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Pérez-García, Débora; Brun-Gasca, Carme; Pérez-Jurado, Luis A.; Mervis, Carolyn B. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
To identify similarities and differences in the behavioral profile of children with Williams syndrome from Spain (n = 53) and the United States (n = 145), we asked parents of 6- to 14-year-olds with Williams syndrome to complete the Child Behavior Checklist 6-18. The distribution of raw scores was significantly higher for the Spanish sample than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Behavior, Genetic Disorders, Children
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Giné, Climent; Adam, Ana Luisa; Font, Josep; Salvador-Bertran, Francesc; Baqués, Natasha; Oliveira, Cristina; Mumbardó, Cristina; Seo, Hyojeong; Shaw, Leslie A.; Shogren, Karrie A.; Thompson, James R. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Data from 949 children and adolescents with intellectual disability ages 5 to 16 for whom the Supports Intensity Scale-Children's Version-Catalan Translation was completed was used, in combination with data from the U.S. standardization sample, to examine measurement invariance and latent differences in the Catalonian sample. Results suggest that…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Intellectual Disability, Measures (Individuals)
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Cimera, Robert E. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2010
The cost efficiency of supported employees with intellectual disabilities who were served by vocational rehabilitation agencies throughout the United State from 2002 to 2007 was explored. Findings indicate that, on average, supported employees with intellectual disabilities were cost-efficient from the taxpayers' perspective regardless of whether…
Descriptors: Supported Employment, Employees, Mental Retardation, Vocational Rehabilitation
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Fisher, Kathleen M.; Orkin, Fredrick K.; Green, Michael J.; Chinchilli, Vernon M.; Bhattacharya, Anand – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2009
Directors of residential agencies for persons with intellectual disability in one U.S. state completed a self-administered, mailed survey to assess relative importance of information sources and decision factors in proxy healthcare decision-making. The most important sources were physician recommendations and input from the person; family input,…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Health Conditions, Interests, Information Sources