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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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Rojas-Pernia, Susana; Haya-Salmón, Ignacio; Lastra-Cagigas, Santiago; Álvarez-Sáenz de Santa María, Lucia – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
This article presents the results of a project carried out by a group of researchers with and without intellectual disabilities on "the importance of social relationships and loneliness." We wanted to find out about the experience of loneliness in young people with and without intellectual disabilities and know whether this was an…
Descriptors: Alienation, Cultural Isolation, Developmental Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Chiner, Esther; Gómez-Puerta, Marcos; Cardona-Moltó, María Cristina – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
Background: Internet offers opportunities to people with intellectual disabilities, but it also involves some risks. The aim of this study was to explore these issues considering caregivers and people with intellectual disabilities' perspectives. Materials and Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted. The sample consisted of 77…
Descriptors: Internet, Intellectual Disability, Caregivers, Attitude Measures
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Rojas, Susana; Haya, Ignacio; Lázaro-Visa, Susana – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
This study starts from the premise that we are sexual beings, and therefore, sexuality is part of our lives and defines us as human beings. This is also true with regard to intellectually disabled people. Within the framework of broader qualitative research carried out in Spain, some partial results of an ongoing study aimed at finding out what a…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Interpersonal Relationship, Intellectual Disability, Qualitative Research