Aging and developmental disability: Special issue on current research, programming, and practice implications

Aging and developmental disability: Special issue on current research, programming, and practice implications (2001). Hammel, J., & Nochajski, S. Journal of Occupational and Physical Therapy in Geriatrics, 18(1), 1-4.

Risk factors for injuries and falls among adults with developmental disabilities

Risk factors for injuries and falls among adults with developmental disabilities (2001). Hsieh, K., Heller, T., & Miller, A.B. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 45, 76-82.

Effect of menopause on cognitive performance in women with Down syndrome

Effect of menopause on cognitive performance in women with Down syndrome (2001). Patel, B.N., Seltzer, G.B., Wu, H.S., & Schupf, N. Neuroreport, 12(12), 2659-62.

A Prospective Study of Menopause in Women with Down Syndrome

A Prospective Study of Menopause in Women with Down Syndrome (2001). Seltzer, G.B., Schupf, N. & Wu, H.S. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 45, 1-7.

Health status of mothers of adults with intellectual disability

Health status of mothers of adults with intellectual disability (2001). Chen, S.C., Ryan-Henry, S., Heller, T., & Chen, E.H. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 45(5), 439-449.

International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers

International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers (2001). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Vol. 14, No. 3. London: Blackwell Science.

This special issue contains the research reports developed by the IASSID Special Interest Group on Aging in collaboration with the World Health Organization to promote the healthy aging of adults with intellectual disabilities worldwide. The papers address age-related physical health changes, bio-behavioral and women's health issues, policy and practice recommendations and include a summative report. The issue has an introduction by Matthew Janicki plus papers on friendships and residential supports.

ISSN: 1360-2322 
COST PER UNIT: $31.00 (Individual); $89.00 (Institution)
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Families of adolescents and adults with autism: Uncharted territory

Families of adolescents and adults with autism: Uncharted territory (2001). Seltzer, M.M., Krauss, M.W., Orsmond, G.I., & Vestal, C. International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 23, 267-294.

Change in social support and psychological well-being: A longitudinal study of aging mothers of adults with mental retardation

Change in social support and psychological well-being: A longitudinal study of aging mothers of adults with mental retardation (2001). Hong, J., Seltzer, M.M., & Krauss, M.W. Family Relations, 50, 154-164.

Continuity or discontinuity of family involvement following residential transitions of adults with mental retardation

Continuity or discontinuity of family involvement following residential transitions of adults with mental retardation (2001). Seltzer, M.M., Krauss, M.W., Hong, J., & Orsmond, G.I. Mental Retardation, 39, 181-194.

Innovative project supports later-life planning for adults and their aging family caregivers

Innovative project supports later-life planning for adults and their aging family caregivers (2001). Heller, T., & Caldwell, J. Maximizing Human Potential, 8(3), 4-5.

Quality of life of adults with mental retardation/ developmental disabilities who live with family

Quality of life of adults with mental retardation/ developmental disabilities who live with family (2001). Seltzer, M.M., and Krauss, M.W. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Review, 7, 105-114.

Assistive Technology and Environmental Intervention (AT-EI ) Impact On Activity and Life Roles of Aging Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Findings and Implications for Practice

Assistive Technology and Environmental Intervention (AT-EI ) Impact On Activity and Life Roles of Aging Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Findings and Implications for Practice (2001). Hammel, J. Journal of Occupational and Physical Therapy in Geriatrics, 18(1), 37-58.

Aging and Developmental Disability: Current Research, Programming, and Practice Implications

Aging and Developmental Disability: Current Research, Programming, and Practice Implications (2001). Hammel, J. & Nochajski, S. Binghamton: The Haworth Press

This book explores the research findings and practice implications pertaining to normative and disability-related aging. It discusses the effectiveness of specific interventions for aging adults with intellectual and related developmental disabilities, including assistive technology and environmental intervention. The book provides web site resources to disability organizations, databases, and other sites.

ISBN: 0-7890-1040-2 
COST PER UNIT: $22.95 (soft cover); $39.95 (hardcover)
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Building Community Coalitions With People With Disabilities and Their Families: An Empowerment Approach

Building Community Coalitions With People With Disabilities and Their Families: An Empowerment Approach (2001). Keys, C.B. & Factor, A.R. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 21(2), 91-112.

Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do?

Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do? (2001). Dalton, A., Janicki, M. & McCallion, P. (Executive Producers), Albany, NY: The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

This CD-ROM video explains how adults with I/DD are affected by dementia and depicts their functional changes over time. It presents guidelines for early screenings and diagnostic assessments; explains how clinical supports can support persons with dementia and their carers; and recommends program adaptations, environmental modifications, and specialized care that enable individuals to remain in their home for longer periods of time. This 23-minute video was filmed in 2001.

COST PER UNIT: $15.00

Aging With Mental Retardation: Oral Health for Older Individuals With Disabilities

Aging With Mental Retardation: Oral Health for Older Individuals With Disabilities (2001). Farsai, P. & Calabrese, J.

This brief discusses oral health care for older people with disabilities. It explains the conditions leading to oral health problems for people with disabilities and specifies what to look for in dental treatment and in choosing a dentist. The fact sheet also discusses barriers to accessing proper oral health care and provides recommendations for maintaining proper oral hygiene as people with disabilities age.

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