and Occupation Data: A Training Guide for Poison Centers, Karla Armenti, K. Simon, and E. Lyster

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Variations in Poverty by Family Characteristics Among Working‐Age Adults With Disabilities, Debra L. Brucker

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Community Mental Health Center Staff Attitudes About Employment for Persons With Serious Mental Illness, Debra L. Brucker and Mayumi Doty

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Health, Health Behaviors, and Health Care Utilization Among Adults with Serious Psychological Distress Who Receive Federal Housing Assistance, Debra L. Brucker and Veronica Helms

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Job quality for Americans with disabilities, Debra L. Brucker and Megan Henly

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The association of commuting time and wages for American workers with disabilities, Debra L. Brucker and Nicholas G. Rollins

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Measuring emotional and personal intelligence, D. Caruso, John D. Mayer, V. Bryan, and Kimberly G. Phillips

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"This Could Be Me": Exploring the Impact of Genetic Risk for Huntington's Disease Young Caregivers, Danielle S. Dondanville, Andrea K. Hanson-Kahn, Melinda S. Kavanaugh, Carly E. Siskind, and Joanna H. Fanos

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Paternal death, parental divorce, and timing of first substance use in an ethnically diverse sample, Kelly A. Doran, Nicole K. Watkins, Jennifer C. Duckworth, and Mary Waldron

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Transportation patterns demonstrate inequalities in social, independent living and economic participation for working-age Americans with disabilities, Megan Henly and Debra L. Brucker

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Improvement in Mental Health Outcomes and Caregiver Service Experiences Associated With the START Program, Luther G. Kalb, Joan B. Beasley, Andrea Caoilli, and Ann E. Klein

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Identifying Barriers and Supports to Breastfeeding in the Workplace Experienced by Mothers in the New Hampshire Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Utilizing the Total Worker Health Framework, Eric A. Lauer, Karla Armenti, Margaret Henning, and Lissa Sirois

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Prescription opioid behaviors among adults with and without disabilities – United States, 2015-2016, Eric A. Lauer, Megan Henly, and Debra L. Brucker

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Comparing estimates of disability prevalence and using federal and international disability measures in national surveillance, Eric A. Lauer, Megan Henly, and Rachel Coleman

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Assessing the association between mental health and disability indicators among adults living in the United States, Eric A. Lauer and Emily Lauer

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Collaborating to provide and align services for children and youth with intensive mental health needs, Joanne M. Malloy, E. Chasin, Kathryn Francoeur, and E. Bruns

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Monitoring multidimensional poverty in the U.S., Sophie Mitra and Debra L. Brucker

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The effectiveness of employer practices to recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities: Supervisor perspectives, Kimberly G. Phillips, Andrew J. Houtenville, John O'Neill, and Elaine Katz

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Family Perspectives on Newborn Screening for X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy in California, Katharina Schwan, Janey Youngblom, Kara Weisiger, Jessica Kianmahd, Rebecca Waggoner, and Joanna H. Fanos

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Improving transition outcomes for youth with mental health conditions, M. L. Wehymeyer and K. A. Shogren

Submissions from 2018

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Through the Lens of a Camera: Exploring the Meaning of Competitive Sport Participation Among Youth Athletes with Disabilities, Semra A. Aytur, Patricia J. Craig, Matthew S. Frye, Mark J. Bonica, Sara Rainer, Laura Hapke, and Matthew D. McGilvray

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Improving Mental Health Outcomes for Individuals With Intellectual Disability Through the Iowa START (I-START) Program, Joan B. Beasley, Luther Kalb, and Ann E. Klein

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Supplemental nutrition assistance program participation among working-age adults with disabilities who experience employment exits and entries, Debra L. Brucker

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Disability and social capital, Debra L. Brucker and A. Botticello

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Advancing Leadership Skills: A Multiyear Examination of LEND Trainee Self-Efficacy Growth, Elizabeth P. Humphreys, Alan J. Kurtz, Carrie Portrie, Leslie J. Couse, and Fatemeh Hajnaghizadeh

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Disability and poverty, K. Jajtner, S. Mitra, and Debra L. Brucker

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Prescription opioid behaviors among adults with and without disabilities – United States, 2015–2016, Eric A. Lauer, Megan Henly, and Debra L. Brucker

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Estimates of prevalence, demographic characteristics and social factors among people with disabilities in the USA: a cross-survey comparison, Eric A. Lauer and Andrew J. Houtenville

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Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in High Schools: A Case Study From New Hampshire, Joanne M. Malloy, Hank Bohanon, and Kathryn A. Francoeur

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Using all-payer claims data for health surveillance of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Kimberly G. Phillips, Andrew J. Houtenville, and Amanda Reichard

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The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States, Amanda Reichard, Michelle Stransky, Debra L. Brucker, and Andrew J. Houtenville

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All Means All: Connecting Federal Education Policy and Local Implementation Practice Through Evidence and Equity, Mary C. Schuh, Kimberly M. Knackstedt, Jake Cornett, Jeong Hoon Choi, Daniel T. Pollitt, and Allyson L. Satter

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State and Local Determinants of Employment Outcomes Among Individuals With Disabilities, Purvi Sevak, John O'Neill, Andrew J. Houtenville, and Debra L. Brucker

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Personal and Organizational Determinants of Job Satisfaction for Workers With Disabilities, Vidya Sundar and Debra L. Brucker

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Striving to work and overcoming barriers: Employment strategies and successes of people with disabilities, Vidya Sundar, John O'Neill, Andrew J. Houtenville, Kimberly G. Phillips, Tracy A. Keirns, Andrew E. Smith, and Elaine E. Katz

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Exposure to Family and Friend Homicide in a Nationally Representative Sample of Youth, Heather A. Turner, David Finkelhor, and Megan Henly

Submissions from 2017

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An Evaluation of the Research Evidence on the Early Start Denver Model, Erika M. Baril and Elizabeth P. Humphreys

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Variations in social capital among vocational rehabilitation applicants, Debra L. Brucker, Amanda Botticello, John O'Neill, and Ann Kutlik

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Variations in social capital among vocational rehabilitation applicants, Debra L. Brucker, Amanda Botticello, John O'Neill, and Ann Kutlik

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Food Insecurity Across the Adult Life Span for Persons With Disabilities, Debra L. Brucker and Alisha Coleman-Jensen

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Measuring disability, Debra L. Brucker and Veronica Helms

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

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Striving to Work, Debra L. Brucker, Nicholas G. Rollins, and Andrew J. Houtenville

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Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders, A. Hassiotis, M. Fleisher, L. Fodor-Wynne, and Anne D. Hurley

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The Distribution of Returns to Education for People with Disabilities, Daniel J. Henderson, Andrew Houtenville, and Le Wang

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Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures, Anne D. Hurley, A. Levitas, J. Luiselli, S. Moss, E. Bradley, and N. Bailey

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Critical congenital heart disease newborn screening implementation: lessons learned, Monica R. McClain, John S. Hokanson, Regina Grazel, Kim Van Naarden Braun, Lorraine F. Garg, and Michelle R. Morris

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Bipolar and Related Disorders, R. Pary, Lauren R. Charlot, S. Fox, J. Hellings, and Anne D. Hurley

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Prevalence and reasons for delaying and foregoing necessary care by the presence and type of disability among working-age adults, Amanda Reichard, Michelle Stransky, Kimberly G. Phillips, Monica McClain, and Charles Drum

Submissions from 2016

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Improving Child and Community Health: Addressing Workforce Challenges in Our Community Mental Health Centers, Peter M. Antal

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New England Genetics Collaborative Annual Report for Project Year Eight, Peter M. Antal

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Tickborne Disease Prevention Among State Agencies, Karla R. Armenti, K. Dopfel, and K. Bush

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Characterization of Lower Blood Lead Levels Reported for New Hampshire Adults from 2009–2013, Karla R. Armenti and I. Kaul

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Poisoned at Work: An Updated Evaluation of New Hampshire Occupational Poisoning Calls to the Northern New England Poison Center from 2012 to 2014, Karla R. Armenti and Y. Perron

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Diagnostic, Treatment and Service Considerations to Address Challenging Behavior: A Model Program for Integrated Service Delivery, Joan B. Beasley, Karen L. Weigle, and Ann E. Klein

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The association of food insecurity with health outcomes for adults with disabilities, Debra L. Brucker

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Food security among young adults with disabilities in the United States: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey, Debra L. Brucker

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Food insecurity among young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the United States: Evidence from the National Health Interview Survey, Debra L. Brucker and Derek Nord

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Trips to medical care for persons with disabilities: Evidence from the National Household Travel Survey, Debra L. Brucker and Nicholas Rollins

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New England Regional Health Equity Profile & Call to Action, Charles E. Drum; Kimberly G. Phillips; K. Chiu; and Data, Research, and Evaluation Committee of the Region I Health Equity Council

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Together: Integrated Educational Framework, Dan J. Habib

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Whatever It Takes: Inclusive Academic Instruction, Dan J. Habib

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Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics: 2015, Andrew J. Houtenville, Debra L. Brucker, and Eric A. Lauer

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Psychiatric hospitalisation among individuals with intellectual disability referred to the START crisis intervention and prevention program, L G. Kalb, Joan B. Beasley, Ann Klein, and Lauren Charlot

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Aligning Higher Education Programs With Field-Developed Core Competencies in Children’s Behavioral Health: A System of Care Initiative in New Hampshire, JoAnne M. Malloy, Kattie Weber, Annamarie T. Cioffari, and Cynthia Waltman

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SWIFT Differentiated Technical Assistance, Amy McCart, Michael C. McSheehan, Wayne Sailor, Melinda Mitchiner, and Carol Quirk

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Advancing MCH Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Leadership Training and Practice through a Learning Collaborative, Meaghan C. McHugh, Lewis H. Margolis, Angela Rosenberg, and Elizabeth Humphreys

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Income Poverty and Multiple Deprivations in a High-Income Country: The Case of the United States, Sophie Mitra

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

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Disability in Focus: Health Care Access, New Hampshire Disability and Public Health Project

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New Hampshire Disability and Public Health Report, Kimberly G. Phillips and Sara B. Rainer

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Testing the Feasibility of a Passive and Active Case Ascertainment System for Multiple Rare Conditions Simultaneously: The Experience in Three US States, Amanda Reichard, Suzanne McDermott, Margaret Ruttenber, Joshua Mann, Michael G. Smith, Julie Royer, and Rodolfo Valdez

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What Comes First? Educational Placements or Student Labels?, Mary Schuh

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State and Local Determinants of Employment Outcomes among Individuals with Disabilities, Purvi Sevak, John O'Neill, Andrew J. Houtenville, and Debra L. Brucker

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Asthma and asthma-related health care utilization among people without disabilities and people with physical disabilities, Michelle L. Stransky, Robert McGrath, Amanda Reichard, Monica McClain, Kimberly G. Phillips, Andrew Houtenville, and Charles E. Drum

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Community and social participation among adults with mobility impairments: A mixed methods study, Vidya Sundar, Debra L. Brucker, Megan A. Pollack, and Hong Change

Submissions from 2015

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Healthy Body, Healthy Lungs-What Salon Workers Need to Know About Their Risk for Work-Related Asthma, Karla R. Armenti

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Identifying the Gaps in the Methodology of NH Farm Injury Surveillance Using Hospital Discharge Data, Karla R. Armenti and D. Weiss

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Measuring Physical Activity in Outdoor Community Recreational Environments: Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice, Semra A. Aytur, Sydney A. Jones, Michelle Stransky, and Kelly R. Evenson

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Trusting Family and Community Partnerships: Necessary Ingredients for a Fully Inclusive School Community, M. Blue-Banning and Mary C. Schuh

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