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Griffin, Megan M.; Fisher, Marisa H.; Lane, Laurel A.; Morin, Lindsay – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Despite the high incidence of bullying among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), little research has been conducted with people with IDD as participants reporting their own perceptions and experiences of bullying. To address this shortcoming, we interviewed 18 adults with IDD regarding these issues. Four major themes…
Descriptors: Bullying, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Incidence
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Bonati, Michelle L.; Dymond, Stacy K. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
The purpose of this case study was to examine how students with severe disabilities participated in service-learning at a food pantry and the curricular goals they addressed. Service-learning is a form of experiential learning that blends classroom instruction with community service. Participants included 3 high school students with severe…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Severe Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Service Learning
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Gotto, George S.; Reynolds, Michelle C.; Palmer, Susan B.; Chiang, Danielle F. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Supporting families who have family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) as they move through life is a critical need (Reynolds, Palmer, & Gotto, 2018). The phrase, "supporting families," juxtaposes the typical family support paradigm in response to the ongoing shrinkage of federal and state dollars and the…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Caregivers, Services, Intellectual Disability
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Burke, Meghan M.; Lee, Chung eun; Hall, Sarah A.; Rossetti, Zach – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Many siblings anticipate fulfilling caregiving roles for their brothers and sisters with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Given these roles and the importance of supported decision making, it is crucial to understand how individuals with IDD and their siblings make decisions. Using dyadic interviews, we examined the perspectives…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Siblings
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Sabat, Camila; Tassé, Marc; Tenorio, Marcela – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Down syndrome (DS) is characterized by difficulties in both intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior. These sets of abilities are considered as separate but related domains with small to moderate correlations. The main objective of this study was to explore the relationship of intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior in adolescents…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Intelligence, Adolescents, Down Syndrome
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Bogenschutz, Matthew D.; DeCarlo, Matthew; Hall-Lande, Jennifer; Hewitt, Amy – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Self-directed home and community based services (HCBS) waiver services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have become a viable and widely used method of service provision in the United States. Grounded in theories of self-determination, previous literature on self-direction has suggested high…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Self Determination, Home Programs
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Krueger, Kristen; Cless, Jessica D.; Dyster, Meghan; Steele, Robert; Nelson Goff, Briana S. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
In the current qualitative research study, we focused on understanding the ecological systems, contexts, behaviors, and strategies of parents (N = 435) advocating for their children with an intellectual and developmental disability diagnosis, specifically Down syndrome (DS). Based on the data analysis, parents of children with DS advocate for…
Descriptors: Parents, Child Advocacy, Down Syndrome, Parent Child Relationship
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Goldman, Samantha E.; Sanderson, Kelli A.; Lloyd, Blair P.; Barton, Erin E. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
School-home communication is highly valued for parents of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. However, parents report poor communication as a common barrier to developing partnerships with schools. Using a multiple baseline design, we evaluated the effects of a school-home note intervention with…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Reinforcement, Parents, Behavior Modification
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Keesler, John M. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Direct support professionals (DSPs) provide integral support to many individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Yet, individuals' access to qualified DSPs is often compromised as organizations struggle to hire and retain DSPs. Despite a vast body of research exploring factors associated with turnover, adverse childhood…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Early Experience, Allied Health Personnel
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Burke, Meghan; Arnold, Catherine; Owen, Aleksa – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Although individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are living longer lives, fewer than half of parents of individuals with IDD conduct future planning. The correlates and barriers to future planning must be identified to develop targeted interventions to facilitate future planning. In this study, 388 parents of individuals…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Planning, Parent Participation
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Schalock, Robert L.; Luckasson, Ruth; Tassé, Marc J.; Verdugo, Miguel Angel – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This article describes a holistic theoretical framework that can be used to explain intellectual disability (ID) and organize relevant information into a usable roadmap to guide understanding and application. Developing the framework involved analyzing the four current perspectives on ID and synthesizing this information into a holistic…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Intellectual Disability, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Theories
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Fujiura, Glenn T.; Li, Henan; Magaña, Sandy – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Health services and associated costs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) were nationally profiled and the predictors of high expense users statistically modeled. Using linked data from the National Health Interview Survey and Medical Expenditure Panel Survey for the years 2002 through 2011, the study found a mixed…
Descriptors: Health Services, Costs, Intellectual Disability, Patients
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Yamaki, Kiyoshi; Wing, Coady; Mitchell, Dale; Owen, Randall; Heller, Tamar – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
States have increasingly transitioned Medicaid enrollees with disabilities from fee-for-service (FFS) to Medicaid Managed Care (MMC), intending to reduce state Medicaid spending and to provide better access to health services. Yet, previous studies on the impact of MMC are limited and findings are inconsistent. We analyzed the impact of MMC on…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Public Policy, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Dressler, Paul B.; Nguyen, Teresa K.; Moody, Eric J.; Friedman, Sandra L.; Pickler, Laura – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) often experience difficulties with successful transition from pediatric to adult healthcare. A consultative Transition Clinic for youth with IDD was piloted as a quality improvement project, and assessed the engagement of primary care providers (PCPs) for transition planning after…
Descriptors: Primary Health Care, Patients, Pediatrics, Clinics
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Shaw, Leslie A.; Raley, Sheida K.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Niemiec, Ryan M.; Adkins, Megan – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This article reports the results of an examination of the endorsement, reliability, and factorial validity of the VIA--Youth and assessment of character strengths and virtues developed for the general population in youth with and without intellectual disability. Findings suggest that, generally, youth with intellectual disability endorsed…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Intellectual Disability, Youth, Measures (Individuals)
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