Disability Research News

CDC Press Release: Disability Impacts ALL of US

Post date: 07/30/2015
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In the United States, one out of every five adults has a disability, according to a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2014 Annual Disability Compendium

Post date: 07/13/2014
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This web resource represents a product of the current RRTC on Disability Statistics housed at its current location, the University of New Hampshire and its Institute on Disability, along with the Kessler Foundation. The Annual Compendium is released in Washington, D.C. every year in association with a policy-related conference on disability topics or pending legislation.

CDC May 2014 Vital Signs Series: “Adults with Disabilities and Physical Activity”

Post date: 05/13/2014
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The May 2014 Vital Signs covered statistics about adults with disabilities and suggestions for physical activity.

ADA Technical Assistance National Network

Post date: 07/18/2013
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The ADA Technical Assistance National Network developed a “Fact Sheet: Understanding Disability Statistics” to explain the differences between using the American Community Survey (ACS) and Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP).

BLS Current Population Survey 2012 Supplement on Disability Employment

Post date: 05/18/2012
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Persons with a Disability: Barriers to Employment, Types of Assistance, and other Labor-Related Issues

2011 WHO World Report on Disability

Post date: 07/18/2011
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This report provides the best available evidence about what works to overcome barriers to health care, rehabilitation, education, employment, and support services, and to create the environments which will enable people with disabilities to flourish. The report ends with a concrete set of recommended actions for governments and their partners.