Families of adolescents and adults with autism: Uncharted territory (2001). Seltzer, M.M., Krauss, M.W., Orsmond, G.I., & Vestal, C. International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 23, 267-294.
Change in social support and psychological well-being: A longitudinal study of aging mothers of adults with mental retardation
Change in social support and psychological well-being: A longitudinal study of aging mothers of adults with mental retardation (2001). Hong, J., Seltzer, M.M., & Krauss, M.W. Family Relations, 50, 154-164.
Continuity or discontinuity of family involvement following residential transitions of adults with mental retardation
Continuity or discontinuity of family involvement following residential transitions of adults with mental retardation (2001). Seltzer, M.M., Krauss, M.W., Hong, J., & Orsmond, G.I. Mental Retardation, 39, 181-194.
Innovative project supports later-life planning for adults and their aging family caregivers (2001). Heller, T., & Caldwell, J. Maximizing Human Potential, 8(3), 4-5.
Quality of life of adults with mental retardation/ developmental disabilities who live with family (2001). Seltzer, M.M., and Krauss, M.W. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Review, 7, 105-114.
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 (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.
COST PER UNIT: $22.95 (soft cover); $39.95 (hardcover)
Order directly from The Haworth Press at www.haworthpress.com or 1-800-429-6784
Building Community Coalitions With People With Disabilities and Their Families: An Empowerment Approach
Building Community Coalitions With People With Disabilities and Their Families: An Empowerment Approach (2001). Keys, C.B. & Factor, A.R. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 21(2), 91-112.
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
Aging With Mental Retardation: Oral Health for Older Individuals With Disabilities (2001). Farsai, P. & Calabrese, J.
This brief discusses oral health care for older people with disabilities. It explains the conditions leading to oral health problems for people with disabilities and specifies what to look for in dental treatment and in choosing a dentist. The fact sheet also discusses barriers to accessing proper oral health care and provides recommendations for maintaining proper oral hygiene as people with disabilities age.
Can be downloaded at no charge.