Psychological distress and well-being of Latina and non-Latina white mothers of youth and adults with an autism spectrum disorder: Cultural attitudes towards co-residence status. Magaña, S., & Smith, M.J. (2006). American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76(3), 346-357.
Mother-Child Relationship Quality Among Adolescents and Adults with Autism (2006). Orsmond, G.I., Greenberg, J.S., Seltzer, M.M., & Krauss, M.W. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 111(2), 121-137.
Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disability and Their Relation to Maternal Well Being (2006). Esbensen, J., Anna, Seltzer-Mailick, Marsha, Greenberg, J. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities 3(4). 229.
Future Planning Resource Guide for Families and Adults With Developmental Disabilities in Illinois (2006, rev.). Caldwell, J., Lopez, E., DeBrine, E., Factor, A., Heller, T. & Ennis, D.
This updated guide helps families navigate the maze of adult services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. It responds to families’ need for a centralized source of information that describes adult services and how to access them. Content includes an overview of the service system and information on legal and financial planning, vocational and residential services, community supports, recreation and leisure opportunities, transportation, and advocacy. Information is in a user-friendly, question-and-answer format that was recommended by families. The guide is a template that other communities can follow in providing information on local services. Also available in Spanish!
Sibling Connections Newsletter (Fall 2005). Kramer, J. & Heller, T. RRTC on Aging with Developmental Disabilities.
Highlights of the RRTCADD’s first conference for siblings of people with disabilities held on October 29-30, 2004. The conference featured nationally known experts on the lifelong relationships of people with disabilities and their siblings and also provided siblings the chance to hear local experts in the field of disability and the opportunity to network with each other.
Life Course Studies of Siblings of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (2005). Seltzer, M.M., Greenburg, J.S., Orsmond, G.I., & Lounds, J. Mental Retardation, 43(5), 354-359.