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 Funded by the United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

NRTC Publications: 2016 to Present

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2018

McDonnall, M. C., Crudden, A., & Steverson, A. (2018). Impact of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Changes on agencies serving consumers with blindness and low vision. Journal of Rehabilitation, 84(3), 39-45.

McDonnall, M. C., & Sui, Z. (2018). Effectiveness of a business development training for rehabilitation counselors who work with consumers who are blind or visually impaired. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0034355218796276

Crudden, A., Giesen, J. M., & Sui, Z. (2018). Contrasting competitively employed and unemployed VR applicants with visual disabilities: Characteristics and VR service delivery patterns. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 49(1), 117-126.

Cmar, J. L., & McDonnall, M. C. (2018). Effectiveness of a job search training program for youth with visual impairments. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/2165143418792238

Antonelli, K., O’Mally, J., & Steverson, A. (2018). Participant experiences in an employment mentoring program for college students with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112 (3), 274-286.

McDonnall, M.C., & Crudden, A. (2018). Predictors of employer attitudes toward blind employees, revisited. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 48 (2), 221-231.

Antonelli, K., Steverson, A., & O'Mally J. (2018). College graduates with visual impairments: A report on seeking and finding employment. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112(1), 33-45.

Crudden, A., Steverson, A.C., Cmar, J.L. (2018). Drivers with low vision: Characteristics and transportation issues. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112(2), 131-142.

McDonnall, M.C. (2018). Factors associated with employer hiring decisions regarding people who are blind or have low vision. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112(2), 197-203.

Cmar, J. L., McDonnall, M. C., & Crudden, A. (2018). Transportation self-efficacy and employment among individuals with visual impairments. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 48 (2), 257-268.

McDonnall, M.C., & Cmar, J. (2018). Employment outcomes and job quality of vocational rehabilitation consumers with deaf-blindness. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0034355218769461

Giesen, J.M., & Lang, A.H. (2018). Predictors of earnings enabling likely roll departure for SSDI beneficiaries with visual impairments in vocational rehabilitation. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/1044207318780363

Farrow, K., Holden, C., Lecher, E., & Larges, L. (2018). Increasing access to vision rehabilitation services for seniors through collaboration with occupational therapists. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112(3), 301-306.

McDonnall, M.C., & Cmar, J.L. (2018). Experiences of young adults with deaf-blindness after high school. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112(4), 403-410.

2017

Cmar, J.L., McDonnall, M.C., & Markoski, K.M. (2017). In-school predictors of post-school employment for youth who are deaf-blind. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/2165143417736057

Crudden, A., Antonelli, K., & O'Mally, J. (2017). A customized transportation intervention for persons with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 111(4), 341-353.

McDonnall, M.C. (2017). Working with business: Counselor expectations, actions, and challenges. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 31(2), 135-145. DOI: 10.1891/2168-6653.31.2.135.

O'Mally, J., & Steverson, A. (2017). Reflections on developing an employment mentoring program for college students who are blind. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 111(3), 271-276.

Crudden, A., Cmar, J.L., & McDonnall, M.C. (2017). Stress associated with transportation: A survey of persons with visual impairment. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness , 111(3), 219-230.

McDonnall, M.C. (2017). The relationship between employer contact with vocational rehabilitation and hiring decisions about individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Journal of Rehabilitation, 83(1), 50-58.

McDonnall, M.C., Crudden, A, LeJeune, B.J., & Steverson, A. (2017). Availability of mental health services for individuals who are deaf or deaf-blind. Journal of Social Work In Disability & Rehabilitation, 16(1), 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/1536710X.2017.1260515.

Hierholzer, A.C., & Bybee, J. (2017). Working with Randolph-Sheppard entrepreneurs who are deafblind: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 111(1), 61-71.

2016

Farrow, K., Steverson, A. (2016). A summary of services provided by Chapter 2 Programs: A review of Older Individuals who are Blind performance report data from years 2008-2013. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110(6), 461-467.

McDonnall, M.C., Crudden, A, LeJeune, B.J., Steverson, A., & O'Donnell, N. (2016). Needs and challenges of seniors with combined hearing and vision loss. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110(6), 399-411.

O'Mally, J. & Antonelli, K. (2016). The effect of career mentoring on employment outcomes for college students who are legally blind. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 110(5), 295-307.

Packer, J. & Reuschel, W. (2016). The accessibility of multifunction printers: An updated usability study of accessible multifunction printers and a survey of multifunction printer users with vision loss. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110(1), 27-39.

McDonnall, M. C. (2016). Additional evidence for the validity of the Employer Attitudes toward Blind Employees Scale. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0034355216642598

Giesen, J.M., & Hierholzer, A. (2016). Vocational rehabilitation services and employment for SSDI beneficiaries with visual impairments. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 44(2), 175-189.

Crudden, A., O'Mally, J., & Antonelli, K. (2016). Transportation self-efficacy and social problem-solving of persons who are blind or visually impaired. Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation, 15(1), 52-62.

McDonnall, M. C. (2016). The relationship between vocational rehabilitation professional's interactions with businesses and employment outcomes for consumers who are blind or visually impaired. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 59(4), 203-212. DOI: 10.1177/0034355215586389

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