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Hord, Casey; Duppstadt, Marissa; Marita, Samantha; Pescatrice, Stephanie – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
In the United States, students with mild intellectual disability (MID) are expected to access the general education curriculum and some of these students are required to pass the same high-stakes exams as students without disabilities. Research supports that students with MID can demonstrate success with mathematics after receiving interventions…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Grade 7, Secondary School Mathematics, Students with Disabilities
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Campbell, Natalie – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
People with intellectual disabilities (IDs) are considered to be one of the most marginalized, isolated and disenfranchised groups in society. However, recent social prescription intervention programmes are being introduced to enhance the physical and mental well-being of these individuals through participation in leisure activities, thus…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Research, Well Being, Intellectual Disability
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Breau, Genevieve; Baumbusch, Jennifer; Thorne, Sally; Hislop, T. Greg; Kazanjian, Arminee – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Primary care providers are the main point of contact with the healthcare system for individuals with intellectual disability, and they may have pre-existing attitudes towards this group that impacts care. We examined whether participants' gender, age, professional status and experience with individuals with intellectual disability were associated…
Descriptors: Primary Health Care, Allied Health Personnel, Physicians, Medical Students
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Hamadi, Layla; Fletcher, Helen K. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Attachment difficulties are associated with a range of adverse outcomes in mental health, and people with intellectual disabilities (IDs) may be at greater risk of experiencing difficulties in their attachment relationships. This review critically evaluated recent research measuring the prevalence of attachment difficulties in people with ID.…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, At Risk Persons, Adults, Adolescents
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Walsh, S.; O'Mahony, M.; Lehane, E.; Farrell, D.; Taggart, L.; Kelly, L.; Sahm, L.; Byrne, A.; Corrigan, M.; Caples, M.; Martin, A. M.; Tabirca, S.; Corrigan, M. A.; Hegarty, J. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Women with an intellectual disability (ID) have a similar risk of developing breast cancer as women in the general population yet present with later stage breast cancers, which have poorer outcomes. Aim: To identify whether there is a need to develop a breast cancer awareness intervention for women with an ID. Methods: Interventions…
Descriptors: Cancer, Females, Intellectual Disability, At Risk Persons
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Talman, Lena; Stier, Jonas; Wilder, Jenny; Gustafsson, Christine – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Participation is the goal of Swedish disability policy, but it is difficult to achieve for adults with profound intellectual (and multiple) disabilities (PI(M)D). Since these adults are dependent on others in every aspect of their lives, others control their ability to participate in everyday life decisions. This study used observations, analyzed…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Participation, Models, Civil Rights
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Hartz, Renee M.; Butler, Brittany L.; Natale, Kerianne R.; Williams, Stacey; Luiselli, James K. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
We report the effects of peer-mediated training as a performance improvement intervention on recording of well-body checks by classroom instructors at a specialized school for children and youth. The instructors were trained as peer mediators and then assumed performance monitoring responsibilities in the classroom. Compared to baseline phases in…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Intervention, Wellness, Physical Health
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Hung, Ocean Hoi-yeung; Ma, Joey Chung-yee – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
This article introduces 'Ding Ding Lok' (DDL), a group game especially designed for persons affected by mild-to-moderate intellectual disability and explores its utility in rehabilitation service settings in Hong Kong. Reports from service staff who participated in the pilot project were analysed using thematic analysis. Two key questions were…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Programs, Caseworkers, Psychologists, Facilitators (Individuals)
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Stevens, Martin; Moriarty, Jo; Manthorpe, Jill; Harris, Jess; Hussein, Shereen; Cornes, Michelle – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
The article reports research aimed at identifying factors relating to retention in English intellectual disability services, drawing on a study of the social care workforce. The research involved two rounds of interviews with social care managers and staff between 2009 and 2014. The study uses social exchange theory, particularly the idea of…
Descriptors: Social Services, Caregivers, Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries
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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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