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Hughes, Carolyn; Harvey, Michelle; Cosgriff, Joseph; Reilly, Caitlin; Heilingoetter, Jamie; Brigham, Nicolette; Kaplan, Lauren; Bernstein, Rebekah – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
Limited social interaction typically occurs between high school students with autism and their general education peers unless programming is introduced to promote interaction. However, few published social interaction interventions have been conducted among high school students with autism and their general education classmates. Such studies…
Descriptors: High School Students, Peer Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Autism
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Riggs, Leah; Collins, Belva C.; Kleinert, Harold; Knight, Victoria F. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This investigation focused on the systematic instruction of a science skill from the core content standards in accordance with the Kentucky Alternate Assessment for students with moderate and severe disabilities (MSD). Specifically, this study examined the effectiveness of using a constant time delay procedure with multiple exemplars in teaching…
Descriptors: High School Students, Alternative Assessment, Heredity, Mental Retardation
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Francis, Grace; Gross, Judith M. S.; Turnbull, Rud; Parent-Johnson, Wendy – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
Working in competitive employment (employment in community settings with nondisabled peers for minimum wage or higher) has many positive benefits for people with disabilities who have individualized support needs (Johannesen, McGrew, Griss, & Born, 2007). Nonetheless, many of these individuals work in segregated settings or are unemployed…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Employment Services, Pilot Projects, Employment
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Agran, Martin; Hughes, Carolyn – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
Voting represents, arguably, the most important right and responsibility of a citizen in a democracy. Nevertheless, few adults are with an intellectual or developmental disability vote, and few are provided systematic instruction on voting or how to participate in the political process. Regrettably, 44 states have disenfranchisement provisions…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Voting, Mental Retardation, Democracy
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Meral, Bekir Fatih; Cavkaytar, Atilla; Turnbull, Ann P.; Wang, Mian – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This study examined family quality of life (FQOL) of Turkish families who have children with intellectual disabilities (ID) and autism. To research the perceptions of FQOL and relevant predictive relationships, data were gathered from 3,009 families who have children with ID and autism. The data were collected by using a Socio-demographic Family…
Descriptors: Autism, Mental Retardation, Quality of Life, Family Environment
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Chiu, Chun-Yu; Turnbull, Ann P.; Summers, Jean Ann – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This study documented the process of developing and validating the Family Needs Assessment (FNA), a seven-factor 73-item measure developed for research and practice, using a sample of Taiwanese families. In developing the FNA, the research team identified a theoretical basis for family needs, used literature and qualitative results in generating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, Test Validity, Family Needs
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Forber-Pratt, Anjali J.; Nittrouer, Christine; Aragon, Steven R. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This paper documents the experiences of a group of parents who came together to form a human service cooperative in their local community to address the needs of their adult children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each parent felt that their child's needs were not (or could not be) met by existing providers. Parent leaders who…
Descriptors: Parents, Cooperative Planning, Human Services, Community Programs
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Carter, Erik W.; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Cooney, Molly; Weir, Katherine; Moss, Colleen K.; Machalicek, Wendy – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This study examined 68 parents' views of the self-determination skills and capacities of their young adult children with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability (ages 19-21 years). Results indicated parents placed a high value on the importance of all seven component skills (i.e., choice-making skills, decision-making skills,…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Autism, Mental Retardation, Parents
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Nelson, Catherine; Greenfield, Robin G.; Hyte, Holly A.; Shaffer, Jason P. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
Children and youth who are deafblind with multiple disabilities have several identified risk factors for experiencing toxic levels of stress, and such stress is known to impair physical, mental, and emotional health. This single-case multiple baseline study examined the frequency and duration of behaviors thought to indicate stress, the duration…
Descriptors: Deaf Blind, Stress Variables, Case Studies, Student Behavior
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Roberts, Carly A.; Leko, Melinda M. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
A multiple baseline single-case study examined the integration of functional and academic goals in an individualized story-based lesson plan incorporating an adapted text on grade level content for adolescent students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities across three staff--student dyads. The research team collected data on teacher…
Descriptors: Literacy, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Disabilities
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Voorhees, Mary D.; Walker, Virginia L.; Snell, Martha E.; Smith, Carol G. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
Following the implementation of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Positive Behavior Support (PBS) strategies in six Head Start (HS) classrooms, three children in two classrooms were identified who had significant behavioral challenges and met the criteria for the use of individualized PBS. The purpose of this demonstration was to evaluate whether the effects of…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification
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Romer, Lyle T.; Walker, Pamela – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This paper focuses on aspects of the relationship that develops between people offering daily support and those seeking those supports. We interviewed 16 personal assistants employed in two agencies in the Pacific Northwest. Both agencies are members of a community of practice among organizers of person-centered supports that is coordinated…
Descriptors: Social Agencies, Social Services, Allied Health Personnel, Help Seeking
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Strully, Jeffrey L. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This article provides a response to Romer and Walker from two distinct perspectives: the field of developmental disabilities and a parent of children with developmental disabilities. Jeffrey Strully describes his current role managing a moderate-sized agency in Los Angeles that provides individualized and personalized supports as well as his work…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Parents, Autism, Caregivers
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Chung, Yun-Ching; Carter, Erik W. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
Even when enrolled in general education classes, students with complex communication challenges may remain socially isolated from their classmates when receiving one-to-one paraprofessional support. We evaluated the efficacy and social validity of an intervention package incorporating paraprofessional facilitation, peer initiation, and increased…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Interaction, Mental Retardation, Assistive Technology
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Larson, Sheryl; Lakin, Charlie; Hill, Shannon – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2012
This article reviews 43 U.S. studies assessing adaptive and challenging behavior outcomes associated with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who moved from institutions to community residential settings. These studies were published between 1977 and 2010. Longitudinal and comparison group studies were selected based on a…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Developmental Disabilities, Longitudinal Studies, Mental Retardation
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