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Facon, Bruno; Magis, David; Courbois, Yannick – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
The aim of this study was to examine the developmental trajectories of comprehension of relational concepts among 557 participants with intellectual disability (ID) of undifferentiated etiology (M age = 12.20 years, SD = 3.18) and 557 typically developing (TD) participants (M age = 4.57 years, SD = 0.80). Logistic regression analyses, with…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Preadolescents, Early Adolescents, Comprehension
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Bull, L. E.; Oliver, C.; Woodcock, K. A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
Skin picking is highly prevalent in people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). This study addressed the temporal (frequency, duration) and wider characteristics (e.g. type of skin picked, apparent motivations, or management strategies) of skin picking to inform intervention strategies. Nineteen parents/carers who observe skin picking shown by the…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Self Destructive Behavior, Incidence
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Howard, Jill; Copeland, J. Nathan; Gifford, Elizabeth J.; Lawson, Jennifer; Bai, Yu; Heilbron, Nicole; Maslow, Gary – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
We examined special education classifications among students aged 3-21 in North Carolina public schools, highlighting autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID). Results revealed variability by county in ASD and ID prevalence, and in county-level ratios of ID vs. ASD classifications. Sociodemographic characteristics predicted…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Seale, Jane; Garcia Carrizosa, Helena; Rix, Jonathan; Sheehy, Kieron; Hayhoe, Simon – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2021
In this paper, we will describe, justify and critique a participatory approach that we have developed in order to evaluate the success of a participatory research project that was exploring ways of making museum learning experiences more inclusive for adults who have a diverse range of access preferences. Because we were researching in a unique…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Participatory Research, Museums, Adult Learning
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Koukouriki, Evangelia; Soulis, Sryridon-Georgios; Andreoulakis, Elias – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Previous research has shown elevated levels of depressive symptoms in typically developing siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders. The current study investigates for associations between the depressive symptoms of school-aged typically developing siblings of children with autism and parental mental health, perceived social support as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Siblings
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Thompson, James R.; Anderson, Mark H.; Shogren, Karrie A. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
The Supports Intensity Scale--Adult Version (SIS-A) was designed to measure the intensity of support needed by adults with intellectual disability (ID). The purpose of this study was to investigate the validity of the SIS-A to measure the support needs of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Using data from 19 jurisdictions in North…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Test Validity, Autism
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Martínez-Cao, Clara; Gómez, Laura E.; Alcedo, Ma Ángeles; Monsalve, Asunción – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Bullying and cyberbullying are problems of scientific and social interest, but research in people with intellectual disability (ID) is very scarce. The aim of this study seeks to answer: (1) What variables have been identified as risk and protective factors?; (2) What are the psychological and physical consequences?; and (3) what is the response…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Intellectual Disability
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Ryan, Cathal; Bergin, Michael; Wells, John S. G. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Background: Understanding the nature of work-related stress and burnout among intellectual disability care staff is important to protect the well-being of these workers and encourage their retention in the sector. Though reviews of specific aspects of this literature have been conducted no article has sought to fully chart the range and nature of…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Stress Variables, Work Environment, Burnout
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Bouck, Emily C.; Long, Holly; Park, Jiyoon – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Mathematics is an important but also under-explored area of education for students with disabilities, including middle school students with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. In this study, researchers taught middle school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to solve word problems grounded in life skills…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Developmental Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Students with Disabilities
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Campbell, Natalie – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
People with intellectual disabilities (IDs) are considered to be one of the most marginalized, isolated and disenfranchised groups in society. However, recent social prescription intervention programmes are being introduced to enhance the physical and mental well-being of these individuals through participation in leisure activities, thus…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Research, Well Being, Intellectual Disability
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Breau, Genevieve; Baumbusch, Jennifer; Thorne, Sally; Hislop, T. Greg; Kazanjian, Arminee – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Primary care providers are the main point of contact with the healthcare system for individuals with intellectual disability, and they may have pre-existing attitudes towards this group that impacts care. We examined whether participants' gender, age, professional status and experience with individuals with intellectual disability were associated…
Descriptors: Primary Health Care, Allied Health Personnel, Physicians, Medical Students
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Hamadi, Layla; Fletcher, Helen K. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Attachment difficulties are associated with a range of adverse outcomes in mental health, and people with intellectual disabilities (IDs) may be at greater risk of experiencing difficulties in their attachment relationships. This review critically evaluated recent research measuring the prevalence of attachment difficulties in people with ID.…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, At Risk Persons, Adults, Adolescents
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Walsh, S.; O'Mahony, M.; Lehane, E.; Farrell, D.; Taggart, L.; Kelly, L.; Sahm, L.; Byrne, A.; Corrigan, M.; Caples, M.; Martin, A. M.; Tabirca, S.; Corrigan, M. A.; Hegarty, J. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Women with an intellectual disability (ID) have a similar risk of developing breast cancer as women in the general population yet present with later stage breast cancers, which have poorer outcomes. Aim: To identify whether there is a need to develop a breast cancer awareness intervention for women with an ID. Methods: Interventions…
Descriptors: Cancer, Females, Intellectual Disability, At Risk Persons
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Thompson, Bethany; Tickle, Anna; Dillon, Gayle – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Discovery awareness (DA) is an approach to using video within structured meetings to help staff become more mindful, aware and interested in a client they are supporting who has intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour. The objective was to evaluate whether, and how, DA is helpful for staff in both inpatient and community settings, and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Staff Meetings
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Meneley, Taylor; Crawford, Lindy; Huddleston, Gabriel – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
In the United States, educational inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities is relatively new. It was not until 1975 that the right to a "free appropriate public education" for children with disabilities was recognized, and not until 1990 that adults with disabilities were granted equal employment opportunities. Arguably,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Students with Disabilities, Access to Education, Equal Education
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