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Zhou, Ni; Wong, Hai Ming; McGrath, Colman – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: A visual-verbal integration model (VVIM) was used to train parents and their children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to dispense a pea-sized amount of fluoridated toothpaste, aiming to balance the occurrence of dental caries and fluorosis. Method: Participants were 370 pairs of IDD preschool children and their…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Intervention, Dental Health, Preschool Children
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Logeswaran, Sophini; Hollett, Megan; Zala, Sonia; Richardson, Lisa; Scior, Katrina – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: A 2005 review by Beart, Hardy and Buchan, asking how people with intellectual disabilities view their social identities, has been widely cited, indicating this important topic needs an updated review. This review covers research on how people with intellectual disabilities view their ascribed label; to what extent they ascribe it to…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Self Concept, Social Bias, Psychological Patterns
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Willems, Mariël; Waninge, Aly; de Jong, Johan; Hilgenkamp, Thessa I. M.; van der Schans, Cees P. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Promotion of a healthy lifestyle for individuals with mild intellectual disabilities is important. However, the suitability of behaviour change techniques (BCTs) for these individuals is still unclear. Methods: A Delphi study was performed using the Coventry, Aberdeen & LOndon -- REfined (CALO-RE) taxonomy of BCTs (n = 40). Health…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Health Promotion, Mild Intellectual Disability, Health Behavior
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Lee, Gloria K.; Shivers, Carolyn M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Although studies have examined quality of life (QOL) among family caregivers of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), little is known about potential differences in QOL based on the age of the individual with ASD, particularly in relation to caregivers' needs, beliefs and coping mechanisms. Method: This study investigated…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Physical Health, Young Adults, Autism
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Unwin, Gemma; Willott, Sara; Hendrickson, Stacey; Stenfert Kroese, Biza – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is recommended for post-traumatic stress disorder and emerging evidence indicates that it is effective for people with intellectual disabilities. However, acceptability from the perspectives of clients with intellectual disabilities, their therapists and other key people has not been…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Intellectual Disability, Intervention, Adults
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Werner, Shirli; Hochman, Yael – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Research on supported employment for individuals with intellectual disabilities has focused mainly on its effect on employees. Scant research has assessed the influence on employers and on the work setting. This study focused on a unique program to foster the employment of individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Israeli…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Employer Attitudes, Military Personnel, Foreign Countries
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Schepens, Hadewych R. M. M.; Van Puyenbroeck, Joris; Maes, Bea – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The increased life expectancy of people with intellectual disability intensifies the need for age-specific support. Research on effects of support strategies on quality of life (QoL) of these people remains scattered. Methods: A systematic search of peer-reviewed publications since 1995 was performed, with participants having…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Intellectual Disability, Older Adults, Financial Support
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Hamers, Pauline C. M.; Ool, Jans S.; Festen, Dederieke A. M.; Hendriksen, Jos G. M.; Bindels, Patrick J. E.; Hermans, Heidi – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Reliable and valid screening instruments for depression and anxiety are needed for adults with intellectual disabilities. Methods: Internal consistency (n = 198), inter-rater reliability (n = 41), test-retest reliability (n = 37) and criterion validity (n = 43) were studied in adults aged between 18 and 49 years. Internal consistency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Screening Tests
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Blankestein, Annemarieke; Rijken, Rachel; Eeren, Hester V.; Lange, Aurelie; Scholte, Ron; Moonen, Xavier; De Vuyst, Katrien; Leunissen, Jo; Didden, Robert – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: An adaptation of multisystemic therapy (MST) was piloted to find out whether it would yield better outcomes than standard MST in families where the adolescent not only shows antisocial or delinquent behaviour, but also has an intellectual disability. Method: To establish the comparative effectiveness of MST-ID (n = 55) versus standard…
Descriptors: Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior
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Weterings, Stijn; Oppewal, Alyt; van Eeden, Florien M. M.; Hilgenkamp, Thessa I. M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Resistance training has beneficial effects on fitness levels, cardiovascular disease risk, risk of sarcopenia and on performing activities of daily living. The focus of this study is to design a total body resistance exercise set for adults with intellectual disabilities (RESID) with minimal equipment required and to test its…
Descriptors: Exercise, Training, Physical Fitness, Adults
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Ridding, Anna; Williams, James – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Historically, research exploring the impact of having a child with an Intellectual Disability (ID), has focussed exclusively on mothers. The present study aimed to investigate fathers' experiences of parenting a child with Down's syndrome (DS), their contributions, influences on family functioning and inclusion in their child's support…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Down Syndrome, Fathers, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Dickinson, Danielle; Hutchinson, Nick – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Theatre companies to show positive capabilities and identities of people with intellectual disabilities have been established. Existing research focuses upon sole theatre performances and rarely includes the impacts on those in the immediate and wider contexts of people with intellectual disabilities. Methods: The impacts of a theatre…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Intellectual Disability, Self Concept, Individual Development
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Frankena, Tessa K.; Naaldenberg, Jenneken; Tobi, Hilde; van der Cruijsen, Anneke; Jansen, Henk; van Schrojenstein Lantman - de Valk, Henny; Leusink, Geraline; Cardol, Mieke – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Inclusive research is studied mainly in short-term collaborations between researchers with and without intellectual disabilities focusing on practicalities. Structural study of long-term collaborations can provide insight into different roles of inclusive researchers, thereby contributing to a collective approach. Method: Interviews…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Intellectual Disability, Cooperation, Role
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Delgado, Pablo; Ávila, Vicenta; Fajardo, Inmaculada; Salmerón, Ladislao – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Young people with intellectual disability (ID) are becoming frequent Internet users, but they present difficulties selecting reliable Internet sources. Methods: The present authors tested an instructional programme aimed at increasing skills to evaluate information from the Internet of 33 young adult students with intellectual…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Critical Reading, Guides, Internet
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Taylor-Roberts, Laura; Strohmaier, Sarah; Jones, Fergal; Baker, Peter – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Community participation is considered a fundamental aspect of quality of life and one of the essential goals of services for people with intellectual disabilities, yet there is no agreed way of measuring community participation. Method: Two systematic searches were performed across eight electronic databases to identify measures of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Quality of Life, Psychometrics, Scores
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