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Source: Journal of Disability Policy Studies
Resulting in 3 citations.
1. Gottfried, Michael A.
Bozick, Robert
Rose, Ernest
Moore, Ravaris L.
Does Career and Technical Education Strengthen the STEM Pipeline? Comparing Students With and Without Disabilities
Journal of Disability Policy Studies 26,4 (March 2016): 232-244.
Also: http://dps.sagepub.com/content/26/4/232.abstract
Cohort(s): NLSY97
Publisher: Sage Publications
Keyword(s): College Major/Field of Study/Courses; Disability; High School Curriculum; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

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Despite the strategic investment of the Perkins IV legislation to promote a broader application of career and technical education (CTE) to all students, it is unclear whether these initiatives distinctively support the needs of students with disabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study. This is a critical lapse in the research, as knowing the efficacy of CTE experiences in promoting the STEM pipeline will be important for policy makers as they consider new or revised educational policies to support the pursuit and persistence of students with disabilities into STEM fields. This study evaluates whether two CTE experiences (applied STEM course taking and school-based experiential programs) in high school differentially predict the declaration of STEM college majors for students with and without disabilities. Assessing nationally representative data, the analyses suggest that CTE experiences consisting of applied STEM courses and school-based experiential programs may both be sufficient to move through the STEM pipeline for students in the general population, but both are insufficient for supporting students with disabilities.
Bibliography Citation
Gottfried, Michael A., Robert Bozick, Ernest Rose and Ravaris L. Moore. "Does Career and Technical Education Strengthen the STEM Pipeline? Comparing Students With and Without Disabilities." Journal of Disability Policy Studies 26,4 (March 2016): 232-244.
2. Mann, David R.
Honeycutt, Todd C.
Is Timing Everything? Disability Onset of Youth and Their Outcomes As Young Adults
Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 25, 2 (July 2014): 117-129.
Also: http://dps.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/04/22/1044207313484176.abstract
Cohort(s): NLSY97
Publisher: Sage Publications
Keyword(s): Adolescent health; Disability; Education; Human Capital; Labor Force Participation; Transition, Adulthood

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The accumulation of human capital during childhood and adolescence greatly influences the value employers place on youth as they transition into the adult labor market. Disabilities acquired prior to adulthood have the potential to disrupt this critical human capital accumulation. This study examines how disability onset among youth affects their education and employment outcomes as young adults. We find that youth with limiting disabilities—especially mental limiting impairments—have poorer labor market and human capital outcomes than their peers without limitations. We also discover some evidence that youth with persistent or later onset disabilities have poorer outcomes than those whose disabilities dissipate as they become adults. These findings suggest that surveys targeting youth and young adults should consider including better measures of disability onset and mental impairment status to understand the disability characteristics of this population.
Bibliography Citation
Mann, David R. and Todd C. Honeycutt. "Is Timing Everything? Disability Onset of Youth and Their Outcomes As Young Adults." Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 25, 2 (July 2014): 117-129.
3. Mann, David R.
Wittenburg, David C.
Starting Behind: Wage and Employment Differentials Between Young Adults With and Without Disabilities
Journal of Disability Policy Studies 26,2 (September 2015): 89-99.
Also: http://dps.sagepub.com/content/26/2/89.abstract
Cohort(s): NLSY97
Publisher: Sage Publications
Keyword(s): Disability; Employment; Wage Gap; Wages

Permission to reprint the abstract has not been received from the publisher.

We estimate the wage offers and employment of young adults with and without disabilities using National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 data. We find evidence that wage offer and employment gaps between adults with and without disabilities emerge early and are largest for those with mental limitations or any type of severe limitation. The wage offer gaps we estimate between people with and without disabilities are almost always larger than the wage gaps between those groups. These employment and wage offer gaps that exist in early adulthood likely help explain some of the differences in human capital, employment, and earnings between older adults with and without disabilities. The results also highlight the need for interventions that improve the employability and wage offers of youth with disabilities.
Bibliography Citation
Mann, David R. and David C. Wittenburg. "Starting Behind: Wage and Employment Differentials Between Young Adults With and Without Disabilities." Journal of Disability Policy Studies 26,2 (September 2015): 89-99.