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Marks, Beth; Sisirak, Jasmina; Magallanes, Rubia; Krok, Kristin; Donohue-Chase, Dina – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Effective strategies to improve health education, food choices, and physical activity are vital for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), as their sedentary lifestyles and high fat diets are contributing to poor health, such as cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, hypertension, Type II diabetes, and obesity. This study…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Health Promotion, Exercise
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Arana, Evelyn; Carroll-Scott, Amy; Massey, Philip M.; Lee, Nora L.; Klassen, Ann C.; Yudell, Michael – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Little information exists on the associations between intellectual disability (ID) and race/ethnicity on mammogram frequency. This study collected survey and medical record data to examine this relationship. Results indicated that Hispanic and Black women with ID were more likely than White women with ID to have mammograms every 2 years.…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Cancer
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Griffin, Megan M.; Fisher, Marisa H.; Lane, Laurel A.; Morin, Lindsay – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Despite the high incidence of bullying among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), little research has been conducted with people with IDD as participants reporting their own perceptions and experiences of bullying. To address this shortcoming, we interviewed 18 adults with IDD regarding these issues. Four major themes…
Descriptors: Bullying, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Incidence
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Bonati, Michelle L.; Dymond, Stacy K. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
The purpose of this case study was to examine how students with severe disabilities participated in service-learning at a food pantry and the curricular goals they addressed. Service-learning is a form of experiential learning that blends classroom instruction with community service. Participants included 3 high school students with severe…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Severe Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Service Learning
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Gotto, George S.; Reynolds, Michelle C.; Palmer, Susan B.; Chiang, Danielle F. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Supporting families who have family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) as they move through life is a critical need (Reynolds, Palmer, & Gotto, 2018). The phrase, "supporting families," juxtaposes the typical family support paradigm in response to the ongoing shrinkage of federal and state dollars and the…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Caregivers, Services, Intellectual Disability
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Burke, Meghan M.; Lee, Chung eun; Hall, Sarah A.; Rossetti, Zach – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Many siblings anticipate fulfilling caregiving roles for their brothers and sisters with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Given these roles and the importance of supported decision making, it is crucial to understand how individuals with IDD and their siblings make decisions. Using dyadic interviews, we examined the perspectives…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Siblings
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Sabat, Camila; Tassé, Marc; Tenorio, Marcela – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Down syndrome (DS) is characterized by difficulties in both intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior. These sets of abilities are considered as separate but related domains with small to moderate correlations. The main objective of this study was to explore the relationship of intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior in adolescents…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Intelligence, Adolescents, Down Syndrome
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Bogenschutz, Matthew D.; DeCarlo, Matthew; Hall-Lande, Jennifer; Hewitt, Amy – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Self-directed home and community based services (HCBS) waiver services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have become a viable and widely used method of service provision in the United States. Grounded in theories of self-determination, previous literature on self-direction has suggested high…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Self Determination, Home Programs
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Krueger, Kristen; Cless, Jessica D.; Dyster, Meghan; Steele, Robert; Nelson Goff, Briana S. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
In the current qualitative research study, we focused on understanding the ecological systems, contexts, behaviors, and strategies of parents (N = 435) advocating for their children with an intellectual and developmental disability diagnosis, specifically Down syndrome (DS). Based on the data analysis, parents of children with DS advocate for…
Descriptors: Parents, Child Advocacy, Down Syndrome, Parent Child Relationship
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Goldman, Samantha E.; Sanderson, Kelli A.; Lloyd, Blair P.; Barton, Erin E. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
School-home communication is highly valued for parents of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. However, parents report poor communication as a common barrier to developing partnerships with schools. Using a multiple baseline design, we evaluated the effects of a school-home note intervention with…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Reinforcement, Parents, Behavior Modification
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Harrison, Ashley J.; Bisson, Jennifer B.; Laws, Carol B. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
People with intellectual disability (ID) experience negative consequences as a result of stigmas held by the public. Students with ID involved in inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) programs demonstrate positive outcomes. This study examines the impact of an IPSE program on typically matriculating student attitudes toward ID. Explicit and…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Inclusion
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Chung, Yun-Ching; Douglas, Karen H.; Walker, Virginia L.; Wells, Rachel L. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
As inclusive opportunities increase for students with disabilities, additional research is needed to examine high school students' classroom interactions. This descriptive study explores the nature of the social interactions of 10 high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the general education classroom.…
Descriptors: Interaction, High School Students, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Yamaki, Kiyoshi; Wing, Coady; Mitchell, Dale; Owen, Randall; Heller, Tamar – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are frequent users of health services. We examined how their service utilization of emergency department (ED), inpatient hospitalization, and primary care physicians changed as they transitioned from fee-for-service to Medicaid managed care (MMC). Our results showed that MMC reduced the…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Health Services, Intellectual Disability, Health Needs
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Friedman, Carli – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
There are decades of research indicating ableism is extremely prominent. The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between disability prejudice and institutionalization of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). This study had two research questions: (1) How does disability prejudice impact the number of people…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Social Bias, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Shaw, Leslie A.; Mumbardó-Adam, Cristina – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the cross-cultural validity of the Self-Determination Inventory: Student Report, a newly developed measure of self-determination grounded in Causal Agency Theory. The tool was translated to Spanish and administered to American and Spanish adolescents. The sample was structured to include adolescents with…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Cross Cultural Studies, Intellectual Disability, Validity
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