Supports and Services

Bringing Stakeholders Together Across Aging and Disability: GOWD Conference Series

Bringing stakeholders together across aging and disability: GOWD conference series, (2012). Spindel, A., Campbell, M., & Mendez, J. International Journal Of Integrated Care, 12(8). http://www.ijic.org/index.php/ijic/article/view/1083/1917
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Key Focal Areas for Bridging the Fields of Aging and Disability: Findings From the Growing Older With a Disability Conference

Key focal areas for bridging the fields of aging and disability: findings from the growing older with a disability conference, (2012). Naidoo, V., Putnam, M., & Spindel, A. International Journal Of Integrated Care, 12(8). http://www.ijic.org/index.php/ijic/article/view/1082/1915
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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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Outcomes of Assistive Technology Services and Use by Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Outcomes of Assistive Technology Services and Use by Adults with Developmental Disabilities (1998). Hammel, J., Heller, T., & Ying, G.,  RESNA 1998 Annual Conference Proceedings, pp.14-16.

A report of an outcome study of AT service delivery, use, and relationship to functional status changes over time. The study was conducted among adults specifically with cerebral palsy and mental retardation living in the community.

Aging With Developmental Disabilities: An Information Packet on Understanding Age-Related Changes and Supporting Successful Aging

Aging With Developmental Disabilities: An Information Packet on Understanding Age-Related Changes and Supporting Successful Aging (1997). Factor, A.

This packet provides a basic understanding of age-related changes and their implications for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Topics include: the aging process and its implications; supporting individual choice and community membership; and engaging and supporting older families in making future plans for their relative with a disability. It contains guidelines and practical suggestions for supporting individual choice and community membership, healthy aging and family future planning.

Assistive Technology and You: A Guide For Families and Persons With Disabilities

Assistive Technology and You: A Guide For Families and Persons With Disabilities (1997), Hedman, G., Hooyenga, K.,Politano, P. & Sposato, B.

This guidebook provides information about the various uses of assistive technology for accessibility, activities of daily living, augmentative communication, computer access, environmental control, seating, mobility, and work site modification. It contains photographs and descriptions of devices, their applications, and guidelines to help families and users become informed consumers in selecting equipment. The guide was written by assistive technology clinicians and reviewed by consumers, families and community agency professionals. It was developed by the Assistive Technology Unit at the Institute on Disability and Human Development in collaboration with the RRTC on Aging with Developmental Disabilities.

Older Adults With Mental Retardation and Their Families

Older Adults With Mental Retardation and Their Families (1997). Heller, T. A chapter in Bray, N. W. (Ed.) International Review of Research in Mental Retardation-Vol 20.

This chapter addresses the needs of older adults with mental retardation and their families from a psychosocial model that examines age-related changes and from the broader perspective of demographic and service trends affecting this population.

ISBN: 0-12366-2206 
COST PER UNIT: $104.95
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