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Maes, Bea; Nijs, Sara; Vandesande, Sien; Van keer, Ines; Arthur-Kelly, Michael; Dind, Juliane; Goldbart, Juliet; Petitpierre, Geneviève; Van der Putten, Annette – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Within the context of the Special Interest Research Group (SIRG) on Persons with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities (PIMD), researchers often discuss the methodological problems and challenges they are confronted with. The aim of the current article was to give an overview of these challenges. Methods: The challenges are…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Research Methodology, Barriers
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Lee, Chung eun; Kim, Kyung Mee – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Future planning has emerged as a global issue for families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities due to the longer lives and limited long-term services and supports in the adult disability system. While it has received greater attention, most future planning studies only included parents of individuals with…
Descriptors: Long Range Planning, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Siblings
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Pope, John; Truesdale, Maria; Brown, Michael – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: The prevalence of falls involving people with intellectual disabilities (ID) is high in comparison with the general population. There has been little evidence to date on the contributing risk factors. The objective of this review was to identify risk factors for people with intellectual disabilities. Method: Literature searches were…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Accidents, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Perez-Cruzado, David; Gonzalez-Sanchez, Manuel; Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, Antonio – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background/Aim: To know the differences in balance of people with intellectual disability with and without obesity. Method: 549 people with intellectual disability were evaluated. Participants were categorized as obese or non-obese according to their body mass index. All participants were evaluated with tests for static and semi-static balance.…
Descriptors: Obesity, Psychomotor Skills, Intellectual Disability, Correlation
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Batchelor, Molly; Maguire, Sabine; Shearn, Julia – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Support groups available to parents/carers of children with a disability or developmental delay (DDD) are predominately attended by women. Limited data exists reporting experiences of the few male-only support groups. This paper examines experiences of fathers of children with DDD attending a male-only support group from South Wales.…
Descriptors: Fathers, Disabilities, Developmental Delays, Children
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Janson, Astri Letnes; Moen, Anne; Aure, Caroline Farsjø – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Dietary challenges are common among individuals with intellectual disability residing in supervised living in Norway, and this is a major risk factor for health problems. The aim of this study was to explore feasibility of the nutrition tablet app APPetitus, among persons with intellectual disability and their formal caregivers.…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Dietetics, Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices
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Baker, Peter; Taylor-Roberts, Laura; Jones, Fergal W. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
A sufficiently psychometrically robust measure of community and leisure participation of adults with intellectual disabilities was not in existence, despite research identifying this as an important outcome and a key contributor to quality of life. The current study aimed to update the Guernsey Community Participation and Leisure Assessment…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Adults, Intellectual Disability, Leisure Time
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Voermans, Moniek A. C.; Taminiau, Elsbeth F.; Giesbers, Sanne A. H.; Embregts, Petri J. C. M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Increasing the societal participation of people with intellectual disabilities via competitive employment requires a full understanding of what this means to them. This paper aims to provide an in-depth examination of the lived experiences of people with intellectual disabilities in competitive employment. Method: Interviews were…
Descriptors: Supported Employment, Experience, Mild Intellectual Disability, Work Environment
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Schijven, Esmée P.; VanDerNagel, Joanneke E. L.; Otten, Roy; Lammers, Jeroen; Poelen, Evelien A. P. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: This paper describes the theory and development of Take it personal! an indicated prevention programme aimed at reducing substance use in individuals with mild intellectual disabilities and borderline intellectual functioning. Method: The process of the development of Take it personal! followed the steps of the Intervention Mapping…
Descriptors: Mild Intellectual Disability, Prevention, Substance Abuse, Intervention
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Robles-Bello, María Auxiliadora; Sánchez-Teruel, David; Galeote Moreno, Miguel Ángel – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: The people with Down syndrome who are now adolescents can face a self-report questionnaire with guarantees of being answered with validity to evaluate areas of development that traditionally have not been able to be evaluated. This is the case of emotional intelligence, measured in this research with the Emotional Quotient Inventory:…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Emotional Intelligence, Measures (Individuals), Down Syndrome
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van Alphen, Helena J. M.; Waninge, Aly; Minnaert, Alexander E. M. G.; Post, Wendy J.; van der Putten, Annette A. J. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Valid measures to assess either small or assisted performed movements of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) are required. We analysed the construct validity of the Actiwatch-2 to assess movement in people with PIMD. Method: Twenty-two persons with PIMD were video recorded while wearing an Actiwatch-2. We…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Measurement Equipment, Motion, Severe Intellectual Disability
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Hanzen, Gineke; Waninge, Aly; van Nispen, Ruth M. A.; Vlaskamp, Carla; Post, Wendy J.; van der Putten, Annette A. J. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: We investigated the effects of the "Care for Participation+" (CFP+) intervention on direct support professionals' (DSPs') attitudes regarding the participation of adults with visual and severe or profound intellectual disabilities (VSPID). Methods: We implemented a pilot non-randomized controlled trial with two control groups…
Descriptors: Intervention, Allied Health Personnel, Caregiver Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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McMahon, Martin; Hatton, Chris – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: There is considerable international research indicating health disparities between people with and without intellectual disabilities. It is important that comparative studies use representative population samples. This study compares a total administrative population of adults with intellectual disability to a random stratified…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Incidence, Physical Health, Adults
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McKenzie, Karen; Armitage, Bethan; Murray, George; James, Ian – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Therapeutic untruths (TU) are used in dementia services to de-escalate distressing situations. The present authors explored the use of TU by care staff supporting people with an intellectual disability who displayed behaviours that challenged. Method: Data were collected from 126 staff (female = 72.2%; mean age = 41.9 years, SD = 10.7)…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Dementia, Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems
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Oosterveld-Vlug, Mariska; Oldenkamp, Marloes; Mastebroek, Mathilde; Boeije, Hennie – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: People with intellectual disabilities often have low health literacy as a result of their limited language comprehension. The aim of this study was to explore the difficulties Dutch people with intellectual disabilities experience during the process of considering and seeking medical help from their GP. The study was intended as input…
Descriptors: Barriers, Mild Intellectual Disability, Help Seeking, Access to Health Care
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