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Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène; Martin, Lynn; Burke, Eilish; McCallion, Philip; McCarron, Mary; McGlinchey, Eimear; Sandberg, Magnus; Schoufour, Josje; Shooshtari, Shahin; Temple, Bev – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: While higher rates and earlier onset of frailty have been reported among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), research on how best to support these individuals is lacking. Method: An international consultation relied on three consensus building methods--the Nominal Group Technique, an NIH consensus conference…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Best Practices, Aging (Individuals), Safety
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Taylor, Whitney D.; Cobigo, Virginie; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: This study explored the way families support self-determination in young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) during life transitions. Method: Qualitative case studies were conducted with two Canadian families who participated in semi-structured interviews and ethnographic observations every quarter for one…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Self Determination, Young Adults, Intellectual Disability