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Andzik, Natalie R.; Cannella-Malone, Helen I. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
This study evaluated the effects of a pyramidal training approach that used an expert trainer who taught teachers how to train their paraeducators. Three special education teachers were taught to train four paraeducators to provide students with intellectual and developmental disabilities opportunities to initiate (OTI). A multiple baseline design…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Special Education Teachers
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Qian, Xueqin; Larson, Sheryl A.; Tichá, Renáta; Stancliffe, Roger; Pettingell, Sandra L. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Two non-U.S. quasi-experimental studies reported Active Support training was associated with increased engagement in individuals with IDD, but no randomized controlled trials (RCTs) exist. We evaluated effects of Active Support training on staff assistance, and social and nonsocial engagement in 75 individuals with intellectual and developmental…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Randomized Controlled Trials, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Problems
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Payakachat, Nalin; Long, Christopher R.; McElfish, Pearl A.; Narcisse, Marie-Rachelle; Felix, Holly C.; Bursac, Zoran; Hudson, Teresa J. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Little is known about health limitations and service utilization among the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) children with developmental disabilities (DDs) due to limited data. Our study examined the prevalence of DDs, health limitations, services used, and the unmet needs of NHPI children aged 3 to 17 years using cross-sectional data…
Descriptors: Incidence, Health Services, Health Needs, Pacific Islanders
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Namkung, Eun Ha; Greenberg, Jan S.; Mailick, Marsha R.; Floyd, Frank J. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This research examined how parenting adults with developmental disabilities affects parental well-being beyond midlife and into old age. Parents of adults with developmental disabilities (n = 249) and parents of adults without disabilities (n = 9,016), studied in their early 50s and mid-60s, were longitudinally tracked into their early 70s.…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Developmental Disabilities, Parents, Well Being
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Clay, Casey J.; Bloom, Sarah E.; Lambert, Joseph M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) is a common, but understudied, issue for individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities (DD), intellectual disability (ID), and/or acquired brain injuries (ABI). We conducted a systematic review to identify, analyze, and synthesize published behavior-analytic approaches to intervention for ISB in DD, ID,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Sexuality, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability
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Dababnah, Sarah; Rizo, Cynthia Fraga; Campion, Karen; Downton, Katherine D.; Nichols, Helen M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) can experience negative social, emotional, behavioral, and academic outcomes. A growing body of research has examined the relationship between intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and IPV exposure. We systematically reviewed the literature for research exploring this relationship and…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Children
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Olsen, Darren L. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Social participation is an important resource for parents in old age, and may be particularly important for parents living with adult offspring with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To evaluate whether socializing with friends and family and participating in social organizations protects against depression in old age, this study…
Descriptors: Parents, Older Adults, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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McDermott, Suzanne; Royer, Julie; Cope, Tara; Lindgren, Scott; Momany, Elizabeth; Lee, Jae Chul; McDuffie, Mary Joan; Lauer, Emily; Kurtz, Stephen; Armour, Brian S. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This project sought to identify Medicaid members with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in five states (Delaware, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York, and South Carolina) to develop a cohort for subsequent analyses of medical conditions and service utilization. We estimated that over 300,000 Medicaid members in these states had IDD. All…
Descriptors: Health Services, Federal Programs, State Federal Aid, Data
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Thompson, James R.; Shaw, Leslie A.; Grandfield, Elizabeth M.; Hagiwara, Mayumi – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Assessment of support needs has received significant attention in the disability field, however, little is known about the stability of support needs scores over time. Data from 82 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who were reassessed with the Supports Intensity Scale-Adult (SIS-A) version as well as the SIS-A Annual…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Measures (Individuals)
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Linhorst, Donald M.; Loux, Travis M.; Dirks-Linhorst, Ann; Riley, Sarah E. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This study compares characteristics and outcomes of 70 defendants with and 1,122 without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) participating in a mental health court. Demographic and clinical characteristics differed, but criminal justice or program characteristics did not. Age, race, marital status, living situation, court location,…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Outcomes of Treatment, Mental Health Programs
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Kirk, Hannah; Gray, Kylie; Ellis, Kirsten; Taffe, John; Cornish, Kim – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience significant difficulties in attention, learning, executive functions, and behavioral regulation. Emerging evidence suggests that computerized cognitive training may remediate these impairments. In a double blind controlled trial, 76 children with IDD (4-11 years) were…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Training, Academic Achievement, Executive Function
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Shivers, Carolyn M.; Dykens, Elisabeth M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Siblings of brothers or sisters with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are important but understudied family members. As many previous studies have relied on parent report of sibling outcomes, the use of sibling self-report is an important addition to the research. This study assessed the feelings of adolescent siblings toward…
Descriptors: Siblings, Sibling Relationship, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Ptomey, Lauren T.; Willis, Erik A.; Greene, J. Leon; Danon, Jessica C.; Chumley, Tara K.; Washburn, Richard A.; Donnelly, Joseph E. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Physical activity (PA) rates of adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are low and effective strategies for increasing PA are limited. The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of a group-based PA intervention that was delivered remotely to adolescents with IDD. Participants attended 30-min group PA…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Physical Activities, Adolescents, Intellectual Disability
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Sanderson, Kelli A.; Burke, Meghan M.; Urbano, Richard C.; Arnold, Catherine K.; Hodapp, Robert M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
This study examined who provides informal (or unpaid) supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Participants included 657 adult siblings of people with disabilities who responded to a national survey about informal supports in the areas of recreation, employment, and housing. Results indicated that most people with…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Adults, Siblings
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Pitchford, E. Andrew; Siebert, Erin; Hamm, Jessica; Yun, Joonkoo – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2016
Physical activity promotion is of need for youth with developmental disabilities. Parental perceptions of physical activity benefits may influence youth behaviors. This study investigated the relationship between parental beliefs on the importance of physical activity and physical activity levels among youth with disabilities. Parents and…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Youth, Physical Activities, Health Promotion
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