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McHugh, Meaghan C.; Howard, Donna E. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Bullying affects approximately 40% of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Cyberbullying, a type of bullying facilitated by electronic devices, may be particularly worrisome for parents of children with IDD as constant monitoring is difficult. In this study, ten parents of Special Olympics Maryland athletes completed…
Descriptors: Friendship, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Intellectual Disability
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Kurtz, Patricia F.; Chin, Michelle D.; Huete, John M.; Cataldo, Michael F. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2012
Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is a chronic disorder that often begins in early childhood; however, few studies have examined the onset of SIB in young children. This preliminary study reports on the identification, assessment, and observation of SIB in 32 children who had begun to engage in SIB within the previous 6 months. Participants were under…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Disorders, Disability Identification