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Erickson, Steven R.; Kamdar, Neil; Wu, Chung-Hsuen – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
This study examined the proportion of hospitalizations associated with adverse medication events (AMEs) for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and adults from the general population in the United States using the 2013 National Inpatient Sample (NIS) dataset of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). Adults…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Zyga, Olena; Dimitropoulos, Anastasia – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Early parent-child interactions (PCI) impact social cognitive development. Relatedly, children with various developmental disorders exhibit abnormal parental attachment relationships. Parental characteristics and behaviors can impact PCI and socioemotional development as well. No research has examined the parent-child dynamic in Prader-Willi…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Parent Child Relationship, Genetic Disorders, Stress Variables
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Hsieh, Kelly; Scott, Haleigh M.; Murthy, Sumithra – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
A better understanding of the factors associated with depression and anxiety in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) is needed to provide guidelines for service providers, clinicians, and researchers as well as to improve the diagnostic process. The current study used a longitudinal dataset to explore demographic, health,…
Descriptors: Risk, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety Disorders, Adults
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Diaz, Keith M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
It is unclear whether children with Down syndrome have differing physical activity and sedentary behavior levels compared to typical children. This study addressed this evidence gap in a national sample. Physical activity/sedentary behavior were ascertained by parental report. Findings highlighted that children with Down syndrome were less likely…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Life Style, Physical Activity Level, Children
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Andzik, Natalie R.; Cannella-Malone, Helen I. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
This study evaluated the effects of a pyramidal training approach that used an expert trainer who taught teachers how to train their paraeducators. Three special education teachers were taught to train four paraeducators to provide students with intellectual and developmental disabilities opportunities to initiate (OTI). A multiple baseline design…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Special Education Teachers
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Frantz, Rebecca; Hansen, Sarah G.; Erturk, Buket; Machalicek, Wendy; Squires, Jane; Raulston, Tracy J. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Paraeducators are ideal candidates for delivering communication interventions to children with developmental disabilities and delays (DD) because they spend a significant amount of time with these children. However, professional development is often inadequate and limited research supports best practices. Additionally, paraeducators work with…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Preschool Education, Students with Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities
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Qian, Xueqin; Larson, Sheryl A.; Tichá, Renáta; Stancliffe, Roger; Pettingell, Sandra L. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Two non-U.S. quasi-experimental studies reported Active Support training was associated with increased engagement in individuals with IDD, but no randomized controlled trials (RCTs) exist. We evaluated effects of Active Support training on staff assistance, and social and nonsocial engagement in 75 individuals with intellectual and developmental…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Randomized Controlled Trials, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Problems
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Payakachat, Nalin; Long, Christopher R.; McElfish, Pearl A.; Narcisse, Marie-Rachelle; Felix, Holly C.; Bursac, Zoran; Hudson, Teresa J. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Little is known about health limitations and service utilization among the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) children with developmental disabilities (DDs) due to limited data. Our study examined the prevalence of DDs, health limitations, services used, and the unmet needs of NHPI children aged 3 to 17 years using cross-sectional data…
Descriptors: Incidence, Health Services, Health Needs, Pacific Islanders
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Namkung, Eun Ha; Greenberg, Jan S.; Mailick, Marsha R.; Floyd, Frank J. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This research examined how parenting adults with developmental disabilities affects parental well-being beyond midlife and into old age. Parents of adults with developmental disabilities (n = 249) and parents of adults without disabilities (n = 9,016), studied in their early 50s and mid-60s, were longitudinally tracked into their early 70s.…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Developmental Disabilities, Parents, Well Being
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Clay, Casey J.; Bloom, Sarah E.; Lambert, Joseph M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) is a common, but understudied, issue for individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities (DD), intellectual disability (ID), and/or acquired brain injuries (ABI). We conducted a systematic review to identify, analyze, and synthesize published behavior-analytic approaches to intervention for ISB in DD, ID,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Sexuality, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability
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Dababnah, Sarah; Rizo, Cynthia Fraga; Campion, Karen; Downton, Katherine D.; Nichols, Helen M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) can experience negative social, emotional, behavioral, and academic outcomes. A growing body of research has examined the relationship between intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and IPV exposure. We systematically reviewed the literature for research exploring this relationship and…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Children
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Olsen, Darren L. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Social participation is an important resource for parents in old age, and may be particularly important for parents living with adult offspring with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To evaluate whether socializing with friends and family and participating in social organizations protects against depression in old age, this study…
Descriptors: Parents, Older Adults, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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McDermott, Suzanne; Royer, Julie; Cope, Tara; Lindgren, Scott; Momany, Elizabeth; Lee, Jae Chul; McDuffie, Mary Joan; Lauer, Emily; Kurtz, Stephen; Armour, Brian S. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This project sought to identify Medicaid members with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in five states (Delaware, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York, and South Carolina) to develop a cohort for subsequent analyses of medical conditions and service utilization. We estimated that over 300,000 Medicaid members in these states had IDD. All…
Descriptors: Health Services, Federal Programs, State Federal Aid, Data
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Thompson, James R.; Shaw, Leslie A.; Grandfield, Elizabeth M.; Hagiwara, Mayumi – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Assessment of support needs has received significant attention in the disability field, however, little is known about the stability of support needs scores over time. Data from 82 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who were reassessed with the Supports Intensity Scale-Adult (SIS-A) version as well as the SIS-A Annual…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Measures (Individuals)
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Linhorst, Donald M.; Loux, Travis M.; Dirks-Linhorst, Ann; Riley, Sarah E. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This study compares characteristics and outcomes of 70 defendants with and 1,122 without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) participating in a mental health court. Demographic and clinical characteristics differed, but criminal justice or program characteristics did not. Age, race, marital status, living situation, court location,…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Outcomes of Treatment, Mental Health Programs
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