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Maine, Andrew; Brown, Michael J.; Dickson, Adele; Truesdale, Maria – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Risk reduction and self-management programs for type 2 diabetes (T2D) are commonplace. However, little is known about their appropriateness for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). This review evaluates successful components and theoretical basis of interventions and preventions in relation to the needs of people with ID with or…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Intellectual Disability, Health Education, Prevention
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Maïano, Christophe; Coutu, Sylvain; Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Tracey, Danielle; Lepage, Geneviève; Moullec, Grégory – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Research on the self-concept of youth with intellectual disabilities has not been summarized in more than four decades. The present systematic review addresses this gap. Method: A systematic literature search was performed in nine databases and 21 studies, published between 1979 and 2017, met our inclusion criteria. Results:…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Youth, Intellectual Disability, Cognitive Ability
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Surley, Laura; Dagnan, Dave – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: There is increasing evidence that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be effective for people with intellectual disabilities. The aim of this review was to report the nature and frequency of adaptations reported in studies of CBT for people with intellectual disabilities. Method: This review updated and extended a previous review…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Schepens, Hadewych R. M. M.; Van Puyenbroeck, Joris; Maes, Bea – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The increased life expectancy of people with intellectual disability intensifies the need for age-specific support. Research on effects of support strategies on quality of life (QoL) of these people remains scattered. Methods: A systematic search of peer-reviewed publications since 1995 was performed, with participants having…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Intellectual Disability, Older Adults, Financial Support
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Taylor-Roberts, Laura; Strohmaier, Sarah; Jones, Fergal; Baker, Peter – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Community participation is considered a fundamental aspect of quality of life and one of the essential goals of services for people with intellectual disabilities, yet there is no agreed way of measuring community participation. Method: Two systematic searches were performed across eight electronic databases to identify measures of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Quality of Life, Psychometrics, Scores
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McGrath, Colman; Zhou, Ni; Wong, Hai Ming – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) typically have poorer oral health. Oral diseases have a microbiological origin, and thus, dental plaque control (DPC) is key to safeguard their oral health. Methods: A structured search strategy was applied to screen oral health promotion initiatives for DPC among children and adolescents with…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Children, Adolescents, Intellectual Disability
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Damianidou, Despoina; Foggett, Judith; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Arthur-Kelly, Michael – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The aim of this study was to identify, extract, summarize and list the features of applied cognitive technology used to support employment-related outcomes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Method: Thematic analysis was employed on a published research base of 41 studies obtained through a larger scoping…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Assistive Technology
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Beighton, Carole; Wills, Jane – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Identifying what parents describe to be positive about parenting their child who has intellectual disabilities is important for professional practice and how parents can be supported over a lifespan. Methods: Studies in which parents describe the positive aspects of parenting their child with intellectual disabilities were identified…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Intellectual Disability
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Maïano, Christophe; Hue, Olivier; April, Johanne – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: This systematic review is a synthesis of studies concerning: (a) mastery, deficits, and/or delays in fundamental movement skills (FMS) among children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities; (b) comparisons of FMS between children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities and those with typical development (TD); and (c)…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Children, Adolescents, Intellectual Disability