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Cox, Alison D.; Dube, Charmayne; Temple, Beverley – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2015
Many individuals with intellectual disability engage in challenging behaviour. This can significantly limit quality of life and also negatively impact caregivers (e.g., direct care staff, family caregivers and teachers). Fortunately, efficacious staff training may alleviate some negative side effects of client challenging behaviour. Currently, a…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Literature Reviews, Staff Development
Daire, Andrew P.; Torres, Jennifer; Edwards, Nivischi N. – ADULTSPAN Journal, 2009
The authors describe how 3 groups of family caregivers (spouses, daughters, and sons) are affected by the caregiving role. In addition, clinical considerations and interventions for mental health professionals working with these different groups of family caregivers are discussed. A clinical case example is also presented. (Contains 2 tables.)
Descriptors: Daughters, Mental Health Workers, Caregivers, Caregiver Role
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Conceição, Simone C.O.; Johaningsmeir, Sarah; Colby, Holly; Gordon, John – Adult Learning, 2014
This article describes an initiative to train lay people, predominantly parents of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), to teach "Bridge to Independence"--a care coordination curriculum--to other family caregivers of CYSHCN. Using a model based on Kirkpatrick and Kirkpatrick's levels of evaluation, the goal…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Family (Sociological Unit), Lay People, Training
Szwed, Kathryn L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Preschool students who display social emotional deficits pose challenging issues for families, caregivers and teachers who educate them. In this study, the effectiveness of an assistive technology based treatment package consisting of video self-modeling and behavior management software was investigated to determine if its combined use would…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology
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Chaparro, Sofía E. – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2020
This article examines the experiences of Latina mothers in one two-way immersion Spanish-English bilingual program in the United States. Through a qualitative analysis of ethnographic interviews and their selective transcription as verse--or "antropoesía"--this analysis seeks to illuminate the phenomenological aspects of what it means to…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Mothers, Bilingual Education, Immersion Programs
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McGuire-Schwartz, Mandy; Small, Latoya A.; Parker, Gary; Kim, Patricia; McKay, Mary – Research on Social Work Practice, 2015
Homelessness affects a large and increasing number of families in the United States, and exposure to violence and other potentially traumatic events is common among homeless families. It is important to understand more about this population and, more specifically, about the relationship between youth mental health and caregiver mental health and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Violence, Caregivers
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Bourgeois, Michelle S. – Topics in Language Disorders, 2019
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have an important role in supporting the caregivers of persons with dementia from diagnosis through the end of life in 4 major areas: education, training to use effective cognitive communication strategies identified for clients with dementia, psychosocial/emotional support, and counseling. Speech-language…
Descriptors: Dementia, Caregivers, Speech Language Pathology, Clinical Diagnosis
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Reamy, Allison M.; Kim, Kyungmin; Zarit, Steven H.; Whitlatch, Carol J. – Gerontologist, 2011
Purpose of the Study: We explore discrepancies in perceptions of values and care preferences between individuals with dementia (IWDs) and their family caregivers. Design and Methods: We interviewed 266 dyads consisting of an individual with mild to moderate dementia and his or her family caregiver to determine IWDs' beliefs for 5 values related to…
Descriptors: Safety, Dementia, Caregivers, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Unwin, Gemma; Deb, Shoumitro – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the experience of family caregivers caring for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) who display aggressive behavior in terms of associations with caregiver burden and uplift. The family caregivers of 44 people with ID and aggressive behavior were interviewed using a suite of questionnaires and…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Adults, Aggression, Mental Retardation
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Eshbaugh, Elaine M. – Educational Gerontology, 2014
Despite the prevalence of the disease, it appears that there may be a need for increased education for formal and family caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Today's college students will be asked to fill both of these roles in the future. This study examined the level of knowledge of Alzheimer's disease among…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Students, Alzheimers Disease, Questionnaires
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Chafouleas, Sandra M.; Iovino, Emily A. – School Psychology, 2021
The current COVID-19 pandemic is presenting challenges for families (Cluver et al., The Lancet, 2020), which may be exacerbated for caregivers of children with developmental disabilities (DDs; Center on the Developing Child, Stress, hope, and the role of science: Responding to the coronavirus pandemic, 2020). The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Children, Developmental Disabilities
Wicht, Sarah – International Literacy Association, 2019
Literacy and access to quality literacy instruction and resources is an issue of equity and an issue of social justice. Being literate represents the difference between inclusion in and exclusion from society. Examining how literacy experiences are being provided to children is critical to fulfilling this basic human right. This guide--written…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Reading, Advocacy, Access to Education
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Ryan, Sharon, Ed.; Graue, M. Elizabeth, Ed.; Gadsden, Vivian L., Ed.; Levine, Felice J., Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2020
This volume employs a multidisciplinary approach to research on a high-profile topic very much on the agenda of state and national policy leaders: early childhood development and education. It aims to reflect how scholarly perspectives shape the contours of knowledge generation, and to illuminate the gaps that prevent productive interchange among…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Capacity Building, Interdisciplinary Approach
Donohue, Chip – ZERO TO THREE, 2017
Putting the "T" in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education begins by reviewing guidelines from early childhood organizations about technology use by children birth through 8 years old, and identifying the implications for children from birth to 3 and their parents, families, and caregivers. What is known and what…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Young Children
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Chen, Ya-Mei; Hedrick, Susan C.; Young, Heather M. – Evaluation and Program Planning, 2010
The purposes of this study were to evaluate a federal and state-funded Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) and explore what types of caregiver support service are associated with what caregiver outcomes. Information was obtained on a sample of 164 caregivers' use of eleven different types of support service. Descriptive and comparative…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Evaluation Methods, Program Development, Financial Support
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