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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


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


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


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