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Full-Text Articles in Disability Law

Envisioning A Future For Age And Disability Discrimination Claims, Alison Barnes Dec 2001

Envisioning A Future For Age And Disability Discrimination Claims, Alison Barnes

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

This Article considers the reasons for reinterpretations of age and disability and examines the fundamental reasons for changes in the implementation of both the ADA and ADEA. Part I presents the basic structure and relevant requirements of the two statutes and comments on the reasons their legislative purposes are not often seen as overlapping. Part II discusses the recent Supreme Court decisions that have undermined the purposes and implementation of both the ADA and ADEA and chilled causes of action based on the ADA and ADEA. Part III projects the current problems with anti-discrimination causes into the future, when older ...


Institute Brief: Developing Interagency Agreements: Four Questions To Consider, John Butterworth, Susan Foley, Deborah Metzel Dec 2001

Institute Brief: Developing Interagency Agreements: Four Questions To Consider, John Butterworth, Susan Foley, Deborah Metzel

The Institute Brief Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

Recent legislation emphasizes collaboration between state agencies. A good interagency agreement is one tool that can assist collaboration and promote systems change. Researchers offer four important considerations for an effective agreement and a worksheet for agency personnel.


Tools For Inclusion: From Stress To Success: Making Social Security Work For Your Young Adult, Danielle Dreilinger, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons Dec 2001

Tools For Inclusion: From Stress To Success: Making Social Security Work For Your Young Adult, Danielle Dreilinger, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons

Tools for Inclusion Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

How does receiving Social Security affect families as their children move into adulthood? This brief shares families' experiences and suggests ways that families can manage SSI and use it to help a young adult prepare for their career.


Research To Practice: The Extent Of Consumer-Directed Funding By Mr/Dd State Agencies In Day And Employment Services, Deborah Metzel Sep 2001

Research To Practice: The Extent Of Consumer-Directed Funding By Mr/Dd State Agencies In Day And Employment Services, Deborah Metzel

Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

Individual control over service delivery and life choices is well established as a value in supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. One strategy for expanding choice is mechanisms that allow consumers to direct their funding. This brief reports on the prevalence of these options in state MR/DD agencies for 1999.


Research To Practice: Postsecondary Education As A Critical Step Toward Meaningful Employment: Vocational Rehabilitation's Role, Dana Scott Gilmore, Jennifer Bose, Debra Hart Aug 2001

Research To Practice: Postsecondary Education As A Critical Step Toward Meaningful Employment: Vocational Rehabilitation's Role, Dana Scott Gilmore, Jennifer Bose, Debra Hart

Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

Research shows that access to postsecondary education makes an enormous difference in the employability of people with disabilities. This brief focuses on the rehabilitation outcomes of people who received education supports from Vocational Rehabilitation agencies.


Research To Practice: National Day And Employment Service Trends In Mr/Dd Agencies, Danielle Dreilinger, Dana Scott Gilmore, John Butterworth Jul 2001

Research To Practice: National Day And Employment Service Trends In Mr/Dd Agencies, Danielle Dreilinger, Dana Scott Gilmore, John Butterworth

Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

To what extent have changes in philosophy translated into changes for state agencies and the people they serve? This brief analyzes MR/DD agencies' day and employment service trends from 1988 to 1999 and discusses relevant trends in policy and legislation.


Research To Practice: Effective Customer Service Delivery In Employment Support: Finding A Common Ground Between Guided And Self-Directed Service Delivery, Institute For Community Inclusion, University Of Massachusetts Boston May 2001

Research To Practice: Effective Customer Service Delivery In Employment Support: Finding A Common Ground Between Guided And Self-Directed Service Delivery, Institute For Community Inclusion, University Of Massachusetts Boston

Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

An ICI study analyzed the experiences of individuals who successfully found jobs through agencies and discovered five characteristics of effective employment services. This brief describes guided and self-directed approaches and provides recommendations for agency staff.


War, Society, And Disability: Some Thoughts On Applying Under-Utilized Methodologies, Michael Ashley Stein Apr 2001

War, Society, And Disability: Some Thoughts On Applying Under-Utilized Methodologies, Michael Ashley Stein

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Your Dna Is Your Resume: How Inadequate Protection Of Genetic Information Perpetuates Employment Discrimination Apr 2001

Your Dna Is Your Resume: How Inadequate Protection Of Genetic Information Perpetuates Employment Discrimination

Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Why An Employer Does Not Have To Answer For Preventing An Employee With A Disability From Utilizing Corrective Measures: The Relationship Between Mitigation And Reasonable Acommodation, Thad Levar Mar 2001

Why An Employer Does Not Have To Answer For Preventing An Employee With A Disability From Utilizing Corrective Measures: The Relationship Between Mitigation And Reasonable Acommodation, Thad Levar

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law

No abstract provided.


Litigating Age And Disability Claims Against State And Local Government Employers In The New "Federalism" Era, Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Rosalie Levinson Jan 2001

Litigating Age And Disability Claims Against State And Local Government Employers In The New "Federalism" Era, Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Rosalie Levinson

Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Re-Interpreting The Effect Of Rights: Career Narratives And The Americans With Disabilities Act, David Engel, Frank W. Munger Jan 2001

Re-Interpreting The Effect Of Rights: Career Narratives And The Americans With Disabilities Act, David Engel, Frank W. Munger

Articles & Chapters

This article examines how the employment rights guaranteed by the Americans

with Disabilities Act (ADA) affect the careers of individuals with disabilities. The

article draws on in-depth interviews with sixty adults who provided extended life

story narratives, describing early family and educational experiences and later

experiences with employment. Their detailed accounts offer insights into the

sometimes subtle role rights play in peoples lives and careers. Relatively few

rights violations actually lead to explicit or formal invocations of the law. The

effect of the ADA on careers can be profound but is primarily indirect or

symbolic. Moreover, other factors affect the ...


Comments: A Return To State Sovereignty: How Individuals With Disabilities In Maryland May Still Seek Relief Against State Employers After Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama V. Garrett, Geoffrey G. Hengerer Jan 2001

Comments: A Return To State Sovereignty: How Individuals With Disabilities In Maryland May Still Seek Relief Against State Employers After Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama V. Garrett, Geoffrey G. Hengerer

University of Baltimore Law Review

No abstract provided.