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Registration now open for the Annual Disability Statistics Compendium

by Kathryn Filanoski | Dec 13, 2019

The Annual Disability Statistics Compendium has finished. Click here to view presentation files and a recording of the 2.11.20 event.

February 11, 2020

Holiday Inn Washington - Capitol
550 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20024


Meeting Agenda

8:30 AM: Registration, beverages provided (not breakfast)

9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions: Andrew Houtenville, University of New Hampshire (UNH)

9:05 AM: Opening Remarks

  • David Wittenburg, Mathematica Policy Research (MPR)
  • Phillip Beatty, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

9:20 AM: Panel 1: Compendium, Annual Report, and State-Specific Reports
Moderator: Kimberly Phillips, UNH

  • Eric Lauer, UNH, Annual Disability Statistics Compendium
  • Andrew Houtenville, UNH, Annual Statistical Report People with Disability in America
  • Megan Henly, UNH, State-Specific Reports
  • Questions and Answers starting at 10:00 AM

10:30 AM: Break for 25 minutes

10:55 AM: Panel 2: Latest on Federal Data Collection
Moderator: Andrew Houtenville, UNH

  • Julie Weeks, National Center for Health Statistics, Disability Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics: An Update on 2019 Activities
  • Amy Steinweg, Census Bureau, Disability Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau
  • JoAnn Theirry, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Data Updates from the CDC
  • Daniel Rosenblum, Office of Disability Employment Policy, Job Seekers with Disabilities in the Public Workforce System
  • Questions and Answers starting at 11:40 AM

12:00 PM: Lunch, provided, one hour and ten minutes

1:10 PM: Reconvene and Introduce the Afternoon: David Mann, MPR

1:15 PM: Panel 3: Disability Statistics in Rural Communities
Moderator: Amanda Reichard, NIDILRR

  • Steve Hirsch, HRSA, What is Rural?
  • Catherine Ipsen and Lillie Greiman, University of Montana, RTC: Rural, Uncovering the intersection of rural and disability
  • Christiane von Reichert, University of Montana, Geography, Using the ACS PUMS to examine disability and migration
  • Questions and Answers starting at 2:20 PM

2:40 PM: Break for 15 minutes

2:55 PM: Panel 4: Opioid Use and Behavioral Health Among People with Disabilities
Moderator: Sarah Ruiz, NIDILRR

  • Monika Mitra (presenting), Sharon Reif, and Rachel Adams, Brandeis University, The intersection of opioid use disorder and disability – an overview
  • Eric Lauer, UNH, Substance Use disorders and behavioral health among people with and without disabilities
  • E. Sally Rogers, Boston University, Recovery-oriented services for individuals with psychiatric conditions
  • Ilhom Akobirshoev, Brandeis University, Opioid-related Emergency Department Visits among Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults
  • Questions and Answers starting at 4:00 PM

4:15 PM: Closing Comments

  • David Wittenburg, Mathematica Policy Research
  • Andrew Houtenville, UNH

4:30 PM: Adjourn

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