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Lloyd, Janette; Jobling, Anne; White, Emma Louise; Labosse, Michel; Moni, Karen; Cuskelly, Monica; McMahon, Mary – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
This paper reports the use of a dialogic approach to working inclusively with two young people with intellectual disability as part of a Research Reference Committee for a project that examined how adults with intellectual disability and their families plan for their future. The paper begins with an overview of the role of the Research Reference…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Young Adults, Research Committees
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Roche-Morris, Aisling; Cheetham, John – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Hearing voices groups (HVGs) are effective avenues of support for people who hear voices in the general population yet their application and adaptation for people with learning disabilities who hear voices are scarce. Methods: This paper is an evaluation of a pilot HVG for people with learning disabilities. Five people attended the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Social Support Groups
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Salmon, Nancy; Garcia Iriarte, Edurne; Donohoe, Brian; Murray, Laura; Singleton, Greg; Barrett, Mary; Dillon, Marie – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to live well in communities they choose is deinstitutionalisation's central aim and endorsed by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) (UN, 2006). This study focused on the experiences of people with intellectual disabilities in Ireland when…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Place of Residence, Adults
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Maguire, Karla; Gleeson, Kate; Holmes, Nan – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Despite positive attitudes amongst support staff towards sexuality, adults with learning disabilities report being dissatisfied with the support they receive. This research aimed to explore support workers' understanding of their role supporting the sexuality of adults with learning disabilities. Method: Six support workers from…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Sexuality, Positive Attitudes, Adults
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Gobrial, Ereny; McAnelly, Su; Shannon, Patrick – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
This paper outlines, through a transnational discourse between partners in Egypt and the UK, an overview of the literature on the definition and features of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) with associated learning needs and health conditions as applied to children and young people in Egypt. As a low- to middle-income country, Egypt has a poor and…
Descriptors: Children, Young Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Wolfenden, Claire; Wittkowski, Anja; Jones, Simon A.; Rust, Stewart; Hare, Dougal J. – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are present in children with mucopolysaccharidosis type III (MPS III). Questionnaires measuring the two core domains of ASD (social responsiveness and repetitive behaviour) were completed by N = 17 parents of children with MPS III. Results indicated that scores consistent with ASD were reported by all…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Genetic Disorders, Children
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Nicholson, Emma; Guerin, Suzanne; Keogh, Fiona; Dodd, Philip – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Respite care is an essential support for people with intellectual disabilities and their families; however, there is limited evidence examining different models of respite care. The present research examined quality of life among adults with intellectual disabilities using three different models of respite services in Ireland. Method:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mild Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Residential Care
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Smidt, Andy; Markoulli, Constantina; Wine, Chloe; Chang, Elsie; Turnbull, Harmony; Huzmeli, Aylin; Hines, Monique – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Children and adults with developmental disability frequently require either aided or unaided alternative and augmentative communication (AAC). Key word sign (KWS) involves using natural gesture and sign language to support the key words in spoken utterances. The purpose of this study was to determine whether communication partners of…
Descriptors: Retention (Psychology), Sign Language, Workshops, Receptive Language
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O'Keeffe, Lynsey; Guerin, Suzanne; McEvoy, John; Lockhart, Karen; Dodd, Philip – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: This paper considers the challenges regarding the development and use of self-report tools for sensitive, personal topics, in this case experiences of death and bereavement for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). These challenges are represented through the experience of the development of a self-report measure of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Grief, Intellectual Disability, Death
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Pariseau-Legault, Pierre; Holmes, Dave; Ouellet, Guillaume; Vallée-Ouimet, Sandrine – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: In the last decade, the evolution of support workers' attitudes towards the affective and sexual lives of people with intellectual disabilities has been described as increasingly positive. However, restrictive attitudes targeting affective and sexual life are still documented. Material and methods: This study aimed to explore the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Sexuality, Allied Health Personnel
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Al-Khudairi, Rashed; Perera, Bhathika; Solomou, Solomis; Courtenay, Ken – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
The diagnosis of ADHD is often missed or misdiagnosed in people with intellectual disability. Despite a significant growth in literature on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in people without intellectual disability, there have been few studies on ADHD in people with intellectual disability. In this paper, we describe a group of adults with…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Clinical Diagnosis
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Hewitt, Olivia; Atkinson-Jones, Katherine; Gregory, Hannah; Hollyman, Jonathan – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: This paper reports quantitative and qualitative follow-up data from three participants who attended a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) group for people with an intellectual disability. Materials and Methods: Quantitative data regarding psychological well-being, psychological distress (measured using the Psychological Therapies…
Descriptors: Therapy, Outcomes of Treatment, Followup Studies, Intellectual Disability
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Robinson, Deborah; Moore, Nicki; Harris, Catherine – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
This paper presents the findings of an original research project commissioned by BookTrust, a respected UK charity that gifts books to children, young people (CYP) and their families. It explored the impact and modus of pleasurable engagement with books among CYP with severe and profound learning disabilities and applied a critical,…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Well Being, Children, Foreign Countries
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Atkinson-Jones, Katherine; Hewitt, Olivia – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Social and communication impairments are a core diagnostic feature of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and can act as a barrier to developing relationships. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2016) guidelines recommend group social skills interventions as the first-line treatment to help adults with ASD improve their…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Group Activities
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Cithambaram, Kumaresan; Duffy, Mel; Courtney, Eileen – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: In recent times, people with intellectual disabilities are increasingly included in research studies; however, their participation in sensitive research such as palliative and end-of-life care is less frequent. The reasons for not including people with intellectual disabilities in these kinds of research studies are issues in relation…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Death, Health Services
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