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Shaw, Linda R.; Chan, Fong; McMahon, Brian T. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2012
A possible interaction among the characteristics of disability, race, gender, and age was examined with respect to formal allegations of disability harassment. Using data from the National Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Research Project, the authors examined whether there was an interaction…
Descriptors: Disability Discrimination, Disabilities, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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Dong, Shengli; MacDonald-Wilson, Kim L.; Fabian, Ellen – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2010
The purpose of this study was (a) to explore the latent factors in the "Reasonable Accommodation Factor Survey" (RAFS) instrument and (b) to compare scores on the latent factors of the RAFS by participant's role. Eight latent factors were identified through an exploratory factor analysis with orthogonal rotation. The reliability tests…
Descriptors: Surveys, Scores, Comparative Analysis, Factor Analysis
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McMahon, Brian T. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2009
One counselor argues that rehabilitation counseling has a bright future that will be better still if it recommits to vocational services, achieves organizational unity (not just coordination), remains true to its core values, and increases collaboration with cross-disability organizations. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Values, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselors, Disabilities
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Dalgin, Rebecca Spirito; Bellini, James – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2008
This study investigated the impact of disclosure of invisible disabilities (physical and psychiatric) within the employment interview process. Both the type of disability and the extent of disclosure were manipulated in an analogue experimental design. Employers (N = 60) were exposed to a short interview vignette of a potential candidate and were…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Research Design, Physical Disabilities, Personnel Selection
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Migliore, Alberto; Butterworth, John – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2008
This article describes national trends in outcomes of the vocational rehabilitation (VR) program, with a focus on adults with developmental disabilities during the period of 1995 to 2005. Findings show that the VR program has made substantial progress in excluding extended employment from the array of possible employment closures. Efforts are…
Descriptors: Employment, Rehabilitation Programs, Developmental Disabilities, Measurement
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Lehmann, Ilana; Crimando, William – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2008
Although some writers have suggested that the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), contrary to its intent, was responsible for a decline in employment for persons with disabilities, there is little strong empirical support for such an assertion. This study is an attempt to demonstrate that, in fact, the dismal labor market experience following…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Disabilities, Labor Market, Rehabilitation Counseling
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Bruyere, Susanne M.; Erickson, William A.; VanLooy, Sara A. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2006
More than 10 years have passed since the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) came into effect for employers of 15 or more employees. Americans with disabilities continue to be more unemployed and underemployed than their nondisabled peers. Small businesses, with fewer than 500 employees, continue to be the…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal), Federal Legislation, Small Businesses
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Kennedy, Jae; Olney, Marjorie – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2001
Uses population data from the Disability Supplement to the 1994 and 1995 National Health Interview Surveys to assess rates of work discrimination among adults with disabilities. Analysis suggests that nearly a 10th of all adults with disabilities who were in the workforce during the 5-year period immediately following passage of the ADA…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disability Discrimination, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Rehabilitation Counseling
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Clarke, Nancy E.; Crewe, Nancy M. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2000
Masters level rehabilitation counseling students (n=57), college students with disabilities (n=62), and small business employers (n=83) were participants in a study that assessed attitudes toward the American Disabilities Act (ADA) Title I. Students with disabilities held the most favorable attitudes, rehabilitation counseling students' attitudes…
Descriptors: Attitudes, College Students, Counselor Training, Disabilities
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Thompson, Anne R.; Dickey, Katherine D. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1994
Describes survey of college students with disabilities regarding self-perceived job search skills. Respondents were unable to describe how Americans with Disabilities Act protects them in employment search and were not confident of ability to disclose disability to prospective employer. Suggests factors positively influencing self-perceptions.…
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Employment, Higher Education
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Shaw, Linda R.; And Others – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1994
Although the Americans with Disabilities Act prevents employers from discriminating against the disabled in hiring practices, it exempts current illegal users of drugs, as distinct from alcoholics. The specific requirements of the law regarding persons with alcoholism are reviewed and contrasted with those concerning current drug users, and…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Disabilities, Drug Addiction, Employment Practices
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Thompson, Anne R.; Bethea, Leslie; Turner, Jennifer – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1997
Surveyed 400 faculty members at a southeastern university to measure their knowledge of disability laws and of recent court decisions that affect higher education. Results indicate that most faculty members were only marginally aware of their rights and of the legal rights of students with disabilities to reasonable modifications of institutional…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Disabilities, Higher Education
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Moore, Terry J.; Crimando, William – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1995
Investigated attitudes of rehabilitation service providers, private sector representatives, and people with disabilities toward the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Found significant differences among the groups, especially in areas of cost, effectiveness, and attitude toward federal legislation. Most differences…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs