I frequently publish scholarship in peer-reviewed academic journals and law review journals. I have also authored book chapters and government reports.

 Journal Articles

Parish, S.L., Son, E. Powell, R.M., & Igdalsky, L. (in press). Reproductive cancer treatment hospitalizations of US women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. 

Powell, R.M., Mitra, M., Smeltzer, S.C., Long-Bellil, L.M., Smith, L.D., Rosenthal, E., & Iezzoni, L.I. (2017). Breastfeeding among women with physical disabilities in the United States. Journal of Human Lactation. [DOI: 10.1177/0890334417739836].

Powell, R.M., Parish, S.L., & Akobirshoev, I. (2017). The health and economic wellbeing of US mothers with intellectual impairments. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30(3), 456-468. [DOI: 10.1111/jar.12308].

Powell, R.M. (2017). Safeguarding the rights of parents with intellectual disabilities in child welfare cases: The convergence of social science and law. CUNY Law Review, 20(1), 127-149.

Powell, R.M., Mitra, M., Smeltzer, S.C., Long-Bellil, L.M., Smith, L.D., & Iezzoni, L.I. (2017). Family attitudes and reactions towards pregnancy among women with physical disabilities. Women’s Health Issues, 27(3), 345-350. [DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2017.01.003].

Sannicandro, T., Parish, S.L., Son, E., & Powell, R.M. (2017). Health care changes for children with special health care needs, 2005-2011. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 21(3), 524-530. [DOI: 10.1007/s10995-016-2136-4].

Powell, R.M. & Parish, S.L. (2017). Behavioural and cognitive outcomes in young children of mothers with intellectual impairments. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 61(1), 50-61. [DOI: 10.1111/jir.12308].

Powell, R.M., Andrews, E.E., & Ayers, K. (2016). RE: Menstrual management for adolescents with disabilities. Pediatrics, 138(6), e20163112A. [DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-3112A].

Powell, R.M., Parish. S.L., & Akobirshoev, I. (2016). Health of young children whose mothers have intellectual disabilities. American Journal on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, 121(4), 281-294. [DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-121.4.281].

Powell, R.M. & Stein, M.A. (2016). Persons with disabilities and their sexual, reproductive, and parenting rights: An international comparative analysis. Frontiers of Law in China 11(1), 53-85. [DOI: 10.3868/s050-005-016-0005-6].

Swaine, J.G., Parish, S.L., Igdalsky, L., & Powell, R.M. (2016). Consumers’ and workers’ perspectives about consumer-directed services in the United States. Disability and Health Journal, 9(3), 464-471. [DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.01.002].

Powell, R.M (2015). Federal agencies say state cannot discriminate against parents with disabilities. Child Law Practice (34)3, 46-47.

Powell, R.M. (2014). Can parents lose custody simply because they are disabled? GPSolo 31(2), 14-17.

Powell, R.M. (2014). From the delivery room to the courtroom: Ensuring the rights of parents with disabilities. Health Law Reporter.

Powell, R.M. (2013). Federal agency shines light on parents with disabilities and their children, Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, CW360° (9), 26.

Powell, R.M. & Heaphy, D. (2009). Civil rights, disability, and health care: Why doesn’t anyone care? Health Law Reporter (5)1, 24-28.

Government Reports

National Council on Disability. (2012). Rocking the cradle: Ensuring the rights of parents with disabilities and their children. Washington, DC. [principal author].

National Council on Disability. (2006). The impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on people with disabilities: A look back and remaining challenges. Washington, DC. [with Gilbert, S.].

Book Chapters 

Mitra, M., Long-Bellil, L., & Powell, R.M. (in press). Public health ethics relating to persons with disability. In J. Kahn, N. Kass & A. Mastroianni (Eds.). Oxford handbook of public health ethics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.