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Clifford Simplican, Stacy – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: Though the concept of encounter promises to move the field of social inclusion beyond the dichotomy of presence and participation, new work in political theory pushes encounter in a different direction, making freedom -- not inclusion -- the central value at stake. Methods: Interpretative video analysis was conducted on an online…
Descriptors: Feminism, Inclusion, Freedom, Intellectual Disability
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Milot, Élise; Couvrette, Romane; Grandisson, Marie – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: This article aims to present the results of a study on the facilitators and obstacles to community participation in inclusive settings for people with intellectual disabilities (ID) in Québec City (Canada), as perceived by adults with ID and key individuals involved in their daily lives. Method: Semi-structured interviews were…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries, Inclusion
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Wiesel, Ilan; Bigby, Christine; Kamstra, Peter; Farmer, Jane – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: Unpredictability, the risk of harm and possibility of rewards, are integral elements of encounter. Risk literature offers insight on the complex ways in which risk perceptions and attunements shape behaviours and interactions in encounter between people with and without intellectual disability. Method: The paper draws on risk…
Descriptors: Risk, Intellectual Disability, Friendship, Risk Management
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Bigby, Christine; Anderson, Sian – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: "Convivial encounter" provides a new lens for understanding social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities, characterised by shared activity and friendly interactions with strangers without intellectual disabilities. Places, props and support practices facilitate incidental convivial encounters. This study explored…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Interpersonal Relationship, Intervention, Inclusion
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Blonk, Laurine – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: Often, people with and without intellectual disabilities do not mingle. Research has mostly focused on how to foster "convivial encounters" for social inclusion, but further thinking is needed on situations in which potential encounters do not take place. Method: Discussion of philosophical and urban sociological literature…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship
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Tabin, Mireille; Diacquenod, Cindy; De Palma, Nicola; Gerber, Fabienne; Straccia, Claudio; Wilson, Carlene; Kosel, Markus; Petitpierre, Geneviève – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: Social vulnerability refers to the ways in which an individual is at risk of being victimised. The Test of Interpersonal Competences and Personal Vulnerability [TICPV] is an Australian assessment tool designed for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) [Wilson et al. (1996). Vulnerability to criminal exploitation: Influence of…
Descriptors: Test Validity, At Risk Persons, Intellectual Disability, Test Reliability
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Taupiac, Emmanuelle; Lacombe, Didier; Thiébaut, Eric; Van-Gils, Julien; Michel, Grégory; Fergelot, Patricia; Adrien, Jean-Louis – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (RSTS) is a multiple congenital anomaly syndrome characterised by several typical somatic characteristics and by developmental disabilities with various degrees of severity. Focusing on children with RSTS, the aim of this study was to describe their psychomotor, cognitive, and socio-emotional developmental…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Congenital Impairments, Severe Intellectual Disability, Children
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Girgis, Mary; Paparo, Josephine; Kneebone, Ian – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: Emotion regulation is a challenge for many, in particular children with intellectual disabilities. To support understanding and the development of interventions in this area it is essential to identify valid and reliable measures. Method: This systematic review aimed to identify measures that assess all five emotion regulation domains…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Emotional Response, Measures (Individuals), Children
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Bredewold, Femmianne – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: In the debate on the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities, we find various proposals for dealing with sameness and difference. A more inclusive understanding of difference is needed to ensure that the perspectives of people with intellectual disabilities are taken into account. Method: This study involved in-depth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Neighborhoods
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Wu, Kelly L.; Reinemann, Jaclyn M.; Lapid, Maria I. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: Addressing goals of care involves an added layer of complexity in never-competent patients. The concept of best interests is used to guide decision-making for these patients; however, this can be difficult for many reasons. To help providers recognise and minimise these challenges, we recommend steps that can be taken to support…
Descriptors: Patients, Competence, Decision Making, Males
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Robertson, Janet; Emerson, Eric; Baines, Susannah; Hatton, Chris – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: People with intellectual disability may be at elevated risk of adverse consequences of substance use. This study outlines the prevalence of, and factors associated with, substance use in young people with and without intellectual disability. Method: Secondary analysis was undertaken of the Next Steps annual panel study, which follows a…
Descriptors: Smoking, Drinking, Drug Use, Adolescents
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Goyal, Shashi; Temple, Valerie; Sawanas, Christine; Brown, Dawn – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: Interpreting cognitive assessment results for individuals from indigenous communities can be complex. Factors such as culture, language, and education may influence results. Although there is research regarding the cognitive assessment of typically functioning individuals from indigenous communities there is limited information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Canada Natives
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Mikolajczyk, Edyta; Jankowicz-Szymanska, Agnieszka – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: Assess the Kinesio Taping (KT) effect on balance and foot arches. Methods: Thirty young people with intellectual disability (ID) and flat feet were randomly assigned to experimental (E) and control (C) groups. Group E had KT applied to the sole of their feet and both groups participated in a 12-week task-oriented training conducted…
Descriptors: Human Body, Intellectual Disability, Training, Human Posture
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Embregts, Petri J. C. M.; van Oorsouw, Wietske M. W. J.; Wintels, Sophie C.; van Delden, Robby W.; Evers, Vanessa; Reidsma, Dennis – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: New technologies could broaden activities for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD). This study compared watching television with a newly-developed interactive ball. Method: The ball responded with sounds, lights, and wiggling to the player's voice and movements. Five control sessions (watching television)…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Manipulative Materials, Interaction, Television Viewing
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Anderson, Sian; Bigby, Christine – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: The role of support workers in self-advocacy groups is complex. The lack of transparency about who controls the agenda within groups is problematised by commentators but the evidence is limited about how supporters act, exercise power and are regarded by self-advocates. Aim: This study investigated the work of supporters in independent…
Descriptors: Self Advocacy, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Social Support Groups
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