Report on the State of Science on Health Risks and Aging in People with Intellectual Disabilities

Report on the State of Science on Health Risks and Aging in People with Intellectual Disabilities (2009). Haveman, M.J., Heller, T., Lee, L.A, Maaskant, M.A, Shooshtari, S., Strydom, A. IASSID Special Interest Research Group on Aging and Intellectual Disabilities/Faculty Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Dortmund.

This paper summarizes a review of the scientific literature over the past fifteen years on the topic of health risks associated with aging in people with an Intellectual Disability. It is a review of descriptive observational research ranging from discussion at the social ‘wellness’ end of the spectrum through to analysis of the impact of aging on the incidence of chronic physical illness.

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Salud en Mujeres Con Discapacidad Intellectual

Salud en Mujeres Con Discapacidad Intellectual (2009).  Heller, T. In M. A. Verdugo Alonso, T. N. Sánchez, B. J. de Urries Vega, & M. Crespo Cuadrado (Eds.)  Mejorando resultados personales para una vida de calidad:  VII jornadas científicas de investigación sobre personas con discapacidad (pp 311-322). Salmanca:  Amaru Ediciones E Inico.

Envejecimiento y Discapacidad Intellectual

Envejecimiento y discapacidad intellectual (2009). Heller, T. In M. A. Verdugo Alonso, T. N. Sánchez, B. J. de Urries Vega, & M. Crespo Cuadrado (Eds.)  Mejorando resultados personales para una vida de calidad:  VII jornadas científicas de investigación sobre personas con discapacidad (pp 57-68).  Salmanca:  Amaru Ediciones E Inico.

Building Capacity Among Pediatric Residents to Promote Health Advocacy Among Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Building Capacity Among Pediatric Residents to Promote Health Advocacy Among Persons with Developmental Disabilities (2009). Marks, B., Sisirak, J., Heller, T. & Cutler, A.

This Health Advocacy Curriculum was developed for the two hour Health Advocacy Workshop to improve access to quality health care for adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities/special health care needs (DD) through improved attitudes, communication, health literacy, and health advocacy among Pediatric Residents.

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