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Keller, Aviva; Weintraub, Naomi – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2022
The purpose of this study was to examine the leisure and recreation opportunities available in community apartments for adults with intellectual disability (ID), and their association with leisure participation. The study included 38 adults with ID with moderate levels of impairment residing in 19 apartments. Apartment coordinators reported on…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Adults, Participation
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Güdek, Bahar; Öziskender Flinn, Gülin; Kalkan, Sinan – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2022
The research aims to determine the effect of movement and game-based music education on the musical (exercising dynamics, playing the body, singing) skills of students with moderate intellectual disability. Within the framework of this purpose, it was aimed to improve the musical dynamics application skills, body playing skills and singing skills…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Moderate Intellectual Disability
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Lally, Phillippa; Beeken, Rebecca J.; Wilson, Rose; Omar, Rumana; Hunter, Rachael; Fovargue, Sally; Anderson, Diana; King, Michael; Hassiotis, Angela; Croker, Helen – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: The aim was to pilot an adapted manualised weight management programme for persons with mild-moderate intellectual disabilities affected by overweight or obesity ("Shape Up-LD"). Method: Adults with intellectual disabilities were enrolled in a 6-month trial (3-month active intervention and 3-month follow-up) and were…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Health Promotion, Mild Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability
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Overwijk, Annelies; van der Putten, Annette A. J.; van der Schans, Cees P.; Willems, Mariël; Hilgenkamp, Thessa I. M.; Waninge, Aly – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Behaviour change techniques (BCTs) can be employed to support a healthy lifestyle for people with intellectual disabilities. The aim of this study is to determine whether and which BCTs are used by direct support professionals (DSPs) for supporting healthy lifestyle behaviour of people with moderate to profound intellectual…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Change, Health Promotion, Moderate Intellectual Disability
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Van der Meulen, Anne Pier S.; Taminiau, Elsbeth F.; Hertogh, Cees M. P. M.; Embregts, Petri J. C. M. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
The application of restrictions plays a great part in daily support of people with moderate intellectual disability (ID). In this study we examine the evaluation of relatives of restrictions applied to their family members with moderate ID. Relatives are key and permanent figures in the lives of people with moderate intellectual disability.…
Descriptors: Family Attitudes, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Barriers, Well Being
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García-Alba, Javier; Rubio-Valdehita, Susana; Sánchez, M. Julia; García, Amelia I. M.; Esteba-Castillo, Susanna; Gómez-Caminero, Marta – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: This pilot study analyzes the effect of a cognitive training program in adults with intellectual disability (ID). Method: Twenty subjects (mean age 52.7 ± 9.77 years) with mild and moderate ID were divided in control and experimental group. Only the experimental group received the training program. This program was applied through…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Training, Adults, Mild Intellectual Disability
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Keller, Aviva; Weintraub, Naomi – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Individuals with intellectual disabilities have decreased leisure participation, affecting their health and well-being. Existing measures of leisure participation are primarily based on self- or proxy reports. This study describes the initial validity and reliability of Leisure Participation Observation (LPO), developed for individuals…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities
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Toro, Brigitte – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: The Snoezelen room provides a multisensory environment for people with learning disabilities. Method: Thirty-five residents were recruited from a convenience sample of people living in a residential centre. A repeated-measures, within-subject design was used to evaluate the participants during three conditions: a) Snoezelen room, b)…
Descriptors: Moderate Intellectual Disability, Memory, Human Posture, Perceptual Motor Coordination
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Handoyo, Restu; Ali, Afia; Scior, Katrina; Hassiotis, Angela – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: People with intellectual disability are among the most stigmatised groups in society. There is a paucity of studies reporting on how stigma is experienced in low- and middle-income countries. This study aims to explore the experience of stigma among adults with mild/moderate intellectual disability and the extent of their inclusion in…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Adults, Mild Intellectual Disability
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Igier, Suzanne; Valérie, Pennequin – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
This research aimed to evaluate the links between metacognitive experiences, emotional coping strategies and categorization in adults with severe and moderate intellectual disabilities. The participants consisted of 32 people between 23 and 70 years old and having severe and moderate intellectual disabilities were recruited in several…
Descriptors: Adults, Learning Disabilities, Severe Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability
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Mays, Dennis – Support for Learning, 2020
The profile of a student with learning difficulties is described and also the learning context in 2017. Previous models of provision are then described in terms of their aetiology with discussion of strengths and shortcomings. Some influential features of curriculum planning and delivery are identified. A model of provision involving specific…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Students with Disabilities, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities
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Rittmannsberger, Doris; Weber, Germain; Lueger-Schuster, Brigitte – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: Diagnostic manuals provide a strict definition of the PTSD gate criterion. Research on the adequacy of this definition in people with intellectual disabilities is lacking. This study aims to test the adequacy of the gate criterion for this population. Method: Forty-nine adults with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities and 43…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Adults, Mild Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability
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Goad, Elisabeth Jane; Parker, Kayleigh – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
People with intellectual disabilities who experience mental health difficulties often have high levels of self-criticism and shame. Compassion-focused therapy is a therapeutic modality effective in working with such feelings. This article follows on from a previous compassion-focused therapy group study exploring the impact of two…
Descriptors: Altruism, Group Therapy, Mild Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability
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Vermaire, Jan Hendrik; Kalf, Sonja M.; Schuller, Annemarie A. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: People with intellectual disabilities have worse health outcomes compared to their peers without. However, regarding oral health parameters, recent systematic reviews reported conflicting evidence. The aim was to assess whether adolescents with MBID differ from their peers in oral health and oral health behaviour. Methods: Ninety seven…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Health Behavior, Access to Health Care, Dentistry
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Ryuh, Y. J.; Chen, C.-C.; Pan, Z.; Gadke, D. L.; Elmore-Staton, L.; Pan, C.-Y.; Cosgriff, A. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
Various health problems of people with intellectual disabilities (ID) are associated with their physical inactivity. The present study aimed at the understanding of physiological and psychological responses toward exergaming in seven young adults with mild to moderate ID after a single-session and a multiple-session condition, respectively. Their…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Mild Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Metabolism
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