Article Summaries

About Article Summaries

This page hosts summaries of our peer-reviewed publications, also known as Plain Language Summaries. These downloadable PDFs include information that cuts through research jargon and complex concepts to explain our research findings in everyday language. The summaries focus on the practical takeaways to ensure readers can easily find what they need and reduce possible misinterpretations.

Short-Term Effects of Job Search Skills Training and a Summer Work Experience Program for Youth (Article Summary)

Employment
2020

Impact of Agency Context on Effectiveness of Business Development Training (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2020

Factors and Characteristics Associated with Employment for Individuals with TBI and VI (Article Summary)

Employment
2020

Keys to a Successful Transition: Ensuring Youth with Visual Impairments are Ready for Career and College (Article Summary)

Transition
2020

Factors Related to Employment Outcomes for Adults with VI (Article Summary)

Employment
2019

Factors that Influence Employer Hiring Behavior of People with B/LV (Article Summary)

Employment
2019

The Impact of a Brief Meeting on Employer Attitudes, Knowledge, and Intent to Hire (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2019

Evaluation of Vocational Rehabilitation Service Models for Deaf-Blind Consumers (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2019

Employment and Unemployment Rates of People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired: Estimates Over Time from Multiple Sources (Article Summary)

Employment
2019

Vocational Rehabilitation Service Provision and Outcomes for Consumers With Combined Traumatic Brain Injury and Visual Impairment (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2019

Does Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Structure Matter (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2018

Collaborating With Occupational Therapists to Improve Services for Seniors (Article Summary)

Service Provision
2018

Experiences of Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness After High School (Article Summary)

Employment
2018

The Link Between Confidence in Transportation Skills and Employment Outcomes (Article Summary)

Employment
2018

Predictors of Employer Attitudes Toward Blind Employees, Revisited (Article Summary)

Employer Engagement
2018

Losing Employment: At-risk Employed Vocational Rehabilitation Applicants with Vision Loss (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2018

In-School Predictors of Post-School Employment for Deaf-Blind Youth (Article Summary)

Transition
2018

Employment Outcomes and Job Quality of Vocational Rehabilitation Consumers with Deaf-Blindness (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2018

Effectiveness of a Business Development Training for Rehabilitation Counselors Who Work with Consumers Who are Blind or Visually Impaired (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2018

College Graduates with Visual Impairment: A Report on Seeking and Finding Employment (Article Summary)

Employment
2018

Working with Businesses: Counselor Expectations, Actions, and Challenges (Article Summary)

Employer Engagement
2017

Stress Associated with Transportation (Article Summary)

Transportation
2017

Improving Employment Outcomes by Connecting With Businesses (Article Summary)

Employer Engagement
2017

Improving the Business Enterprise Program Experience for Vendors Who are Deaf-Blind (Article Summary)

Business Enterprise Program
2017

Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Employment for SSDI Beneficiaries with Visual Impairments (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2016

The Effect of Career Mentoring on Employment Outcomes for College Students Who Are Legally Blind (Article Summary)

Transition
2016

Exploring the Most Effective Strategies for Working with Employers to Improve Consumers’ Employment Outcomes (Article Summary)

Employer Engagement
2016

Building relationships with Businesses: Recommendations from Employers Concerning Persons Who are Blind/Visually Impaired (Article Summary)

Employer Engagement
2015

Orientation & Mobility Providers Offer Transportation Insights (Article Summary)

Transportation
2015

Findings from a National Transportation Survey of Individuals who are Blind and Visually Impaired (Article Summary)

Transportation
2015

Survey of Business Enterprise Program Directors Reveals Core Training Needs for Online Training Curriculum (Article Summary)

Business Enterprise Program
2014

Employment Outcomes of VR Consumers who are SSDI Beneficiaries (Article Summary)

Vocational Rehabilitation
2013