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St. John, Brittany; Mihaila, Iulia; Dorrance, Katelyn; DaWalt, Leann Smith; Ausderau, Karla K. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Participatory action research methodologies may empower and protect marginalized individuals; however, they remain underutilized. Limited studies have investigated the impact of participatory action research, specifically on individuals with intellectual disability (ID). This study examines (1) the perspectives of co-researchers with ID on their…
Descriptors: Interviews, Intellectual Disability, Participatory Research, Action Research
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Friedman, Carli – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are the "backbone" of long term services and supports (LTSS) in the United States (Bogenschutz, Hewitt, Nord, & Hepperlen, 2014, p. 317). This study examined the relationship between DSPs and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities' (IDD) quality of life. To do so, we utilized…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Quality of Life, Paraprofessional Personnel
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Stancliffe, Roger J.; Kramme, Julie E. D.; Nye-Lengerman, Kelly – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
To begin to understand retirement, we examined age-related differences in (a) employment rates, employment hours, and rates of individual-plan employment goals; and (b) participation rates in unpaid formal day programs. We report weighted analyses of 2014-15 National Core Indicators data from 32 states. Unlike younger age groups, a similar…
Descriptors: Retirement, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Older Workers
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Luckasson, Ruth; Schalock, Robert L. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This article describes a model that systems can use to build contexts that enhance human functioning and promote valued outcomes for individuals with intellectual disability (ID). Our premise is that that systems have a responsibility to build contexts that enhance human functioning and promote valued outcomes for people with ID, and that this…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Context Effect, Models, Goal Orientation
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Marshall, Sheila K.; Stainton, Tim; Wall, Jessie M.; Zhu, Ma; Murray, John; Wu, Siwei; El Bouhali, Asmae; Parada, Filomena; Zaidman-Zait, Anat; Young, Richard A. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Eight dyads (N = 16) residing in Western Canada participated in this investigation of how young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their parents jointly construct, articulate, and act on goals pertinent to the young adults' transition to adulthood. Using the action-project method to collect and analyze conversations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Papay, Clare; Grigal, Meg; Hart, Debra; Kwan, Ngai; Smith, Frank A. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Higher education programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) offer opportunities to engage in college experiences including access to typical college courses. The purpose of the present study was to examine data from federally funded programs in order to describe and identify predictors of inclusive course…
Descriptors: Enrollment, College Freshmen, Intellectual Disability, Inclusion
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Thompson, James R.; Walker, Virginia L.; Shogren, Karrie A.; Wehmeyer, Michael L. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Progress in including students with the most significant cognitive disabilities in general education environments has been unquestionably slow during the past quarter century. Systematic approaches to identifying and arranging supports are needed to accelerate this outcome. In this article, we propose an approach to understanding students by their…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Intellectual Disability, Student Needs, Curriculum Development
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Ballard, Sarah L.; Dymond, Stacy K. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This qualitative study examined the beliefs and experiences of special education teachers about inclusive education for secondary age students with severe disabilities and co-existing complex health care needs. Participants were 11 middle and high school special education teachers who collectively case managed 18 students. Data were collected via…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Inclusion, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Kurth, Jennifer A.; Miller, Amanda L.; Toews, Samantha Gross; Thompson, James R.; Cortés, Mónica; Dahal, Mukunda Hari; de Escallón, Inés E.; Hunt, Paula Frederick; Porter, Gordon; Richler, Diane; Fonseca, Indiana; Singh, Ruchi; Šiška, Jan; Villamero, Rolando Jr.; Wangare, Fatma – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Every child has the right to an education, including children with disabilities. Research findings from across the globe have shown the benefits of inclusive education, and mandates for providing accessible, inclusive education can be found in national policies and international agreements as well. This article explores the perspectives of 11…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Student Rights
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Root, Jenny R.; Hammons, Nannette; Saunders, Alicia F.; Gilley, Deidre – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a multicomponent mathematics intervention (modified schema-based instruction, video anchors, and goal setting with self-graphing) on mathematical problem-solving skills of secondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Three participants were taught to solve percent of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Problem Solving
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Ruppar, Andrea L.; Roberts, Carly A.; Olson, Amy J. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Expertise among teachers of students with extensive support needs is not well understood, and beliefs about what constitutes quality education for this population vary widely. We discuss findings from prior research on teacher preparation in relation to high-leverage practices and expertise development for students with extensive support needs…
Descriptors: Expertise, Teacher Competencies, Student Needs, Teacher Education Programs
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Mihaila, Iulia; Hartley, Sigan L.; Handen, Benjamin L.; Bulova, Peter D.; Tumuluru, Rameshwari V.; Devenny, Darlynne A.; Johnson, Sterling C.; Lao, Patrick J.; Christian, Bradley, T. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
The present study examined leisure activity and its association with caregiver involvement (i.e., residence and time spent with primary caregiver) in 62 middle-aged and older adults with Down syndrome (aged 30-53 years). Findings indicated that middle-aged and older adults with Down syndrome frequently participated in social and passive leisure…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Caregivers, Adults, Down Syndrome
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Chiu, Chun-Yu; Seo, Hyojeong; Turnbull, Ann P.; Summer, Jean Ann – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
The Beach Center Family Quality of Life Scale is an internationally validated instrument for measuring family outcomes. To revise the scale for better alignment with the Family Quality of Life theory, the authors excluded non-outcome items in this revision. In this study, we examined reliability and validity of the revised scale (i.e., the FQoL…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Quality of Life, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Delays
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Burke, Meghan M.; Lee, Chung eun; Arnold, Catherine K.; Owen, Aleksa – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Adult siblings of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) report struggling to navigate the adult disability service delivery system and collaborate with professionals. To date, though, it is unclear how professionals encourage sibling involvement and, accordingly, the facilitators and challenges in working with…
Descriptors: Adults, Siblings, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Williamson, Heather J.; Perkins, Elizabeth A.; Levin, Bruce L.; Baldwin, Julie A.; Lulinski, Amie; Armstrong, Mary I.; Massey, Oliver T. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Many adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) can access health and long-term services and supports (LTSS) through Medicaid. States are reforming their Medicaid LTSS programs from a fee-for-service model to a Medicaid managed LTSS (MLTSS) approach, anticipating improved quality of care and reduced costs, although there is…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Access to Health Care
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