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Nicholson, Emma; Conlon, Ciara; Mimmo, Laurel; Doherty, Edel; Guerin, Suzanne – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: The provision of unscheduled healthcare for children with intellectual disability is less researched than that focused on hospital settings or for adult services. The aim of the scoping review was to map the evidence base in this area and identify areas for future study. Method: A five-stage scoping review framework was adopted.…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Intellectual Disability, Children, Family Needs
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Matheson, Flora I.; Dastoori, Parisa; Whittingham, Lisa; Calzavara, Andrew; Keown, Leslie A.; Durbin, Anna; Kouyoumdjian, Fiona G.; Lin, Elizabeth; Volpe, Tiziana; Lunsky, Yona – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: There is little research with people who experience intellectual/developmental disabilities and imprisonment. Methods: The study linked health and correctional data to examine prevalence of intellectual/developmental disabilities and health and correctional characteristics among adults experiencing their first federal incarceration…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
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Gallego-Ortega, José Luis; García-Guzmán, Antonio; Rodríguez-Fuentes, Antonio; Figueroa-Sepúlveda, Susana – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Studies on the writing of students with intellectual disabilities have been scarce and unrepresentative. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to analyse this group of students' abilities to plan their texts. Method: A collective case study was carried out, with an eminently qualitative approach, although aided by an initial…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Knowledge Level, Writing Difficulties
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Williams, Caitlin A.; Bailey, Tom; Hastings, Richard P. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Existing research has predominately focused on dyadic relationships in families of children with intellectual disabilities. The aim of this study was to build on emerging literature exploring triadic relationships between a mother, sibling, and child with intellectual disability, investigating how they influence each other's…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Intellectual Disability, Siblings
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Beqiraj, Lorena; Denne, Louise D.; Hastings, Richard P.; Paris, Andreas – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Positive behavioural support (PBS) can be effective in supporting children and young people (CYP) with developmental disabilities. This systematic review focused on describing the components and nine characteristics of PBS that have been used with CYP with developmental disabilities in special education settings, and the evidence for…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Developmental Disabilities, Children, Youth
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Elahdi, Ayman; Alnahdi, Ghaleb H. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Persons with intellectual disabilities have the right to pursue and acquire gainful employment and thereby obtain the psychological, social and economic benefits derived from employment. Aims: This study aimed to examine workers' attitudes towards and perspectives with respect to the challenges of employing persons with intellectual…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Gender Differences, Work Attitudes
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Chicas, Vanessa E.; Steinway, Caren; Chen, Jack; Schwartz, Matthew C.; Wright, Charmaine; Cornacchia, Michelle; Davis, Thomas W.; Berens, John C.; Riddle, Ilka; Woodward, Jason F.; Jan, Sophia – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Few family caregivers of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities develop long-term care (LTC) plans for their relative. Web-based interventions promoting LTC planning have potential for widespread adoption into clinical practice. Methods: We conducted focus groups with 49 primary caregivers of individuals with…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Long Range Planning
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Hennessey, Robin E.; Goreczny, Anthony J. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Employment is often central to individuals' lives. However, individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities are often absent from the workplace, and little research has examined their interest in working. Aims: This study examined whether people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities want jobs; why they do or…
Descriptors: Employment, Preferences, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Gore, Nick; Bradshaw, Jill; Hastings, Richard; Sweeney, Joanne; Austin, Debbie – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Early Positive Approaches to Support (E-PAtS) is a co-produced and co-facilitated group programme that aims to provide early years support to family caregivers of children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Method: Thirty-five caregivers who had attended E-PAtS groups took part in individual interviews or focus groups.…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Emotional Response, Coping
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Bruno, Natasha; Richardson, Alanna; Kauffeldt, Kaitlyn D.; Tomasone, Jennifer R.; Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Kelly; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Objective: Quality participation, defined as satisfying and enjoyable involvement, is one of the most valued life outcomes for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To broaden understandings of quality participation, our review explored participation experiences of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developmental Disabilities, Children, Intellectual Disability
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Holler, Roni; Werner, Shirli – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Following the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD), various countries have recently amended their legal capacity laws with the aim of restricting the use of guardianship and increasing the use of other, less restrictive practices, mainly supported decision making. As social workers have a key role in carrying…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Attitudes, Laws, Disabilities
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Yuan, Ya-Qing; Wang, Mei-Juan; Zhang, Qiao-Xian; Zhang, Yang; Wang, Xuan-Li; Hou, Xiao; Zhang, Shao-Hua; Liu, Yang – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Limited research has looked at the physical activity (PA) among Chinese children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. Methods: The Children's Leisure Activities Study Survey-Chinese version was applied in evaluating PA levels among children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. Results: The data indicated that only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Children, Adolescents
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Ransohoff, Jade I.; Sujin Kumar, Prisha; Flynn, David; Rubenstein, Eric – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities face poorer reproductive and pregnancy outcomes partially due to health care inequity. Our objective was to conduct a scoping review of reproductive and pregnancy related health care among women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Methods: We systematically reviewed…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Health Services, Females, Intellectual Disability
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Anstis, Sophie; Thomas, Stuart D. M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: While there is growing international evidence pointing to the increased risks of crime perpetration and victimisation for some people with an intellectual disability, the overlap between offending and victimisation (the victim-offender overlap) remains unclear. Method: This study utilised a data linkage methodology of 2600 people with…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Victims, Crime, Mental Health
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Miller, Amanda L.; Frye, David; Green, Thelma; Mitchell, Cheri; Garcia, George; Huereña, Juliana; Moore, Teresa; Turnage, Vicki – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Adults with disabilities have long been at the forefront of disability advocacy in the United States. Grounded in the tenets of radical disability studies and principles of disability justice, this study explored the lived experiences of 12 adults with disabilities, including intellectual disability and developmental disabilities, with a…
Descriptors: Adults, Disabilities, Self Advocacy, Intellectual Disability
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