Mother-Child Relationship Quality Among Adolescents and Adults with Autism (2006). Orsmond, G.I., Greenberg, J.S., Seltzer, M.M., & Krauss, M.W. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 111(2), 121-137.
Health Outcomes of Midlife and Older Latina and Black American Mothers of Children With Developmental Disabilities
Health Outcomes of Midlife and Older Latina and Black American Mothers of Children With Developmental Disabilities (2006). MagaÐa, S. & Smith, M. J. Mental Retardation, 44(3), 224-234.
Bidirectional Effects of Expressed Emotion and Behavior Problems and Symptoms in Adolescents and Adults With Autism
Bidirectional Effects of Expressed Emotion and Behavior Problems and Symptoms in Adolescents and Adults With Autism (2006). Greenberg, J.S., Seltzer, M.M., & Hong, J. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 111(4), 229-249.
Supporting Aging Caregivers and Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Future Planning (2006). Heller, T., Caldwell, J. Mental Retardation. 44(3). 189-202.
Consumer-Directed Supports: Economic, Health, and Social Outcomes for Families (2006) Caldwell, J. Mental Retardation. 44(6). 405-417.
Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disability and Their Relation to Maternal Well Being
Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disability and Their Relation to Maternal Well Being (2006). Esbensen, J., Anna, Seltzer-Mailick, Marsha, Greenberg, J. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities 3(4). 229.
Use of State Institutions for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Illinois (2006). Nelis, T. & Rizzolo, M.
This brief describes residential services in Illinois. It reports the number of people with I/DD in different types of residential settings and compares the cost of institutional care to living in small homes in the community.
RRTCADD Disability Research Brief: Body Weight Status of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (2006). Yamaki, K., Heller, T. & Rimmer, J.
This brief compares the rates of obesity between adults with and without I/DD from 1985 to 2000. It is based on an analysis of the National Health Interview Surveys.
Lessons Drawn From the Critique of the Hissom Closure Evaluation (2006). Fujiura, G.T. Mental Retardation, 44, 372-375
Future Planning Resource Guide for Families and Adults With Developmental Disabilities in Illinois (2006, rev.). Caldwell, J., Lopez, E., DeBrine, E., Factor, A., Heller, T. & Ennis, D.
This updated guide helps families navigate the maze of adult services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. It responds to families’ need for a centralized source of information that describes adult services and how to access them. Content includes an overview of the service system and information on legal and financial planning, vocational and residential services, community supports, recreation and leisure opportunities, transportation, and advocacy. Information is in a user-friendly, question-and-answer format that was recommended by families. The guide is a template that other communities can follow in providing information on local services. Also available in Spanish!