This brief identifies the issues that aging adults with I/DD and their families face, indicating why their service and support needs should be included in the 2005 White House Conference on Aging Agenda.
Physical Activity and Fitness (2005). Rimmer, J.H. & Hiss, S. B. 87-128.
This chapter is part of a larger collection titled Health Promotion for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. It is published by the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) in Washington DC.
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Group Home Care for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Alzheimer’s Disease (2005). Janicki, M. P., Dalton, A. J., McCallion, P., Baxley, D. D. & Zendell, A. Dementia, 4(3), 361-385.
Psychometric Evaluation of a Self-Reported Measure of Depression for Individuals with Mental Retardation
Psychometric Evaluation of a Self-Reported Measure of Depression for Individuals with Mental Retardation (2005). Esbensen, A. J., Seltzer, M. M., Greenberg, J. S. & Benson, B. A. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 110, 469-481.
Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People (2005). Hughes, S.L., Prohaska, T.R., Rimmer, J.H. & Heller, T. Generations, 29(2), 54-59.
Body Weight Status Among Adults with Intellectual Disability in the Community (2005). Yamaki, K. Mental Retardation, 43(1), 1-10.
Adults With Autism Living at Home or in Non-Family Settings: Positive and Negative Aspects of Residential Status
Adults With Autism Living at Home or in Non-Family Settings: Positive and Negative Aspects of Residential Status (2005). Krauss, M.W., Seltzer, M.M.& Jacobson, H.T. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 49(2).111-124.
Brief Research Report: Impact of a Consumer-Directed Family Support Program on Reduced Out-of-Home Institutional Placement
Brief Research Report: Impact of a Consumer-Directed Family Support Program on Reduced Out-of-Home Institutional Placement (2005). Heller, T. & Caldwell, J. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2(1), 63-65.
Life Course Impacts of Mild Intellectual Deficits (2005). Seltzer, M.M., Floyd, F., Greenberg, J.S., et al. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 110(6), 451-468.
Use of State Institutions for People with Intellectual Disabilities in the United States (2005). Nelis, T. & Rizzolo, M.
This brief reports the number of people with I/DD living in state-operated institutions in each state. It also reports the total number of people with I/DD living in different types of residential settings in the United States.