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Heller, T. (2009).  Salud en mujeres con discapacidad intellectual.  In M. A. Verdugo Alonso, T. N. Sánchez, B. J. de Urries Vega, & M. Crespo Cuadrado (Eds.)  Mejorando resultados personales para una vida de calidad:  VII jornadas científicas de investigación sobre personas con discapacidad (pp 311-322) Salmanca:  Amaru Ediciones E Inico.
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Heller, T. (2009). Envejecimiento y discapacidad intellectual. In M. A. Verdugo Alonso, T. N. Sánchez, B. J. de Urries Vega, & M. Crespo Cuadrado (Eds.) Mejorando resultados personales para una vida de calidad: VII jornadas científicas de investigación sobre personas con discapacidad (pp 57-68). Salmanca: Amaru Ediciones E Inico.
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Geriatrics (2006)
. Pekala Service, K., Tyler, Jr., C.V., & Janicki, M.P. , pp. 575-589.

This chapter is in the book UMedical Care for Children and Adults with Developmental DisabilitiesU (2nd Ed.) edited by I. Leslie Rubin, M.D. and Allen Crocker, M.D. It describes the age-related health and psychosocial issues of older adults with I/DD. Topics include chronic disease, preventive health care, geriatric assessment, medication issues, dementia, end of life care, and the difficulties of medical diagnosis and treatment.

ISBN: 978-1-55766-766-3
COST PER UNIT: $125.00
Order directly from Brookes Publishing Co. at www.brookespublishing.com or 1-800-638-3775
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Physical Activity and Fitness. (2005). Rimmer, James H. & Hiss, S. Blythe. 87-128.

This chapter is part of a larger collection entitled UHealth Promotion for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.U It is published by the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) in Washington DC. It can be ordered online at the website or by phone.

ISBN: 0-940898-91-8
COST PER UNIT: $39.95
Order directly from AAMR publishing at https://bookstore.aaidd.org/index.aspx or 301-604-1340
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Heller, T. (2004). Aging with developmental disabilities:  Emerging models for promoting health, independence, and quality of life.  In B. Kemp and L. Mosqueda (Eds.). Aging with a disability:  What the clinician needs to know (pp. 213-233). Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.
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Mental health, intellectual disabilities and the aging process, (2003)
. Davidson, P.W., Prasher, V.P., & Janicki, M, P.

Evidence suggests that mental health disorders may occur in up to half of all people with intellectual disability and that these disorders accelerate significantly with age. This book discusses the mental health and behavior needs of adults with intellectual disabilities. It is a major sourcebook on mental health conditions and treatment choices for this population.

ISBN: 1-405-101644
COST PER UNIT: $44.95
Order directly from Wiley at http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/ or 1-800-216-2522
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The nursing clinics of North America: Intellectual and developmental disabilities, (2003). Volume 38, No. 2. Hahn, Joan Earle & Marks, Beth A.

This quarterly journal issue reviews new diagnostic and nursing management techniques for individuals with intellectual and related developmental disabilities. Articles address a variety of adult/later life concerns including health promotion, sexuality, the nurse's role in caring for older people, nursing care resources, and support through assistive technologies.

ISSN: 0029-6465
COST PER UNIT: $51.00
Order directly from W.B. Saunders Company at www.wbsaunders.com or 1-800-654-2452
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Physical health of adults with intellectual disabilities, (2002). Prasher, V.P. & Janicki, M.P.

This book presents the latest research on health issues and health promotion and their implications for adults with intellectual disabilities who are aging. It is an excellent primer on health issues and treatment considerations for practice, research and teaching.

ISBN: 1-405-10219-5
COST PER UNIT: $47.95
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Health of women with intellectual disabilities, (2002). Walsh, P.N. & Heller, T.

This book presents the latest research on age-related health issues for women with intellectual disabilities. Chapters written by leading international researchers and practitioners address a variety of concerns including later life health risks, reproduction and sexuality, mental health, and health promotion. Complementary chapters discuss innovative health education and health support interventions and recommend progressive policies to improve health care for women with intellectual disabilities.

ISBN: 1-405-10103-2
COST PER UNIT: $50.95
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International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers, (2001). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Vol. 14, No. 3. London: Blackwell Science.

This special issue contains the research reports developed by the IASSID Special Interest Group on Aging in collaboration with the World Health Organization to promote the healthy aging of adults with intellectual disabilities worldwide. The papers address age-related physical health changes, bio-behavioral and women's health issues, policy and practice recommendations and include a summative report. The issue has an introduction by Matthew Janicki plus papers on friendships and residential supports.

ISSN: 1360-2322
COST PER UNIT: $31.00 (Individual); $89.00 (Institution)
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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.

ISBN 0-940898-71-3
COST PER UNIT: $11.95 ($8.95 AAMR members)
Order directly from AAMR at http://www.aamr.org/ or (301) 604-1340
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Dementia and aging adults with intellectual disabilities: A handbook, (1998). Janicki, M.P. & Dalton, A.J. (Eds.).

This text examines the impact of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias on people with mental retardation from an applied and practical perspective. It provides an up-to-date review of current knowledge on the diagnosis, assessment, treatment, care management, and care practices of dementias for people with mental retardation.

ISBN: 0-87630-916-3
COST PER UNIT: $39.95 + Shipping (Paperback)
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