Publications for Download

Cmar, J. L., & McDonnall, M. C. (2020). A curriculum for teaching job search skills to youth with visual impairmentsVisual Impairment and Deafblind Education Quarterly, 65(2), 74-86.

Crudden, A., Sui, Z., & Lund, E. (2020). Employed vocational rehabilitation applicants with visual disabilities: Factors associated with timely service deliveryJournal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 114(1), 31-42.

Lund, E. M., & Cmar, J. L. (2020). A systematic review of factors related to employment in transition-age youth with visual impairmentsRehabilitation Psychology, 65(2), 122–136.

McDonnall, M. C., Cmar, J. L., & Lund, E. M. (2020). Comorbid traumatic brain injury and visual impairment: Vocational rehabilitation service provision and agency-level outcomes. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 114(1), 6–17.

McDonnall, M. C., Cmar, J. L., & McKnight, Z. S. (2020) The effect of visual impairment on return to work for vocational rehabilitation consumers with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Rehabilitation, 86(2), 47-55.

Steverson, A. (2020). Relationship of employment barriers to age of onset of vision lossJournal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 114(1), 63-69.

Cmar, J. L., & McDonnall, M. C. (2019). Characteristics, services, and outcomes of vocational rehabilitation consumers who are deaf-blind. Journal of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, 52(2), 12-24.

Cmar, J. L., & McDonnall, M. C. (2019). Effectiveness of a job search training program for youth with visual impairmentsCareer Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 42(4), 214-224.

Farrow, K., & Parkin-Bashizi, N. (2019). Job-readiness programs are foundational to successful employment outcomes. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 113(6), 551-556.

 

Lund, E. M., & Cmar, J. L. (2019). Factors related to employment outcomes for vocational rehabilitation consumers with visual impairments: A systematic reviewJournal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 113(6), 518-537.

Lund, E. M., & Cmar, J. L. (2019). A systematic review of factors related to employment outcomes for adults with visual impairmentsJournal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 113(6)493-517.

McDonnall, M. C., & Antonelli, K. (2019). The impact of a brief meeting on employer attitudes, knowledge, and intent to hire. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 63(3), 131–142.

McDonnall, M. C., & Antonelli, K. (2019). A second look at factors associated with employers hiring behavior regarding people who are blind or have low vision. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 113(6), 538–550.

McDonnall, M. C., & Cmar, J. (2019). Employment outcomes and job quality of vocational rehabilitation consumers with deaf-blindnessRehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 63(1), 13-24.

McDonnall, M. C., & Lund, E. M. (2020). Employers’ intent to hire people who are blind or visually impaired: A test of the theory of planned behaviorRehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 63(4), 206–215.

McDonnall, M. C., & Sui, C. (2019). Employment and unemployment rates of people who are blind or visually impaired: Estimates from multiple sources. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 113(6), 481–492.

McDonnall, M.C., & Cmar, J.L. (2019). Services for consumers who are deaf-blind: Vocational rehabilitation agency service models utilized and their effectiveness. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 113(1), 19-31.

McDonnall, M.C., Cmar, J.L., Antonelli, K., & Markoski, K.M. (2019). Professionals’ implicit attitudes about the competence of people who are blind. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 113(4), 341-354.

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

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

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

Cmar, J.L., McDonnall, M.C., & Markoski, K.M. (2018). In-school predictors of post-school employment for youth who are deaf-blind. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 41(4), 223-233.

Crudden, A. (2018). Transportation and vision loss: Where are we now?Insight: The Journal of American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses, 43(2), 19-24.

Crudden, A., & Steverson, A. (2018). Job retention and career advancement: VR agencies serving consumers with blindness or low vision and WIOAJournal of Rehabilitation, 84(4), 39-45.

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

Crudden, A., McDonnall, M. C., & Sui, Z. (2018). Losing employment: At-risk employed vocational rehabilitation applicants with vision lossJournal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112(5), 461-474.

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

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

Giesen, J.M., & Lang, A.H. (2018). Predictors of earnings enabling likely roll departure for SSDI beneficiaries with visual impairments in vocational rehabilitationJournal of Disability Policy Studies, 29(3), 166-177.

McDonnall, M. C., & Antonelli, K. (2018). Employers’ implicit attitudes about the competence of people who are blindRehabilitation Psychology, 63(4), 502–511.

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

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

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

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

Packer, J., & Reuschel, W. (2018). VoIP accessibility: A usability study of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) systems and a survey of VoIP users with Vision Loss. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 112(1), 47–60. 

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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., 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.

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.

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.

McDonnall, M. C. (2017). Additional evidence for the validity of the Employer Attitudes toward Blind Employees Scale. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 60(3), 155-162.

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.

Crudden, A. (2015). Transportation Issues: Perspectives of Orientation and Mobility Providers. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 109(6), 457-468.

Crudden, A., McDonnall, M., Hierholzer, A. (2015). Transportation: An Electronic Survey of Persons who are Blind or Visually Impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 109(6), 445-456.

Farrow, K. (2015). Using a group approach to motivate adults to learn braille. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 109(4), 318-321.

McDonnall, M. C., & Crudden, A. (2015). Building relationships with businesses: Recommendations from employers concerning persons who are blind or visually impaired. Journal of Rehabilitation, 81(3), 43-50.

McDonnall, M. C., Crudden, A., & O'Mally, J. (2015). Predictors of employer attitudes toward people who are blind or visually impaired as employees. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 42(1), 41-50.

Bybee, J., & Cavenaugh, B.S. (2014). Randolph-Sheppard national online training curriculum for program staff: Findings from a national survey of Randolph-Sheppard directors. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 108(2), 157-162.

McDonnall, M. C. (2014). Employer attitudes towards blind or visually impaired employees: Initial development of a measurement instrument. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 58(1), 29-36.

McDonnall, M. C., O’Mally, J., & Crudden, A. (2014). Employer knowledge of and attitudes toward individuals who are blind or visually impaired as employees. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 108(3), 213-225.

Giesen, J. M., & Cavenaugh, B. S. (2013). Disability insurance beneficiaries with visual impairments in vocational rehabilitation: Socio-demographic influences on employment. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 107(6), 453-467.

Cavenaugh, B., & Giesen, J.M. (2012). A systematic review of transition interventions affecting the employability of youths with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 106(7), 400-413.

Crudden, A. (2012). Transition to employment: Components for success. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 106(7), 389-399.

Giesen, J. M., & Cavenaugh, B. S. (2012). Transition-age youth who are blind in vocational rehabilitation: A new look at competitive outcomes and services. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 106(8), 475-487.

Giesen, J. M., Cavenaugh, B. S., & McDonnall, M. C. (2012). Academic supports, cognitive disability, and mathematics achievements for visually impaired youth: A multilevel modeling approach. International Journal of Special Education, 27(1), 17-26.

LeJeune, B.J. (2012). Severe brain injury, vision loss and promising employment models. Visibility, 6(2), 7-9.

LeJeune, B.J., & Orr, A.L. (2012). Preparation starts early: A transition activity calendar for students with visual impairments moving from high school to college. Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, 5(3), 183-186.

McDonnall, M. C., & Giesen, J. M. (2012). Project H.I.R.E.: An online employment preparation program for college students who are blind or visually impaired. Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, 5(2), 111-122.

McDonnall, M. C., & O’Mally, J. (2012). Characteristics of early work experiences and their association with future employment. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 106(3), 133-144.

McDonnall, M. C., Cavenaugh, B. S., & Giesen, J. M. (2012). The relationship between parental involvement and achievement for students with visual impairments. Journal of Special Education, 45(4), 204-215.

Crudden, A., & Sansing, W. (2011). Unmet needs: Service issues for persons who are blind or visually impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 105(3), 170-180.

McDonnall, M. C. (2011). Physical status as a moderator of depressive symptoms among older adults with dual sensory loss. Rehabilitation Psychology, 56(1), 67-76.

McDonnall, M. C. (2011). Predictors of employment for youth with visual impairments: Findings from the second National Longitudinal Transition Study. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 105(8), 453-466.

Jacko, V. A., Cobo, H., Cobo, A., Fleming, R., & Moore, J. E. (2010). Mainstream employment in music production for individuals who are visually impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 104(9), 519-522.

LeJeune, B. J. (2010). Aging with dual sensory loss: Thoughts from consumer focus groups. AER Journal: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, 3(4), 146-152.

LeJeune, B.J. (2010). Brain injury and personnel preparation at Mississippi State University. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 104(10), 658-660.

McDonnall, M. C. (2010). The employment and postsecondary educational status of transition-age youths with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 104(5), 298-303.

McDonnall, M. C. (2010). Factors predicting post-high school employment for young adults with visual impairments. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 54(1), 36-45.

McDonnall, M. C. (2009). The effects of developing a dual sensory loss on depression in older adults: A longitudinal study. Journal of Aging and Health, 21(8), 1179-1199.

McDonnall, M. C. (2009). Risk factors for depression among older adults with dual sensory loss. Aging and Mental Health, 13(4), 569-576.

McDonnall, M. C., & Crudden, A. (2009). Factors affecting the successful employment of transition age youth with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 103(6), 329-341.

McDonnall, M. C., & LeJeune, B. J. (2008). Employment among older adults with combined hearing and vision loss. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 39(3), 3-9.

Capella-McDonnall, M. E. (2007). Effectiveness of the Ticket to Work program for beneficiaries with blindness and low vision: Comparisons with other beneficiaries. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 101(5), 296-301.

Capella-McDonnall, M. E. (2007). The need for health promotion for adults with blindness or low vision. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 101(3), 133-145.

Capella-McDonnall, M. E. (2006). Use of the homemaker closure with consumers who are blind or visually impaired versus consumers with other disabilities. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, 30(4), 229-240.

Cavenaugh, B. S., Giesen, J. M., & Steinman, B. A. (2006). Contextual effects of race/ethnicity on vocational rehabilitation acceptance of legally blind consumers. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(7), 425-436.

Giesen, J. M., & Cavenaugh, B. S. (2006). Evaluation in the Older Blind Independent Living Program: Advantages of a structural equation modeling approach. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(8), 482-487.

Moore, J. E., Steinman, B. A., Giesen, J. M., & Frank, J. J. (2006). Functional outcomes and consumer satisfaction in the Older Blind Independent Living Program. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(5), 285-294.

Steinman, B. A., LeJeune B. J., & Kimbrough, B. T. (2006). Developmental stages of reading processes in children who are blind and sighted. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(1), 36-46.

Capella-McDonnall, M. E. (2005). The effects of single and dual sensory loss on symptoms of depression in the elderly. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 20(9), 855-861.

Capella-McDonnall, M. E. (2005). The Ticket to Work Program: Employment networks' views on serving blind or visually impaired beneficiaries. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 99(6), 336-344.

Capella-McDonnall, M.E. (2005). Predictors of competitive employment for blind and visually impaired consumers of vocational rehabilitation services. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 99(5), 303-315.

Cavenaugh, B. S., & Steinman, B. A. (2005). Estimated Numbers of Eligible Persons for Blindness and Low Vision Services under Expanded Medicare. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 99(7), 431-436.

Crudden, A., Sansing, W., & Butler, S. (2005). Overcoming employment barriers: Strategies from rehabilitation providers. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 99(6), 325-335.

Miller, K. R., Vernon, M., & Capella, M. E. (2005). Violent offenders in a deaf prison population. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 10(4), 417-425.

Moore, C., Giesen, J. M., & Cavenaugh, B. S. (2005). Latino VR access rates by disability type and proportions in the general population with disabilities. The Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 36(2), 25-32.

Steinman, B. A., Moore, J. E., Cavenaugh, B. S., & Palmer, C. D. (2005). Effects of order of selection and presence of significant disability on number and cost of purchased services to consumers who are blind. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, 29(4), 259-268.

Berry, P., Mascia, J. & Steinman, B. A. (2004). Vision and hearing loss in older adults: Double trouble. Journal of Long-Term Home Health Care, 5(1), 35-40.

Giesen, J. M., Cavenaugh, B. S., & Sansing, W.K. (2004). Access to vocational rehabilitation: The impact of race and ethnicity. Journal of Blindness and Low Vision, 98(7), 410-419.

Steinman, B. A., Kimbrough, B. T., Johnson, F. & Lejeune, B. J. (2004). Transferring standard English braille skills to UEBC: A pilot study. Rehabilitation Education for Blindness and Visual Impairment, 36(3), 103-111.

Warren, P.R., Giesen, J.M., & Cavenaugh, B. S. (2004). Effects of race, gender, and other characteristics of legally blind consumers on homemaker closure. Journal of Rehabilitation, 70(4), 16-21.

LeJeune, B. J., Steinman, B. A., & Mascia, J. (2003). Enhancing socialization of older persons experiencing loss of both vision and hearing. Generations: Journal of the American Society on Aging, 27(1), 95-97.

Moore, J. E. (2003). Using program evaluation to improve service delivery for older individuals who are blind. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 97(1), 42-45.

Moore, J. E., & Cavenaugh, B. S. (2003). Self-employment for persons who are blind. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 97(6), 366-369.

Butler, S., Crudden, A., Sansing, W., & LeJeune, B.J. (2002). Employment barriers: Access to assistive technology and research needs. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 96(9), 664-667.

Cavenaugh, B. S., & Rogers, P. (2002). Employment patterns of older workers with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 96(9), 655-658.

Crudden, A. (2002). Employment after vision loss: Results of a collective case study. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 96(9), 615-621.

Schaefer, K., & Moore, J. E. (2002). Strategies for enhancing the Business Enterprise Program. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 96(9), 659-663.

Kirby-Green, G. & Moore, J. E. (2001). The effects of cyclical psychodynamics therapy on the codependence of families with legally blind children. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 95(3), 167-172.

Moore, J. E., Giesen, J. M., Weber, J. M., & Crews, J. E. (2001). Functional outcomes reported by consumers of the independent living program for older individuals who are blind. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 95(7), 403-417.