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Connaughton, Helen; Cline, Tony – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Research suggests that, in spite of legislation, the process of transition from school is problematic for most young people with disabilities. Best practices in transition emphasise the importance of providing personalised transition supports. This study, which took place in Ireland, aimed to explore the application of social role…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Planning, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Students with Disabilities
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Codd, Jon; Hewitt, Olivia – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Transition to adulthood is an important time for young people and may be a particularly challenging time for people with intellectual disabilities. However, there has been little research in the UK regarding the experiences of parents who have son or daughter with an intellectual disability transitioning to adulthood. Method: The study…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parent Attitudes
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Symonds, Jon; Abbott, David; Dugdale, Daryl – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: This article reports on the perspectives of fathers with a learning disability in England about being fathers and the support they have received. Although there is an established literature that considers parenting with a learning disability, few studies have focused on the perspectives of fathers. Method: We adopted a qualitative…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Attitudes, Parent Role, Learning Disabilities
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Yurrebaso Atutxa, Garazi; Martínez-Rueda, Natxo; Galarreta Lasa, Javier – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Although studies have long identified the practices that must be included in transition programmes to improve the outcomes for young people with intellectual disabilities when becoming adults, less information is available regarding the degree to which those best practices are being developed and/or implemented. Materials and methods:…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Best Practices, Transitional Programs, Students with Disabilities
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Turnpenny, Agnes; Rand, Stacey; Whelton, Beckie; Beadle-Brown, Julie; Babaian, Jacinta – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: There are a growing number of people with learning disabilities and autism who access personal budgets in the form of direct payments in England. Although they are often involved in decisions about their support, personal budgets are usually managed by someone else, typically a parent. This study examined the experiences of carers who…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Money Management, Budgets, Adults
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Cameron, Harriet; Cooper, Louise – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: This small study explores the lived experience of four UK-based fathers (one black British, one white Polish and two white British) caring for at least one child with a dual diagnosis of learning disability and autism. The key aim was to get as close as possible to understanding the experience of these fathers in their role as carers.…
Descriptors: Fathers, Child Caregivers, Caregiver Role, Parent Child Relationship
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Giannaki, Rengina; Hewitt, Olivia – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Existing studies show mixed results of the effectiveness of CBT for people with learning disabilities and anxiety. Method: A CBT group was run for people with learning disabilities and anxiety, who attended with a supporter. Qualitative interviews were conducted post-group and analysed using thematic analysis. Standardised…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Group Therapy, Learning Disabilities
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Bates, Claire – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Adopting a vegetarian diet is becoming increasingly popular within the UK, for reasons such as perceived health benefits and concerns over animal welfare. The study explores attitudes towards vegetarianism/veganism among adults with learning disabilities. Materials and Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with eight…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Animals, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Schwartz, Ariel E.; Kramer, Jessica M. – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are increasingly used in health care to evaluate service quality and client progress. Response scales are a critical component of PROM content validity and must be designed to be relevant and comprehensible by users. Methods: In collaboration with eight youth co-researchers with…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Content Validity, Measurement Techniques, Outcomes of Treatment
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Doyle, Carmel – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Children with severe and profound intellectual disabilities experience multiple chronic health conditions requiring a variety of medications. The aim of this study was to explore mothers' lived experience of giving medicines to children with severe and profound intellectual disabilities. Materials and Methods: A hermeneutic…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Chronic Illness, Comorbidity, Drug Therapy
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Firth, Graham; Glyde, Megan; Denby, Gemma – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: This study looked to investigate the sometimes conscious and sometimes intuitive decision-making processes of Intensive Interaction practitioners. More specifically, this study set out to develop a rich description of how practitioners make judgements when developing a dynamic repertoire of Intensive Interaction strategies with people…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Residential Care, Allied Health Personnel, Speech Language Pathology
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Croom, Sarah; Chadwick, Darren D.; Nicholls, Wendy; McGarry, Ali – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: A growing body of research supports the efficacy of mindfulness-based intervention programmes (MBPs) for people with intellectual disabilities. Existing literature calls for focus on the experiences of people with intellectual disabilities participating in MBPs. Materials and Methods: This study explored the experiences of nine adults…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intellectual Disability, Adults, Intervention
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Birdsey, Nicola – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
People with learning disabilities have historically been overlooked in research investigating the efficacy of therapeutic interventions, despite the increased prevalence of mental health difficulties among this population. As it is not uncommon for individuals with learning disabilities to be part of different relational systems (including access…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Therapy, Psychological Patterns, Adults
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Murray, George C.; McKenzie, Karen; Martin, Rachel; Murray, Aja – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: It has been suggested that COVID-19 and the associated restrictions are likely to have a negative impact on the provision of positive behavioural support (PBS) to people with an intellectual disability. Methods: Fifty-eight staff, who had recently completed an accredited positive behavioural support (PBS) programme, responded to an…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Intellectual Disability, Positive Behavior Supports
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Sergeant, Sofie; Schippers, Alice P.; Sandvoort, Henriëtte; Duijf, Sanneke; Mostert, Remco; Embregts, Petri J. C. M.; Van Hove, Geert – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Researchers collected questions and needs for training from 10 inclusive research projects in the Netherlands. Based on literature research and the information collected, six training modules were developed. Researchers sought to learn how to develop and provide training and coaching to inclusive teams on organising collaboration in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Training, Coaching (Performance), Inclusion
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