Assessing disability inclusion climate in the workplace: A brief report

Kanako Iwanaga, Xiangli Chen, Jia Rung Wu, Beatrice Lee, Fong Chan, Jill Bezyak, Teresa Ann Grenawalt, Timothy N. Tansey

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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the measurement structure of the Abbreviated Disability Inclusion Scale. METHODS: Exploratory factor analysis results indicated a two-factor measurement structure (disability inclusion climate and disability inclusion preparedness). CONCLUSION: Higher levels of disability inclusion were found to be associated with lower levels of employer stigma. The Abbreviated Disability Inclusion Scale can be used as part of an assessment battery in demand-side employment research for model testing, as well as an outcome measure in intervention research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-271
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy

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