Employment and income status of adults with developmental disabilities living in the community

Employment and income status of adults with developmental disabilities living in the community (2002). Yamaki, K., & Fujiura, G. Mental Retardation , 40(2), 132-141.

Health Promotion for Individuals with Disabilities: The Need for a Transitional Model in Service Delivery

Health Promotion for Individuals with Disabilities: The Need for a Transitional Model in Service Delivery (2002). Rimmer, J.H. Disability Management Health Outcomes, 10(6), 337-343.

Residential settings and outcomes for individuals with intellectual disabilities

Residential settings and outcomes for individuals with intellectual disabilities (2002). Heller, T. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 15, 503-508.

An eight-year follow-up of the impact of environmental characteristics on well-being of adults with developmental disabilities

An eight-year follow-up of the impact of environmental characteristics on well-being of adults with developmental disabilities (2002). Heller, T., Miller, A. B., Heish , K. Mental Retardation, 40, 366-378.

A Junction: Developmental Disabilities Services in the United States and Services to Older Persons With Dementia in Japan

A Junction: Developmental Disabilities Services in the United States and Services to Older Persons With Dementia in Japan (I & II) (2002). Vol. 66, 772-776 & 869-872.

Historical overview of developmental disabilities services in the United States

Historical overview of developmental disabilities services in the United States (I & II) (2002). Vol. 66, 931-933 & Vol. 67, 68-72.

Coordinating systems serving carers of children and adults with developmental disabilities

Coordinating systems serving carers of children and adults with developmental disabilities (2002). Janicki, M.

Aging adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities face many of the same challenges as other aging adults. Physical aging, social isolation, disengagement from work or activities and challenges of retirement are issues that must be faced by aging adults with cognitive disabilities in addition to the possibility of needing additional assistance from carers to determine their future. This report gives an overview of common definitions, care and support issues, and how systems can partner in the delivery of community support networks. Reproduced with permission of the U.S. Administration on Aging and The Lewin Group.

Promoting healthy aging, family support, and age-friendly communities for persons with developmental disabilities: Report of the 2001 Invitational Research Symposium on Aging with Developmental Disabilities

Promoting healthy aging, family support, and age-friendly communities for persons with developmental disabilities: Report of the 2001 Invitational Research Symposium on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (2002). Heller, T., Janicki, M, P., Hammel, J., & Factor, A.R.

This report summarizes the research to date and presents recommendations for future research, progressive policies, and innovative intervention to promote healthy aging, support aging adults and their families, and create age-friendly communities. These recommendations coalesce the thinking of the 100 plus international researchers, service providers, families and persons with disabilities who participated in the conference.

Determinants of exercise in adults with cerebral palsy

Determinants of exercise in adults with cerebral palsy (2002). Heller, T., Ying, G., Rimmer, J.H., & Marks, B.A. Public Health Nursing, 19(3), 223-231.

Differences in cardiovascular disease risk between non-diabetic adults with mental retardation with and without Down syndrome

Differences in cardiovascular disease risk between non-diabetic adults with mental retardation with and without Down syndrome (2002). Draheim, C., McCubbin, J.A., & Williams, D.P. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 107(3), 201-211.

Women with developmental disabilities: Health and aging

Women with developmental disabilities: Health and aging (2002). Brown, A.A., & Gill, C.J. Current Women's Health Reports, 2, 219-225.

Physical activity, dietary intake, and the insulin resistance syndrome in non-diabetic adults with mental retardation

Physical activity, dietary intake, and the insulin resistance syndrome in non-diabetic adults with mental retardation (2002). Draheim, C.C., Williams, D.P., & McCubbin, J.A. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 107(5), 361-375.

Health characteristics and health services utilization in older adults with intellectual disability living in community residences

Health characteristics and health services utilization in older adults with intellectual disability living in community residences (2002). Janicki, M.P., Davidson, P.W., Henderson, C.M., McCallion, P., Taets, J.D., Force, L.T., Sulkes, S.B., Frangenberg, E., & Ladrigan, P.M. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 46(4), 287-298.

Evaluation of two self-report depression measures for adults with down syndrome

Evaluation of two self-report depression measures for adults with down syndrome (2002). Ailey, S.H., Marks, B., & Heller, T. The NADD BULLETIN, 5(4), 71-75.

Dementia-related care decision-making in group homes for persons with intellectual disabilities

Dementia-related care decision-making in group homes for persons with intellectual disabilities (2002). Janicki, M.P., McCallion, P., & Dalton, A.J. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 38(1/2), 179-195.

Barriers and supports for exercise participation among adults with down syndrome

Barriers and supports for exercise participation among adults with down syndrome (2002). Heller, T., Hsieh, K., & Rimmer, J. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 38(1/2), 161-178.

Health, Age, and Gender: How do women with intellectual disabilities fare?

Health, Age, and Gender: How do women with intellectual disabilities fare? (2002). Anderson, D.J. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 38(1/2), 137-160.

Edinburgh principles with accompanying guidelines and recommendations

Edinburgh principles with accompanying guidelines and recommendations (2002). Wilkinson, H., & Janicki, M.P. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 46(3), 279-284.

Health of women with intellectual disabilities

Health of women with intellectual disabilities (2002). Walsh, P.N. & Heller, T.

This book presents the latest research on age-related health issues for women with intellectual disabilities. Chapters written by leading international researchers and practitioners address a variety of concerns including later life health risks, reproduction and sexuality, mental health, and health promotion. Complementary chapters discuss innovative health education and health support interventions and recommend progressive policies to improve health care for women with intellectual disabilities.

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Physical health of adults with intellectual disabilities

Physical health of adults with intellectual disabilities (2002). Prasher, V.P. & Janicki, M.P.

This book presents the latest research on health issues and health promotion and their implications for adults with intellectual disabilities who are aging. It is an excellent primer on health issues and treatment considerations for practice, research and teaching.

ISBN: 1-405-10219-5 
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African-American grandmother carers of children with disabilities: Predictors of depressive symptoms

African-American grandmother carers of children with disabilities: Predictors of depressive symptoms (2002). Kolomer, S.R., McCallion, P., and Janicki, M.P. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 37(3-4), 45-64.

Service utilization patterns of adults with intellectual disabilities: A Comparison of Puerto Rican and Non-Latino White Families

Service utilization patterns of adults with intellectual disabilities: A Comparison of Puerto Rican and Non-Latino White Families (2002). Magana, S., Seltzer, M.M., and Krauss, M.W. Journal of Gerontological Social Work , 37(3-4), 65-86.

Grandparents raising grandchildren with developmental disabilities

Grandparents raising grandchildren with developmental disabilities (2002). Heller, T., & Ganguly, R.

This paper examines the demographics of grandparent caregivers of children and adults with developmental disabilities, their reasons for assuming this role, their needs, concerns and challenges. Additionally it reviews supportive interventions for this population and implications for the aging network in designing and coordinating services as part of the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Reproduced with permission of the U.S. Administration on Aging and The Lewin Group.

Adolescents and Adults With Autism, Report #1: A Book of Quotes: Shared Experiences of Families of Adolescents and Adults with Autism

Adolescents and Adults With Autism, Report #1: A Book of Quotes: Shared Experiences of Families of Adolescents and Adults with Autism (2002). Seltzer, M.M., Krauss, M.W., Greenberg, J.S., Leavitt, L., Magana, S. & Orsmond, G.I.

This report is based on interviews with more than 400 parents caring for a son or daughter with autism. This is the largest federally funded study of these families conducted to date. The thoughts and feelings these parents share express the extraordinary wisdom, energy, struggle, and triumphs associated with this caregiving experience.

Adolescents and Adults with Autism, Report #2: A Profile of Adolescents and Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Adolescents and Adults with Autism, Report #2: A Profile of Adolescents and Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders (2002). Seltzer, M.M., Krauss, M.W., Greenberg, J.S., Leavitt, L., Magana, S. & Orsmond, G.I.

This report presents the objectives, methodology, and initial findings of the first large-scale research study of 405 adolescents and adults with autism and spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. It contains data on diagnosis, symptoms and behaviors, services and treatments, and participation in social and recreation activities. The authors compare these data to the research findings to date.

Adolescents and Adults with Autism: Reflections From Adult Siblings Who Have a Brother or Sister With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Report #3

Adolescents and Adults with Autism: Reflections From Adult Siblings Who Have a Brother or Sister With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Report #3 (2002). Krauss, M.W., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, R., Orsmond, G.I. & Magana, S.

This report presents siblings' perspectives on having a brother or sister with autism. It is based on a study of caregiving that included more than 400 families. Quotes from more than 200 adult siblings provide insight into their experiences over the life course. Topics include sibling relationships, community acceptance, positive and negative experiences of having a sibling with a disability, future expectations, and advice to parents and to teenage siblings.

Adolescents and Adults With Autism: Recommended Resources From Families, Report #4

Adolescents and Adults With Autism: Recommended Resources From Families, Report #4 (2002), Krauss, M.W., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, R., Orsmond, G.I. & Magana, S.

This report contains the books, videos, and internet web sites that helped families learn more about their son or daughter's autism spectrum disorder. Families recommended these resources in a study of more than 400 parents caring for a child with autism spectrum disorder.

Impact of Assistive Technology and Environmental Interventions on Function and Living Situation Status With People Who Are Aging With Developmental Disabilities

Impact of Assistive Technology and Environmental Interventions on Function and Living Situation Status With People Who Are Aging With Developmental Disabilities (2002). Hammel, J., Lai, J, & Heller, T. Disability and Rehabilitation, 24(1-3), 93-105.

Reasons For Device Use Among Caregivers of the Frail Elderly

Reasons For Device Use Among Caregivers of the Frail Elderly (2002). Kane, C., Mann, W.C., Tomita, M. & Nochajski, S.M. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 20(1).

Educating Scholars of Practice: An Approach to Preparing Tomorrow's Researchers

Educating Scholars of Practice: An Approach to Preparing Tomorrow's Researchers (2002). Hammel, J., Finlayson, M., Kielhofner, G., Helfrich, C. & Peterson, E. Occupational Therapy & Health Care.

Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities

Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities (2002), Alvarez, T., Desi-Thalji, M., Wang, J., Budraja, S., Sundar, V., & Malik, C.

This training curriculum provides information and resources on how assistive technologies (AT) and environmental interventions (EI) can address age related changes in function for older adults with I/DD in every day contexts of the home, workplace, and community. The curriculum's seven modules cover: basic AT-EI products and terminologies; seating, positioning, and mobility; sensory issues; gross and fine motor functioning; communication, cognition, and learning; and the AT_EI delivery process and funding. The training package contains a scripted instructor's guide and power point slides for the seven modules. It was designed for professionals, paraprofessionals, and families. The content can be tailored to a 2-hour workshop or multiple sessions.
         
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Leadership by People with Disabilities in Self-Determination Systems Change

Leadership by People with Disabilities in Self-Determination Systems Change (2002). Powers, L.E., Ward, N., Ferris, L., Nelis, T., Ward, M., Wieck, C. & Heller, T. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 13(2), 125-133.

Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities (2002), Alvarez, T., Desi-Thalji, M., Wang, J., Budraja, S., Sundar, V. & Malik, C.

This training curriculum provides information and resources on how assistive technologies (AT) and environmental interventions (EI) can address age related changes in function for older adults with I/DD in every day contexts of the home, workplace, and community. The curriculum's seven modules cover: basic AT-EI products and terminologies; seating, positioning, and mobility; sensory issues; gross and fine motor functioning; communication, cognition, and learning; and the AT_EI delivery process and funding. The training package contains a scripted instructor's guide and power point slides for the seven modules. It was designed for professionals, para-professionals, and families. The content can be tailored to a 2-hour workshop or multiple sessions.

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