Achieving a Beneficial Fitness: A Program and a Philosophy in Mental Retardation: Contemporary Issues in Health, Vol.1, No. 1 (2000). Rimmer, J. American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR).
This book discusses the benefits of health promotion activities for individuals with mental retardation. It includes guidelines on developing innovative health and fitness programs.
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Grandparent Caregivers II: Service needs and service provision issues (2000). McCallion, P., Janicki, M.P., Grant-Griffin, L., & Kolomer, S.R. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 33(3), 63-90.
Grandparent Caregivers I: Characteristics of the grandparents and the children with disabilities for whom they care (2000). Janicki, M.P., McCallion, P., Grant-Griffin, L., & Kolomer, S.R. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 33(3), 35-55.
Grandparents as supports to mothers of persons with intellectual disability (2000). Heller, T., Hsieh, K., & Rowitz, L. Journal of Gerontological Social Work , 33, 23-34.
Brothers and sisters of adults with mental retardation: Gendered nature of the sibling relationship (2000). Orsmond, G. & Seltzer, M.M. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 105(6), 486-508.
Supporting adults with intellectual disabilities and their families: A literature review (2000). Heller, T. Aging and Developmental Disability: Current Research, Programming, and Practice Implications, The Haworth Press, 59-73.
Mental retardation research methods in Latino communities. Magaña, S. (2000). Mental Retardation, 38, 303-315.
RRTC collaborates with Chicago Arc on family future planning project (2000). Heller, T., Caldwell, J., & DeBrine, E. ADD/Vantage, 11(2), 1,12,13,15.
Aging family caregivers: Needs and policy concerns (2000). Heller, T. Family Support Policy Brief #3. National Center for Family Support.
This policy brief discusses the needs of aging caregivers, including planning for the future of their relative with a developmental disability. It addresses cultural differences in family caregiving and trends in family support policies.
Caregiver Involvement in the Use of Assistive Devices by Frail Older Persons (2000). Chen, A., Mann, W.C., Tomita, M., & Nochajski, S. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 20(3), 179-199.