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Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities

Elizabeth Lightfoot

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Developmental disabilities are a diverse group of physical and/or mental impairments that begin anytime up until 22 years of age and are usually life-long. Development disabilities limit a person's ... More


Older Adults as Caregivers to Persons With Developmental Disabilities

Philip Mccallion

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0030
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The success that the aging of persons with developmental disabilities (DD) represents also means challenges for families who must provide longer term and new forms of care. In addition, traditional ... More


Just the Facts: Common Sense Ideas of the Normal and the Reasonable Person

Mayo Moran

in Rethinking the Reasonable Person: An Egalitarian Reconstruction of the Objective Standard

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247820
eISBN:
9780191714788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247820.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Court cases involving children reveal the extent to which the reasonable person standard, at least in that context, turns on conceptions of what is normal behaviour and what is natural. The history ... More


Music Learning in Special Education: Focus on Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Elise S. Sobol

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 2: Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199754397
eISBN:
9780190268190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754397.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines research about the music learning processes of individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. Two central questions are explored: What should music practitioners and ... More


At Home With Autism: Designing housing for the spectrum

Kim Steele and Sherry Ahrentzen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447307976
eISBN:
9781447303817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307976.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

At Home with Autism introduces readers to conditions and aspirations of adults on the autism spectrum that demand a new approach to how we provide, locate, design and develop homes in which they ... More


Feeding and Eating Problems of the Child or Adult with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs

Diane Spear, Harriet Cloud, Shirley W. Ekvall, Paula Cushing, Linda Hicks, and Julia Wahoff

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses feeding and eating problems of the child or adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities and special health care needs, including normal development of feeding, gross ... More


Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Mian Wang and George H. S. Singer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book reviews the evidence on interventions for families of individuals with developmental disabilities, in particular intellectual disability and autism. It focuses on families of children above ... More


Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Jack Levinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Group homes emerged in the United States in the 1970s as a solution to the failure of the large institutions that, for more than a century, segregated and abused people with intellectual and ... More


Introduction

George H. S. Singer and Mian Wang

in Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the inclusion criteria for a body of research on ways of supporting parents of children with intellectual disabilities and autism. The standards for determining whether a ... More


Intellectual Disability: A Brief History

Jack Levinson

in Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter presents a brief account of the history of institutionalization. After World War II, institutionalization was the professional consensus about how to deal with people diagnosed with ... More


Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This textbook explores nutritional aspects of chronic diseases, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and inborn errors of metabolism or inherited metabolic disorders. Each chapter describes ... More


Fruit: The Broader Ecology of Camphill

Dan McKanan

in Eco-Alchemy: Anthroposophy and the History and Future of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290051
eISBN:
9780520964389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290051.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Anthroposophy’s contribution to environmentalism is evident not only in biodynamic agriculture and green banking but also across the spectrum of anthroposophical initiatives. One of the most holistic ... More


‘A Defect in the Mind’: Cognitive Ableism in Swift’s <i>Gulliver’s Travels</i>

D. Christopher Gabbard

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

While John Locke’s impact on Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, an eighteenth-century satire, is a well-worn topic of scholarly discussion, Gulliver as the butt of a satire concerning an important ... More


Pediatric Robotics and Ethics: The Robot Is Ready to See You Now, but Should It Be Trusted?

Jason Borenstein, Ayanna Howard, and Alan R. Wagner

in Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190652951
eISBN:
9780190652982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652951.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

As robots leave the lab and are deployed in hospital or other healthcare settings, the community of users may become overreliant on and overtrust such technology. Thus, there is a pressing need to ... More


Exclusion from the Eucharist: The Re-shaping of Idiocy in the Seventeenth-Century Church

C. F. Goodey

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, churchmen disagreed about whom to exclude from taking holy communion, who should do the excluding, and how this exclusion should be ... More


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