Policy/Service

Coordinating systems serving carers of children and adults with developmental disabilities

Coordinating systems serving carers of children and adults with developmental disabilities (2002). Janicki, M. Aging adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities face many of the same challenges as other aging adults. Physical aging, social isolation, disengagement from work or activities and challenges of retirement are issues that must be faced by aging adults with cognitive …

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Promoting healthy aging, family support, and age-friendly communities for persons with developmental disabilities: Report of the 2001 Invitational Research Symposium on Aging with Developmental Disabilities

Promoting healthy aging, family support, and age-friendly communities for persons with developmental disabilities: Report of the 2001 Invitational Research Symposium on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (2002). Heller, T., Janicki, M, P., Hammel, J., & Factor, A.R. This report summarizes the research to date and presents recommendations for future research, progressive policies, and innovative intervention to …

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Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities (2002), Alvarez, T., Desi-Thalji, M., Wang, J., Budraja, S., Sundar, V. & Malik, C. This training curriculum provides information and resources on how assistive technologies (AT) and environmental interventions (EI) can address age related changes in function for older adults with I/DD in …

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Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, Special Issue-Aging and Developmental Disabilities: Current Research, Programming and Practice Implications

Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, Special Issue-Aging and Developmental Disabilities: Current Research, Programming and Practice Implications (2000). Hammel, Joy, & Nochajski, Susan M. The Haworth Press, Vol 18 (1). ISBN: 0270-3181COST PER UNIT: $60.00Order directly from the publisher at: www.HaworthPress.com or call 1-800-429-6784.

Community supports for aging adults with lifelong disabilities

Community supports for aging adults with lifelong disabilities (2000). Janicki, M. & Ansello, E. (Eds.) Baltimore: Brookes Publishing. This book provides practical approaches that enable older adults to remain in their homes and communities as they age. It draws on field-tested experiences and situations that can be applied to most settings. Topics include: financing services …

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