Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People (2005). Hughes, S.L., Prohaska, T.R., Rimmer, J.H. & Heller, T. Generations, 29(2), 54-59.
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.
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.
Fact Sheets for Healthy Aging (2005). Pederson, E. & Nelis, T.
The RRTCADD’s Facts for Healthy Aging educates adults with disabilities about health conditions and impairments that typically occur in later life. Each fact sheet provides a concise and understandable explanation of the cause, symptoms and treatment of a specific health condition. These fact sheets were adapted from the “Age Pages” series for the general population developed by the National Institute on Aging. Currently available fact sheets are:
- Foot Care
- High Blood Pressure
Can be downloaded at no charge.
Health Promotion Pilot Programs Evaluation: Improving Athletes’ Health (2005). Prepared by the RRTC on Aging with Developmental Disabilities & Special Olympics.
This report describes the outcomes of a health promotion program for Special Olympics (SO) athletes at 6 sites. The evaluation focused on health status and health behaviors among SO athletes, program satisfaction among coaches and SO athletes, and process and structural variables associated with implementation of health promotions within the SO organization.
For more information, contact Special Olympics at 202-824-0269 or http://www.specialolympics.org.