International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers

International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers (2001). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Vol. 14, No. 3. London: Blackwell Science.

This special issue contains the research reports developed by the IASSID Special Interest Group on Aging in collaboration with the World Health Organization to promote the healthy aging of adults with intellectual disabilities worldwide. The papers address age-related physical health changes, bio-behavioral and women’s health issues, policy and practice recommendations and include a summative report. The issue has an introduction by Matthew Janicki plus papers on friendships and residential supports.

ISSN: 1360-2322 
COST PER UNIT: $31.00 (Individual); $89.00 (Institution)
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Assistive Technology and Environmental Intervention (AT-EI ) Impact On Activity and Life Roles of Aging Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Findings and Implications for Practice

Assistive Technology and Environmental Intervention (AT-EI ) Impact On Activity and Life Roles of Aging Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Findings and Implications for Practice (2001). Hammel, J. Journal of Occupational and Physical Therapy in Geriatrics, 18(1), 37-58.

Aging and Developmental Disability: Current Research, Programming, and Practice Implications

Aging and Developmental Disability: Current Research, Programming, and Practice Implications (2001). Hammel, J. & Nochajski, S. Binghamton: The Haworth Press

This book explores the research findings and practice implications pertaining to normative and disability-related aging. It discusses the effectiveness of specific interventions for aging adults with intellectual and related developmental disabilities, including assistive technology and environmental intervention. The book provides web site resources to disability organizations, databases, and other sites.

ISBN: 0-7890-1040-2 
COST PER UNIT: $22.95 (soft cover); $39.95 (hardcover)
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Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do?

Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do? (2001). Dalton, A., Janicki, M. & McCallion, P. (Executive Producers), Albany, NY: The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

This CD-ROM video explains how adults with I/DD are affected by dementia and depicts their functional changes over time. It presents guidelines for early screenings and diagnostic assessments; explains how clinical supports can support persons with dementia and their carers; and recommends program adaptations, environmental modifications, and specialized care that enable individuals to remain in their home for longer periods of time. This 23-minute video was filmed in 2001.

COST PER UNIT: $15.00