ERIC Number: EJ624818
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Behavioural Outcomes of Deinstitutionalisation for People with Intellectual Disability: A Review of US Studies Conducted between 1980 and 1999.
Kim, Shannon; Larson, Sheryl A.; Lakin, K. Charlie
Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, v26 n1 p35-50 Mar 2001
A review of 33 studies of residential service outcomes found that almost all of the studies found statistically significant increases in overall adaptive behavior scores associated with deinstitutionalization of individuals with mental retardation. Three studies reported statistically significant improvements in challenging behavior associated with movement to the community. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: Community Living and People with Intellectual Disability Part II.