RRTCADD Disability Research Brief: Health of Aging Family Caregivers in Illinois (2009).
Yamaki, K., Hsieh, K., & Heller, T

This brief compares the rates of obesity between adults with and without I/DD from 1985 to 2000. It is based on an analysis of the National Health Interview Surveys.

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Sibling Leadership Network Update (2007), Kramer, J., & Heller, T.

Highlights of the RRTCADD's first Sibling Leadership Conference for siblings of people with disabilities held on November 9-10, 2007 at Washington, D.C. The conference featured over 80 brothers and sisters of individuals with intellectual disabilities.

ITEM NO: 300.041
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Involvement of Adult Siblings of People with Developmental Disabilities in Future Planning (2006). Kramer, J. & Heller, T. Disability Research Brief: Institute on Disability and Human Development.

Little is known about the role adult siblings play in planning for the future care of their sibling with a developmental disability. This research brief presents the results of a sibling survey to find out the extent siblings are involved in future planning and designated as the future caregiver, the resources they need to assume these responsibilities, and their concerns for the future.

ITEM NO: 330.005
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Sibling Connections Fall 2005 Newsletter, (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.
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