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Umeda, Maki; Shimoda, Haruki; Miyamoto, Karin; Ishikawa, Hanako; Tachimori, Hisateru; Takeshima, Tadashi; Kawakami, Norito – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Objectives: The present study aims to examine sociodemographic correlates and comorbid mental disorders among adult with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) using the national representative data of Japan. Methods: Analysis was conducted on the cross-sectional data derived from the World Mental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Ryan, Cathal; Bergin, Michael; Wells, John S. G. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Background: Understanding the nature of work-related stress and burnout among intellectual disability care staff is important to protect the well-being of these workers and encourage their retention in the sector. Though reviews of specific aspects of this literature have been conducted no article has sought to fully chart the range and nature of…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Stress Variables, Work Environment, Burnout
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Waddington, Hannah; van der Meer, Larah; Sigafoos, Jeff – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Parents are the logical intervention agents for young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The early start Denver model (ESDM) is a promising early intervention approach for children with ASD that can be implemented by parents. This study evaluated the effects of training parents in the use of the ESDM. We used a non-concurrent multiple…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Young Children, Parent Role
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Top, Elif; Akil, Mustafa – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
The aim of this study was to investigate the social skill levels of families who have children with mild intellectual disabilities and the effect of alexithymic status on their orientation to sports. The study group consisted of 194 families who have children with mild intellectual disabilities. Personal Information Form, Toronto Alexithymia Scale…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Mild Intellectual Disability, Athletics, Emotional Response
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Thompson, Bethany; Tickle, Anna; Dillon, Gayle – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Discovery awareness (DA) is an approach to using video within structured meetings to help staff become more mindful, aware and interested in a client they are supporting who has intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour. The objective was to evaluate whether, and how, DA is helpful for staff in both inpatient and community settings, and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Staff Meetings
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Meneley, Taylor; Crawford, Lindy; Huddleston, Gabriel – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
In the United States, educational inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities is relatively new. It was not until 1975 that the right to a "free appropriate public education" for children with disabilities was recognized, and not until 1990 that adults with disabilities were granted equal employment opportunities. Arguably,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Students with Disabilities, Access to Education, Equal Education
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Sano, Misako; Yamaguchi, Kaori; Fukatsu, Reiko; Hoshiyama, Minoru – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objectives: Motor deficits related to imitation have been observed in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) patients. This pilot investigation focused on motor performances, including daily tool-use actions, performing an action in the absence of the tool, and imitating (copying tool-use action presented visually), in eight children with ASD and eight…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Psychomotor Skills, Imitation
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Dolata, Jill K.; Sanford-Keller, Hannah; Squires, Jane – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objective: Broadband social-emotional screening tools are designed to evaluate a child's social development and interactions. Such tools are expected to have reasonable sensitivity for identifying children at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but would also likely over-estimate risk for ASD since other conditions can also affect social…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Social Development, Interaction, Autism
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Francis, Grace L.; Chiu, Chun-Yu – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Background: In Asian culture, knowledge obtained at institutions of higher education contributes to heightened social status, greater respect in the community, and family prestige. As a result, Taiwan's central government sought to maximize opportunities for students to attend institutions of higher education, including students with disabilities.…
Descriptors: College Students, Students with Disabilities, Attendance, Foreign Countries
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Waddington, Hannah; van der Meer, Larah; Sigafoos, Jeff; Ogilvie, Emily – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objectives: Data indicate that some developmentally and behaviorally based early intervention programs can lead to a range of improvements in children with autism spectrum disorder. However, many such programs call for a fairly intensive amount of intervention. The objective of this preliminary study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Males, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Shahabi, Bahareh; Shahabi, Rana; Foroozandeh, Elham – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Purpose: Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face many problems in their marital lives. Autism is a developmental disorder, emerging during childhood that affects development across various domains. Studies suggest that autism prevalence rates are increasing, and research shows that parents of children with ASD frequently…
Descriptors: Parents, Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Meersman, Thomas; Mathieson, Kathleen – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objectives: This paper explores the relationship between speech therapy intensity and parent satisfaction with speech therapy (ST) in children with Phelan-McDermid Syndrome (P-MS), a rare genetic disorder. Methods: ST intensity ("ST Dose [minutes per session]") × ("ST Dose Frequency") × ("ST Length [years]") and…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Speech Therapy, Genetic Disorders, Outcomes of Treatment
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Emam, Mahmoud Mohamed; Al-Sulaimani, Humaira; Omara, Ehab; Al-Nabhany, Ragaa – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
In Oman and elsewhere in Arab countries school professionals rely on measures that were developed in Western countries. Measures that assess adaptive behaviour (AB) that have been developed in Western cultures are argued to be culturally bound. Nevertheless, these measures are used elsewhere despite a paucity of data that examine their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Daily Living Skills, Student Behavior, Behavior Rating Scales
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Karal, Muhammed A.; Wolfe, Pamela S. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objectives: The purpose was to investigate effects of an in-service training for secondary special education teachers in Turkey. The study was to serve as an initial analysis of the basic knowledge of educators about transition mandates, transition planning and components of quality goals. Methods: Twenty-two teachers of students with DD completed…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers, Students with Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities
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S. Padmanabhan, Pujitha; Shroff, Hemal – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objective: This study was conducted to assess the dietary intake, food refusal, and nutritional status of younger and older children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Mumbai, India, and to understand the relationships between these variables and mealtime behaviors and sensory integration. Methods: This was an observational cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sensory Integration, Eating Habits, Nutrition
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