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Hilgenkamp, Thessa I. M.; van Wijck, Ruud; Evenhuis, Heleen M. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013
Although physical fitness is relevant for well-being and health, knowledge on the feasibility of instruments to measure physical fitness in older adults with intellectual disability (ID) is lacking. As part of the study Healthy Ageing with Intellectual Disabilities with 1,050 older clients with ID in three Dutch care services, the feasibility of 8…
Descriptors: Tests, Physical Fitness, Older Adults, Mental Retardation
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Bindels-de Heus, Karen G. C. B.; van Staa, AnneLoes; van Vliet, Ingeborg; Ewals, Frans V. P. M.; Hilberink, Sander R. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013
Many children with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) now reach adulthood. The aim of this study was to elicit parents' experiences with the transfer from pediatric to adult medical care. A convenience sample of 131 Dutch parents of young people with PIMD (16--26 years) completed a web-based questionnaire. Twenty-two percent of…
Descriptors: Severe Mental Retardation, Severe Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Transfer Policy