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Walker, Virginia L.; Loman, Sheldon L.; Hara, Motoaki; Park, Kristy Lee; Strickland-Cohen, M. Kathleen – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2018
To explore the accessibility of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (SWPBIS) for students with severe disabilities, we conducted a survey of 179 schools implementing SWPBIS during the 2015-2016 school year. Personnel from each school reported the frequency and level of importance of SWPBIS implementation across Likert-type…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Positive Behavior Supports, Inclusion, School Personnel
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Nord, Derek; Hamre, Kristin; Pettingell, Sandra; Magiera, Louise – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2018
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) continue to experience high rates of unemployment. Previous research suggests that including an employment goal in an individual's service plan can be a mechanism toward attaining employment, especially in a community setting. This study contributes to the understanding of the role of…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Regression (Statistics), Employment
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Gage, Mary Ann; Fredericks, H. D. Bud; Johnson-Dorn, Nancy; Lindley-Southard, Barbara – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2009
Results are reported for 3 years of in-service training provided to managers and direct care personnel employed in community, residential, and vocational programs for developmentally disabled adults. The data demonstrate the efficacy of the training model in that 1015 (97%) of 1080 training objectives attempted were completed by the trainees at…
Descriptors: Training Objectives, Disabilities, Group Homes, Trainees
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Ferguson, Philip M. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2008
The relationship of professionals with families of children and adults with intellectual disabilities is a key component in the planning and delivery of effective and enduring support services. Yet, the history of such relationships is not well understood. After briefly describing the context for these relationships in the early 20th century, a…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, United States History, Family School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation