Psychological distress among Latino family caregivers of adults with schizophrenia: The roles of burden and stigma in the stress-process model

Psychological distress among Latino family caregivers of adults with schizophrenia: The roles of burden and stigma in the stress-process model. Magaña, S. Ramirez, J., Hernandez, M., & Cortez, R. (2007). Psychiatric Services. 58, 378–384.
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A Community Coming Together to Support Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families: Project for Family Support 360 Final Report

A Community Coming Together to Support Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families: Project for Family Support 360 Final Report (2007). Heller,T., Connolly, K. & Lacey, B.  Chicago: Institute on Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago.

This report describes the development and outcomes of a one-stop center that meets the information and support needs of unserved and under-served Chicago area Latino families of children and adults with developmental disabilities.  The center is a unique family driven model that demonstrates how advocacy training enabled these families to obtain long-term funding to sustain the center's operations. This report is available in English and Spanish.

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Photovoice With Vulnerable Populations: Addressing Disparities in Health Promotion Among People With Intellectual Disabilities Research and Program Development

Photovoice With Vulnerable Populations: Addressing Disparities in Health Promotion Among People With Intellectual Disabilities Research and Program Development (2007). Jurkowski, J., Paul, A. Health Promotion Practice, 8(4) 358-365.

International Perspectives

International Perspectives (2007). Emerson, E., Fujiura, G.T. & Hatton, C. In The Handbook of Developmental Disabilities Odom, S. L., Horner, R.H., Snell, M. & J. Blacher (Eds.) pp. 593-613.

A discussion of international policy and research in the field of developmental disabilities.

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Sibling Leadership Network Update

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. Read More...

Photovoice with Vulnerable Populations: Addressing Disparities in Health Promotion Among People With Intellectual Disabilities Research and Program Development

Photovoice with Vulnerable Populations: Addressing Disparities in Health Promotion Among People With Intellectual Disabilities Research and Program Development (2007). Jurkowski, J. & Paul, A. Health Promotion Practice, 8(4) 358-365.

Carer Reports of Health Status Among Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in Taiwan Living at Home and Institutions

Carer Reports of Health Status Among Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in Taiwan Living at Home and Institutions (2007). Wang, K. Y., Hsieh, K., Heller, T., Davidson, P. W. and Janicki, M. P. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 51(3), 173-183.

Longitudinal Outcomes of a Consumer-Directed Program Supporting Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families

Longitudinal Outcomes of a Consumer-Directed Program Supporting Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families (2007). Caldwell, J., Heller, T. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 45(3). 161-173

Cultural Competence Revisited: Nursing Students with Disabilities

Cultural Competence Revisited: Nursing Students with Disabilities (2007). Marks, B. Journal of Nursing Education, 46(2)

Experiences of Families With Relatives With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in a Consumer-Directed Support Program

Experiences of Families With Relatives With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in a Consumer-Directed Support Program (2007). Caldwell, J. Disability & Society, 22 (6), 549-562.

Policies That Shape the Intellectual Disabilities Service System

Policies That Shape the Intellectual Disabilities Service System (2007). Fujiura, G. & Parish, S. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 13, iii- iv.

Emerging Policy Challenges in Intellectual Disabilities

Emerging Policy Challenges in Intellectual Disabilities (2007). Fujiura, G. & Parish, S. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 13, 188-194.

Aging Family Caregivers: Policies and Practices

Aging Family Caregivers: Policies and Practices (2007). Heller, T., Caldwell, J. & Factor, A. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 13, 136-142.

The Demography of Intellectual Disabilities: What the Beans Tell Us

The Demography of Intellectual Disabilities: What the Beans Tell Us (2007). Fujiura, G.T. Insight, 1 (4), 12-20.