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Mira, Álvaro; Berenguer, Carmen; Roselló, Belén; Baixauli, Inmaculada; Miranda, Ana – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
This study aimed to identify different profiles of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) without intellectual disability (ID) and maternal factors characteristic of these profiles. Participants were 89 children between 7 and 11 years old and their mothers, distributed in two groups, 52 children with ASD and 37 with typical development (TD).…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Mothers
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Colic, Marija; Dababnah, Sarah; Garbarino, Nicole; Betz, Gail – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often at greater risk of experiencing stress and lower quality of life, in comparison to parents of typically developing (TD) children and other developmental disabilities. Despite vast literature on parental experiences in Western countries, little is known about this topic in Eastern…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Rearing, Coping
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Nijs, S.; Taminiau, E. F.; Frielink, N.; Embregts, P. J. C. M. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: People with an intellectual disability (ID) are at risk of developing challenging behavior. Although previous research provided important insights into how to support people with an ID and challenging behavior, it remains unclear what various stakeholders consider to be the most essential aspects to further improve their support.…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Concept Mapping, Caregivers
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Ujiie, Yuta; Wakabayashi, Akio – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
A weaker McGurk effect is observed in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD); weaker integration is considered to be the key to understanding how low-order atypical processing leads to their maladaptive social behaviors. However, the mechanism for this weaker McGurk effect has not been fully understood. Here, we investigated (1) whether…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Lipreading, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Van der Meulen, Anne Pier S.; Taminiau, Elsbeth F.; Hertogh, Cees M. P. M.; Embregts, Petri J. C. M. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
The application of restrictions plays a great part in daily support of people with moderate intellectual disability (ID). In this study we examine the evaluation of relatives of restrictions applied to their family members with moderate ID. Relatives are key and permanent figures in the lives of people with moderate intellectual disability.…
Descriptors: Family Attitudes, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Barriers, Well Being
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Puyaltó, Carol; Pallisera, Maria; Fullana, Judit; Díaz-Garolera, Gemma – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
Background: Making decisions about feelings and relationships is a challenge for many people with intellectual disabilities (ID). The aim of this article is to explore their opinions regarding the difficulties they experience in relation to having a partner and living together. Method: Nine advisers with ID with experience in inclusive research…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Interpersonal Relationship, Intimacy, Barriers
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Dogbe, Joslin Alexei; Kyeremateng, Joana D. A.; Opoku, Maxwell Peprah; Nketsia, William; Hammond, Charles – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2022
The challenges faced by parents raising children with cerebral palsy (CP) have been well explored in the literature. However, little attention has been paid to the experiences of parents raising children with CP in low-income countries, such as Ghana. Objective: Therefore, the objective of this study was to explore parents' experiences of raising…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cerebral Palsy, Child Rearing, Sibling Relationship
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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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Orr, Krystn; Wright, F. Virginia; Grassmann, Viviane; McPherson, Amy C.; Faulkner, Guy E.; Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Kelly P. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Children and youth with impairments in social skills and/or cognition face many barriers to community participation specifically physical activity (PA) (e.g., limited staff training). Inclusive PA settings may provide opportunities for children and youth with and without impairments to engage together and promote physical and social skill…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Interpersonal Competence, Barriers
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Tural Hesapcioglu, Selma; Ceylan, Mehmet Fatih; Kasak, Meryem; Yavas, Cansu Pinar – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
The aim of this study was to investigate the psychiatric disorders that accompany mild intellectual disability (ID) in school-aged children in a clinical setting. The Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children-Present and Lifetime Version interview was conducted with the children with mild ID and their…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Mild Intellectual Disability, Comorbidity, Attention Deficit Disorders
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