Research

Research and Publications Produced Through Project REDD

Montague, M. L., Sweet, K. S., Stough, L. M., Sharp, A. N., & Miracle, I. (accepted for publication). Disaster recovery resource and service databases. Journal of Emergency Management.

Ducy, E. M., & Stough, L. M. (in press). Educational experiences of children and youth with disabilities impacted by wildfires. Disaster Prevention and Management.

Stough, L. M., Ducy, E. M., Kang, D., & Lee, S. (2020). School safety and students with disabilities. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 45, 1-10 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101447.

Stough, L. M. & Ducy. E. M. (2019). Evacuating under fire: Children with special healthcare needs in disaster. Research Counts. Boulder, CO:  Natural Hazards Center. https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/special-collection/evacuating-under-fire-children-with-special-healthcare-needs-in-disaster

Stough, L. M., & Kelman, I. (2018). People with disabilities and disasters. In H. Rodriguez, J. Trainor, & W. Donner (Eds.), Handbook of disaster research (2nd ed. pp. 225-242). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63254-4_12

Stough, L. M., & North. C. S. (2018). The association of adverse mental health effects with repeated exposure to disasters. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 30(1), 17-24.

Stough, L. M., Ducy, E. M., & Holt, J. M. (2017). Changes in the social relationships of individuals with disabilities displaced by disaster. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 24, 474-481. doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.06.020

Stough, L. M., Ducy, E. M., & Kang, D. (2017). Addressing the needs of children with disabilities experiencing disaster or terrorism. Current Psychiatry Reports, 19(24), 1-10. doi:10.1007/s11920-017-0776-8

Stough, L. M. (2017). What comes after Hurricane Harvey for people with disabilities? Restoring, recovering, and rebuilding. Research Counts. Boulder, CO:  Natural Hazards Center. https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/what-comes-after-hurricane-harvey-for-people-with-disabilities-restoring-recovering-and-rebuilding

Stough, L. M., Sharp, A. N., Resch, J. A., Decker, C., & Wilker, N. (2016). Barriers to the long term recovery of individuals with disabilities following disaster. Disasters, 40(3), 387-410. doi:10.1111/disa.12161

Phillips, B. K., & Stough, L. M. (2016). Populations with functional or access needs. In K. Koenig, & C. Schultz, (Eds.), Disaster medicine: Comprehensive principles and practices (2nd ed. pp. 137-162). Cambridge, NY: Cambridge University. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139629317.013

Stough, L.M., & Kang, D. (2016). Disability and disaster: Explorations and exchanges, Texas Disability Integration Newsletter, 2(3), 2-3.

Stough, L. M., & Kang, D. (2016). The Sendai Agreement and disaster risk reduction: Conceptual influences from the field of disability studies. Natural Hazards Observer, 40(5), 4-9. https://hazards.colorado.edu/article/the-sendai-agreement-and-disaster-risk-reduction-conceptual-influences-from-the-field-of-disability-studies

Stough, L. M., Sharp, A. N., Resch, A., Decker, C., & Wilker, N. (2015). Barriers to the long-term recovery of individuals with disabilities following disaster. Disasters. doi:10.1111/disa.12161

Kelman, I., & Stough, L. M. (2015). Introduction. In Major Hazards and People with Disabilities Toolkit. Council of Europe: Author. https://rm.coe.int/1680467003

Stough, L. M., & Kelman, I. (2015). Exploring and exchanging (dis)ability and (dis)aster. In I. Kelman, & L. Stough (Eds.), Disaster and disability: Exchanges and explorations (pp. 175-186). New York: Palgrave/MacMillan. doi:10.1057/9781137486004_25

Kelman, I., & Stough, L. M., & (2015). (Dis)ability and (dis)aster. In I. Kelman, & L. Stough (Eds.), Disaster and Disability: Exchanges and Explorations (pp. 3-14). New York: Palgrave/MacMillan. doi:10.1057/9781137486004_1

Kelman, I., & Stough, L. M. (Eds.). (2015). Disability and disaster: Exchanges and explorations. New York: Palgrave/MacMillan Press. doi.org/10.1057/9781137486004

Stough, L. M., & Kang, D. (2015). The Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction and persons with disabilities. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 6(2), 140-149. doi:10.1007/s13753-015-0051-8

Stough, L. M. (2015). World Report on Disability, intellectual disabilities, and disaster preparedness: Costa Rica as a case example. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities.  doi:10.1111/jppi.12116

Stough, L. M., & McAdams Ducy, E. (2014). Disaster and disabilities. In C. R. Reynolds, K. J. Vannest, & E. Fletcher-Janzen, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Special Education (4th ed. pp. 852-854). New York: John Wiley & Son.

Stough, L. M., & Mayhorn, C. (2013). Population segments with disabilities. Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 31(3), 384-402.

Ducy, E. M., Stough, L. M., & Clark, M. C. (2012). Choosing agency in the midst of vulnerability: Using critical disability theory to examine a disaster narrative. In S. Steinberg and G. Canella (Eds.), Critical qualitative research reader (pp. 307-317). New York: Peter Lang.

Stough, L. M., & Peek, L. (2012). Children with disabilities in disaster. In B. Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, and I. Kelman. Handbook of hazards, disaster risk reduction, and management (pp. 415-416). New York: Routledge.

McAdams Ducy, E., & Stough, L. M. (2011). Exploring the support role of special education teachers after Hurricane Ike: Children with significant disabilities. Journal of Family Issues, 32, 1325-1345. doi:10.1177/0192513X11412494

Stough, L. M. (2011). Disaster case management: Disaster case management and individuals with disabilities following Hurricane Katrina. Brain Injury Professional, 6(4), 18-21. doi:10.1037/a0020079

Stough, L. M., & Kailes, J. I. (2010). Disabilities and disaster. In K. Penuel, & M. Statler. Encyclopedia of disaster relief (pp. 109-110). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Peek, L., & Stough, L. M. (2010). Children with disabilities in the context of disaster: A social vulnerability perspective. Child Development, 81(4), 1260-1270.  doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01466.x

Stough, L. M., Sharp, A. N., Decker, C., & Wilker, N. (2010). Disaster case management and individuals with disabilities. Rehabilitation Psychology, 55(3), 211-220. doi:10.1037/a0020079

Stough, L. M., Villarreal, E., & Castillo, L. G. (2010). Disaster and social vulnerability: The case of undocumented Mexican migrant workers. In J. D. Rivera and D. S. Miller (Eds.), Minority resiliency and the legacy of disaster (pp. 297-315). New York: Edwin Mellen.

Stough, L. M. (2009). The effects of disaster on the mental health of individuals with disabilities. In Y. Neria, S. Galea, & F. H. Norris (Eds.), Mental health and disasters. (pp. 264-276). New York: Cambridge University. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511730030.015.

Other Research and Publications from Dr. Stough

Hwang, J., Li, W., Stough, L. M., Lee, C., & Turnbull, K. (2020). People with disabilities’ perceptions of autonomous vehicles as a viable transportation option to improve mobility: An exploratory study using mixed methods. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2020.1833115

Hwang, J., Li, W., Stough, L. M., Lee, C., & Turnbull, K. (2020). A focus group on the potential of autonomous vehicles as a viable transportation option: Perspectives from people with disabilities and public transit agencies. Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behavior, 70, 260-274. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2020.03.007

Sweet, K., LeBlanc, J., Stough, L. M., & Sweany, N. (2019). Community building and knowledge sharing by individual with disabilities using social media. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 1-11. doi: 10.1111/jcal.12377

Ducy, E. M., & Stough, L. M. (2018). Teacher perspectives on grief among children with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Loss and Trauma. doi:10.1080/15325024.2018.1434859

Kaya, F., Stough, L., & Juntune, J. (2016). Verbal and nonverbal intelligence scores within the context of poverty. Gifted Education International, 1-16. doi:10.1177/0261429416640332

Kaya, F., Stough, L. M, & Juntune, J. (2016). The effect of poverty on the verbal scores of gifted students. Educational Studies. doi:10.1080/03055698.2016.1148585

Kaya, F., Juntune, J., & Stough, L. (2015). Intelligence and its relationship to achievement. Elementary Education Online, 14(3), 1060-1078. doi.org/10.17051/io.2015.25436

Moltó, C. C., Florian, L., Rouse, M., & Stough, L. M. (2010). Attitudes to diversity: A cross-cultural study of education students in Spain, England, and the United States. European Journal of Teacher Education, 33(3), 245-264. doi:10.1080/02619768.2010.495771

Herzberg, T. S., & Stough, L. M. (2009). The quality of brailled instructional materials produced in Texas public schools. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 103(10), 722-733. doi:10.1177/0145482X0910301015

Cannella, G. S., Collins, D. R., & Stough, L. M. (2009). Ongoing work of scholars of the critical childhood collaborative. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal, 7(2), 14-17.

Cifuentes, L., Sharp, A. N., Bulu, S., Benz, M., & Stough, L. M. (2009). Developing a Web 2.0-based system with user-authored content for community use and teacher education. Educational Technology Research and Development, 58(4), 377-398.  doi:10.1007/s11423-009-9141-x

Herzberg, T. S., & Stough, L. M. (2007). The production of brailled instructional materials in Texas public schools. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 101(8), 465-478. doi:10.1177/0145482X0710100803

Palmer, D. J., & Stough, L. M. (2005). Identifying teacher expertise: An examination of researchers’ decision-making, Educational Psychologist, 40(1), 13-25. doi:10.1207/s15326985ep4001_2

Herzberg, T. S., Stough, L. M., & Clark, C. M. (2004). Teaching and assessing the appropriateness of uncontracted Braille, Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 98(12), 773-779. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145482×0409801204

Stough, L. M., & Palmer, D. J (2003). Special thinking in special settings: A qualitative study of expert special educators. The Journal of Special Education, 36(4) 206-222.  doi:10.1177/002246690303600402

Stough, L. M. (2003). Special education and severe disabilities in Costa Rica: Developing inclusion in a developing country. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 28(1), 7-15.  doi:10.2511/rpsd.28.1.7

Evans, R. A., & Stough, L. M. (2002). Self-injurious behaviors: Suggested functions and interventions. Beyond Behavior, 12(1), 3-7.

Stough, L. M. (2002). Teaching special education in Costa Rica. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 34(5), 34-39. doi:10.1177/004005990203400506

Roberts, C. D., Stough, L. M., & Parrish, L. H. (2002). The role of genetic counseling in the elective termination of pregnancies involving fetuses with disabilities. The Journal of Special Education, 36(1), 48-55. doi:10.1177/00224669020360010501

Emmer, E. T., & Stough, L. M. (2001). Classroom management: A critical part of educational psychology and teacher education. Educational Psychologist, 36(2), 103-112.  doi:10.1207/S15326985EP3602_5

McCarthy, M. G., & Stough, L. M. (1999). The qualifying game: A search for services by individuals with disabilities. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 34(4), 485-498. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23889046

Stough, L. M. & Baker, L. (1999). Identifying depression in students with mental retardation. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 31(4), 62-66. doi:10.1177/004005999903100411

Stough, L. M., & Emmer, E. T. (1998). Teachers’ emotions and test feedback. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 11(2), 341-361. doi:10.1080/095183998236809

Algert, N. E., & Stough, L. M. (1998). Advocacy: The power within. The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, 20(2), 26-32.

Stough, L. M., & Aguirre-Roy, A. R. (1997). Learning disabilities in Costa Rica: Challenges for “an army of teachers.” Journal of Learning Disabilities, 30(5), 566-571. doi:10.1177/002221949703000513

Recent Presentations

Invited Presentations

Stough, L. M., & Sharp, A. N. (2020, September). The long-term disaster recovery toolkit for individuals with disabilities. Invited webinar presentation for the Texas Governor’s Committee on Persons with Disabilities. Austin, TX.

Stough, L. M. (2020, September). Disaster preparedness and children with disabilities. Invited webinar presentation for the Texas Department of State Health Services. Austin, TX.

Stough, L. M. (2020, July). Impact of disasters on children with complex and special needs. Invited panelist for the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. From Hurricane Katrina to Paradise Wildfires, Exploring Themes in Disaster Human Services. Washington, DC.

Stough, L. M., & Montague, M. L. (2020, June). Needs of people with IDD during the COVID-19 pandemic. Invited webinar presentation for the IDD Council of Tarrant County. Tarrant County, TX.

Stough, L. M. (2020, June). The Center on Disability and Development responds. Invited webinar presentation for the Association of Universities on Developmental Disabilities. AUCD town hall on COVID-19. Washington, DC.

Stough, L. M. (2020, May). COVID-19: Advice on your questions. Invited webinar presentation for the Association of Universities on Developmental Disabilities. COVID-19 Public Health Webinar Series: Session 4: Advice on Your Questions. Washington, DC.

Stough, L. M. (2020, April). CONVERGE virtual forum- COVID-19 working groups for public health and social sciences research. Invited webinar presentation for the Natural Hazards Center and the National Science Foundation. University of Colorado, CO.

Stough, L. M. (2020, April). COVID-19: Becoming part of the response. Invited webinar presentation for the Association of Universities on Developmental Disabilities. COVID-19 Public Health Webinar Series: Session 1: Advice from Medical Providers. Washington, DC.

Stough, L. M., Wolinsky, E., Harrison, T., & Sharp, A. N. (2020, April). COVID-19: Considerations for individuals with disabilities. Invited webinar presentation for the Texas Governor’s Committee on Persons with Disabilities. Austin, TX.

Stough, L. M. (2020, March). CONVERGE virtual forum- New and proposed research on Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Natural Hazards Center and the National Science Foundation. University of Colorado, CO.

Stough, L. M. (2019, December). Designing the Mobile Tips for first responders on disabilities and other functional and access needs. Invited presentation at the Enhancing Response, Protecting Dignity:  Disability Tips and Tools for First Responders Conference. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Stough, L. M. (2019, October). Enhancing your skills in conducting qualitative studies: A dialogue with an expert panel. Invited presentation at the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.

Stough, L. M. (2019, September). Recovery after disasters and individuals with disabilities- What we know and what we do not. Invited presentation at the Americans with Disabilities Act Update Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Stough, L. M. (2019, June). Recovery after disasters for individuals with disabilities. Invited presentation at the Creating Resiliency among Vulnerable Populations Conference, El Paso, TX.

Stough, L. M. (2019, May). Individuals with developmental disabilities and disasters. Invited presentation at the Metrocare Mental Health Services Conference, Richardson, TX.

Stough, L. M. (2019, April). Research on disasters and disability. Invited presentation at the Hazards Risk Reduction Center Fellows Forum at Texas A&M University.

Stough, L. M. (2018, April). Disability and disaster. Invited presentation at the annual Autism Conference at the Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. University of the Virgin Islands.

Stough, L. M. (2016, November). Disaster and disability: Known and unknown. Invited presentation to the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction. University College London, UK.

Stough, L. M., & Leal, D., & (2016, March). Person-first language: Addressing disability-related issues for public servants. Invited presentation to the Bush School for Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University.

Stough, L. M. (2016, March). The social and psychological effects of disaster on children and adults with disabilities. Invited presentation to the School of Public Health, Texas A&M University.

 

Refereed Conference Presentations     

Stough, L. M., Montague, M. L., & Miracle, I. (2021, February). School personnel as partners in disaster preparedness and recovery. Presented at the Texas Transition Conference. College Station, TX.

Montague, M. L., Stough, L. M., Sweet, K. S., & Miracle, I. (2021, February). The REDDy model for online disaster directory creation. Presented at the Disaster PRIMR 2021 Conference. College Station, TX.

Lynch, P. S., Sweet, K. S., Montague, M. L., Stough, L. M., & Sharp, A. (2020, February). Disaster preparedness and recovery for students with disabilities: The role of educators. Presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children. Portland, OR.

Sweet, K. S., Sharp, A. N., & Stough, L. M. (2019, November). ReDiscovery training and education on the needs of individuals with disabilities and access and functional needs following Hurricane Harvey. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington, D.C.

Stough, L. M. (2019, November). Listening to voices of the disability community recovering from disaster. Panel at the annual meeting of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington, D.C.

Lynch, P. S., Sweet, K. S., Montague, M. L., Stough, L. M., & Sharp, A. (2019, October). Disaster preparedness: Facilitating self-determination for evacuation and recovery for adolescents with disabilities. Presentation at the Division of Career Development and Transition Annual Conference, Council for Exceptional Children. Seattle, WA.

Stough, L. M., Sweet, Kayla S., & Montague, M. L. (2019, September). Resources for Disasters and Disability (REDDy) Directory providing independence and resilience post Hurricane Harvey. Presentation at the Resilience Rising: Research and Practice on Harvey and Hazards of the Future, College Station, TX.

Ducy, E.M., & Stough, L.M. (2019, July). Evacuating under fire: Children with disabilities and the 2017 Sonoma County fires. Presentation at the International Research Committee on Disasters Researchers Meeting, Broomfield, CO.

Ducy, E.M., Fishback, S., Stough, L.M. (2019, April). The Northern California wildfires: Perceptions from parents of children with disabilities. Poster presentation at the Sonoma State University Faculty & Graduate Symposium, Rohnert Park, CA.

Stough, L. M., & Sweet, K. S. (2019, April). Disability- and disaster-related tools for organizations at the local level. Presentation at the Texas Emergency Management Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Stough, L. M., Kang, D., & Ducy, E. M. (2018, November). Children with disabilities experiencing disaster or terrorism. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington, D.C.

Stough, L. M., Sharp, A. N., & Sweet, K. (2018, November). The REsources for Disasters and Disability (REDDy) Directory. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington, D.C.

Stough, L. M. & Sweet, K. (2018, November). Mobile tips for first responders – Responding to Hurricane Harvey. Poster at the annual meeting of the Texas Emergency Medical Services Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

Stough, L. M. (2018, July). The vulnerability of children in school-related disasters. Presentation at the International Research Committee on Disasters Researchers Meeting, Broomfield, CO.

Stough, L.M., Lee, S, & Kang, D. (2018, July). Seven school-related disasters. Poster presentation at the Natural Hazards Workshop, Broomfield, CO.

Stough, L. M., Kang, D. & Lee, S. (2018, February). Disasters in schools: Implications for teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Stough, L. M. (2017, November). Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria: Effects on people with disabilities. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington, D.C.