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Rillotta, Fiona; Arthur, Jillian; Hutchinson, Claire; Raghavendra, Parimala – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Inclusive post-secondary education (PSE) delivers positive personal, social and academic outcomes. However, there is limited support for students with intellectual disability (ID) to participate in higher education, particularly in Australia. This study investigated the expectations and experiences of students with ID in an inclusive individual…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Intellectual Disability, Students with Disabilities, Mentors
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Conrad, Jordan A. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
The history of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the United States is, in many ways, a triumphant story reflecting an increasingly progressive attitude acknowledging the equality of all persons. The law now recognizes people with IDD as citizens, possessing an equal right to education, health care, and employment--each of which…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, United States History, Social Bias
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Robinson, Sally; Hill, Malcolm; Fisher, Karen R.; Graham, Anne – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
In recent policies, it is assumed that communities welcome the inclusion of young people with intellectual disability. However, little is known about perspectives of young people themselves. This article reports on research that sought to address this gap. Young people with intellectual disability living in three Australian small town communities…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Social Bias, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Community Characteristics
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Nowak, Herawati I.; Broberg, Malin; Starke, Mikaela – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
A random sample of parents of children with disabilities (n = 144) from three Swedish municipalities participated in a structured telephone interview including seven questions on child participation and 156 professionals from the same municipalities completed a web-based survey including six questions on child participation. The aim of the study…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Participative Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes
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Devapriam, J.; Fosker, H.; Chester, V.; Gangadharan, S.; Hiremath, A.; Alexander, R. T. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Rehabilitation services for people with mental illnesses have been extensively researched. However, services with similar aims and specifications for patients with intellectual disabilities (IDs) have had little focus. This study describes the characteristics and outcomes of 21 patients admitted to a specialist ID rehabilitation service over an…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Treatment, Patients, Intellectual Disability, Rehabilitation
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Ross, Gareth E.; Hocken, Kerensa; Auty, Jonathan M. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Adaptive functioning (AF) has been overlooked in the assessment of intellectual disability within the UK Prison Service, primarily because there are no reliable and valid measures of AF suitable for use with prison populations. This position is incompatible with the obligation of Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service to provide specialist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adjustment (to Environment), Intellectual Disability, Institutionalized Persons
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Kossyvaki, Lila; Curran, Sara – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Very little research has explored the impact of interventions combining music and technology on children with a dual diagnosis of autism and intellectual disabilities (ID) incorporating the active involvement of school staff. Video recordings and group interviews were used to collect data in this study. Video recordings of five children with…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Comorbidity
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Johnson, Khalilah R.; Bagatell, Nancy – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Institutionalized adults with profound intellectual disabilities (ID) face significant challenges to having their choice-making cultivated and supported. Based on observational and interview data from an institutional ethnographic study, this article explores how choice-making during mealtimes is acknowledged and problematized by staff. First, we…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Adults, Severe Intellectual Disability, Participation
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Fitton, Lucy; Jones, Dominic Ryan – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: As part of their care, adults with intellectual disabilities are often subject to restrictive interventions including restraint. Method: A review examining the prevalence of restraint use with people with intellectual disabilities and the characteristics associated with its use. Results: The seven papers identified used quantitative…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Intervention, Behavior Problems
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Cowles, Megan; Randle-Phillips, Cathy; Medley, Andrew – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder are more prevalent in people with intellectual disabilities (PWID) than in the general population, yet the evidence base for trauma interventions in this population is sparse. Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) may be particularly well-suited to PWID for a number of reasons, including its…
Descriptors: Empathy, Psychotherapy, Trauma, Intellectual Disability
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Doherty, A. J.; Jones, S. P.; Chauhan, U.; Gibson, J. M. E. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Adults with intellectual disabilities in England experience health inequalities. They are more likely than their non-disabled peers to be obese and at risk of serious medical conditions such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. This semi-qualitative study engaged adults with intellectual disabilities in a co-production process to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities
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Witsø, Aud Elisabeth; Hauger, Brit – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
This study illuminates how adults with intellectual disabilities understand and describe their everyday life and its shortcomings when it comes to equal rights in the context of Norwegian community living. An inclusive research design, including nine persons with mild intellectual disability, two university researchers and two intellectual…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Life Style
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Evans, Lauren; Randle-Phillips, Cathy – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
The effectiveness of a range of psychological models adapted for use with people with intellectual disabilities has been well documented. A number of studies have used qualitative methods to examine people with intellectual disabilities' experiences of these adapted interventions. Such research is important for identifying service users' views on…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Group Dynamics
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Edwards, Nicole; King, Julie; Williams, Karen; Hair, Sara – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: Psychotropic medication is widely prescribed to treat mental illness. However, it is controversial when used as a chemical restraint (CR) to manage challenging behaviours (CBs) of adults with intellectual disability (ID). CR has potentially negative consequences and affects human rights. Method: Qualitative research conducted between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Therapy, Behavior Problems, Adults
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Raczka, Roman; Theodore, Kate; Williams, Janice – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
There is an appropriate increasing focus on the need to ensure the voices of people with intellectual disability are captured as part of assessing individuals' quality of life; however, there remains a lack of a consensus on ways to achieve this. This article describes the development of a self-report measure of quality of life for people with…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Intellectual Disability, Psychometrics, Test Validity
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