Adolescents and Adults With Autism: Recommended Resources From Families, Report #4 (2002), Krauss, M.W., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, R., Orsmond, G.I. & Magana, S.
This report contains the books, videos, and internet web sites that helped families learn more about their son or daughter’s autism spectrum disorder. Families recommended these resources in a study of more than 400 parents caring for a child with autism spectrum disorder.
Impact of Assistive Technology and Environmental Interventions on Function and Living Situation Status With People Who Are Aging With Developmental Disabilities (2002). Hammel, J., Lai, J, & Heller, T. Disability and Rehabilitation, 24(1-3), 93-105.
Reasons For Device Use Among Caregivers of the Frail Elderly (2002). Kane, C., Mann, W.C., Tomita, M. & Nochajski, S.M. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 20(1).
Educating Scholars of Practice: An Approach to Preparing Tomorrow’s Researchers (2002). Hammel, J., Finlayson, M., Kielhofner, G., Helfrich, C. & Peterson, E. Occupational Therapy & Health Care.
Leadership by People with Disabilities in Self-Determination Systems Change (2002). Powers, L.E., Ward, N., Ferris, L., Nelis, T., Ward, M., Wieck, C. & Heller, T. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 13(2), 125-133.
Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities (2002), Alvarez, T., Desi-Thalji, M., Wang, J., Budraja, S., Sundar, V. & Malik, C.
This training curriculum provides information and resources on how assistive technologies (AT) and environmental interventions (EI) can address age related changes in function for older adults with I/DD in every day contexts of the home, workplace, and community. The curriculum’s seven modules cover: basic AT-EI products and terminologies; seating, positioning, and mobility; sensory issues; gross and fine motor functioning; communication, cognition, and learning; and the AT_EI delivery process and funding. The training package contains a scripted instructor’s guide and power point slides for the seven modules. It was designed for professionals, para-professionals, and families. The content can be tailored to a 2-hour workshop or multiple sessions.
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Aging and developmental disability: Special issue on current research, programming, and practice implications (2001). Hammel, J., & Nochajski, S. Journal of Occupational and Physical Therapy in Geriatrics, 18(1), 1-4.
Risk factors for injuries and falls among adults with developmental disabilities (2001). Hsieh, K., Heller, T., & Miller, A.B. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 45, 76-82.
Effect of menopause on cognitive performance in women with Down syndrome (2001). Patel, B.N., Seltzer, G.B., Wu, H.S., & Schupf, N. Neuroreport, 12(12), 2659-62.
A Prospective Study of Menopause in Women with Down Syndrome (2001). Seltzer, G.B., Schupf, N. & Wu, H.S. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 45, 1-7.