Value-based human resources management (2000). Henry, D.B., Keys, C.B., & Factor, A.R., In M. Janicki & E. Ansello (Eds.), Community supports for aging adults with lifelong disabilities. (271-286) Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
Staff in health care and human services organizations that serve the general population may not have the skills to communicate with older adults with intellectual disabilities. This may lead to an inaccurate assessment of the individual’s needs and to an intervention which isn’t appropriate to his/her situation. This chapter explains how organizations can develop and implement management standards based on the values of empowerment, independence, choice, and autonomy to better serve older adults with intellectual disabilities and their families.
COST PER UNIT: $58.00
Order directly from the publisher at: www.brookespublishing.com or 1-800-638-3775.
Effects of pacing vs. non-pacing on a one-mile walk test in adults with mental retardation (2000). Kunde, K. & Rimmer, J.H. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 17, 413-420.
Disabilities and health limitations (2000). Rimmer, J.H. In Group fitness instructor manual. ACE’s guide for fitness professionals (226-246). San Diego: American Council on Exercise.
Overview of health issues of older women with intellectual disabilities (2000). Gill, C.J., & Brown, A.A. Aging and Developmental Disability: Current Research, Programming, and Practice Implications (Eds. Hammel, J. & Nochajski, S.) Haworth Press, Inc., 23-36.
Prevalence of dementia and impact on intellectual disability services (2000). Janicki, M.P. & Dalton, A.J. Mental Retardation, 38, 277-289.
Healthy aging: Adults with intellectual disabilities: Women’s health and related issues (2000). Walsh, P. N., Heller, T., Schupf, N. & van Schrojenstein Lantman-de-Valk, H. Geneva, Switzerland: International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities and the World Health Organization.
Aging and Intellectual Disabilities: Improving Longevity and Promoting Healthy Aging (2000). Aging and Intellectual Disabilities Special Interest Research Group (SIRG) of The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID).
This series of reports is the outcome of an international initiative to promote the longevity and healthy aging of adults with intellectual disabilities that was jointly organized by the IASSID and the World Health Organization. Work groups of international researchers in aging and intellectual disabilities synthesized the latest research and developed recommendations that produced five reports: Physical Health issues, Biobehavioral issues, Women’s Health, Aging and Social Policy, and a Summative Report.
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.
COST PER UNIT: $11.95 ($8.95 AAMR members)
Order directly from AAMR at http://www.aamr.org/ or (301) 604-1340
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.