education of mentally retarded

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Summary: The teaching or training of those individuals with subnormal intellectual functioning.

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  1. ncbi Young children's communication and literacy: a qualitative study of language in the inclusive preschool
    C Kliewer
    Syracuse University, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Ment Retard 33:143-52. 1995
  2. ncbi The Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities (ABLA) test predicts the relative efficacy of task preferences for persons with developmental disabilities
    H S Reyer
    Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York 11367, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:404-9. 2006
  3. ncbi The impact of partner training on the communicative involvement of students with multiple and severe disability in special schools
    Phil Foreman
    The University of Newcastle, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:233-47. 2007
  4. ncbi [Mental retardation and psychiatry]
    F Grasset
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de psychiatrie communautaire, CHUV, Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse 4:1976-8, 1980-1. 2008
  5. ncbi The Croydon Assessment of Learning Study: prevalence and educational identification of mild mental retardation
    Emily Simonoff
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:828-39. 2006
  6. ncbi Supporting parents of youths with intellectual disabilities and psychopathology
    J C H Douma
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, ErasmusMC Sophia, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:570-81. 2006
  7. ncbi Leaving the garden: reconsidering Henry Herbert Goddard's exodus from the Vineland Training School
    Michael L Wehmeyer
    Department of Special Education, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities, University of Kansas, 1200 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, 66045, USA
    Ment Retard 44:150-5. 2006
  8. ncbi Young people with intellectual disabilities attending mainstream and segregated schooling: perceived stigma, social comparison and future aspirations
    G Cooney
    Section of Psychological Medicine, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:432-44. 2006
  9. ncbi Effectiveness of individualized education program for slow learners
    P Krishnakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College, Calicut, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:135-7. 2006
  10. ncbi Risk factors for psychopathology in children with intellectual disability: a prospective longitudinal population-based study
    J L Wallander
    Sociometrics Corporation, Los Altos, CA 94022 2812, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:259-68. 2006

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  1. ncbi Young children's communication and literacy: a qualitative study of language in the inclusive preschool
    C Kliewer
    Syracuse University, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Ment Retard 33:143-52. 1995
    ..Also, children who used expressive methods other than speech were often left out of the contexts where spoken language was richest and most complex...
  2. ncbi The Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities (ABLA) test predicts the relative efficacy of task preferences for persons with developmental disabilities
    H S Reyer
    Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York 11367, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:404-9. 2006
    ..Prior studies have showed that presentation methods could affect the accuracy of a choice assessment...
  3. ncbi The impact of partner training on the communicative involvement of students with multiple and severe disability in special schools
    Phil Foreman
    The University of Newcastle, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:233-47. 2007
    ..Participant reports about the impact of the program on their professional practices are included...
  4. ncbi [Mental retardation and psychiatry]
    F Grasset
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de psychiatrie communautaire, CHUV, Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse 4:1976-8, 1980-1. 2008
    ..The article describes the challenges of liaison psychiatry in this field and the potential benefits of research for the psychiatry of mental retardation...
  5. ncbi The Croydon Assessment of Learning Study: prevalence and educational identification of mild mental retardation
    Emily Simonoff
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:828-39. 2006
    ..The current study estimates the prevalence of low IQ in the mental retardation range (intellectual disability) in a population sample and examines the factors that relate to educational identification...
  6. ncbi Supporting parents of youths with intellectual disabilities and psychopathology
    J C H Douma
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, ErasmusMC Sophia, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:570-81. 2006
    ..To support these parents, information is required regarding the types of support they need and whether their needs are met...
  7. ncbi Leaving the garden: reconsidering Henry Herbert Goddard's exodus from the Vineland Training School
    Michael L Wehmeyer
    Department of Special Education, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities, University of Kansas, 1200 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, 66045, USA
    Ment Retard 44:150-5. 2006
  8. ncbi Young people with intellectual disabilities attending mainstream and segregated schooling: perceived stigma, social comparison and future aspirations
    G Cooney
    Section of Psychological Medicine, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:432-44. 2006
    ..Yet there is limited evidence about the school experience of young people about to leave mainstream as compared with segregated education, and how it impacts on their relative view of self and future aspirations...
  9. ncbi Effectiveness of individualized education program for slow learners
    P Krishnakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College, Calicut, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:135-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an individualized education program for children with scholastic backwardness...
  10. ncbi Risk factors for psychopathology in children with intellectual disability: a prospective longitudinal population-based study
    J L Wallander
    Sociometrics Corporation, Los Altos, CA 94022 2812, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:259-68. 2006
    ..This study examined risk factors for the development of psychopathology in children with intellectual disability (ID) in the developmental, biological, family and social-ecological domains...
  11. ncbi What am I doing in Timbuktu: person-environment picture recognition for persons with intellectual disability
    H Danielsson
    The Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:127-38. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of familiarity of depicted persons and environments in recognition of photographs for pupils with different degrees of intellectual disability (ID)...
  12. ncbi Empowerment in parents of school-aged children with and without developmental disabilities
    J S Nachshen
    Queen s University, Department of Psychology, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:889-904. 2005
    ..This study examined the factors that contribute to empowerment in parents of school-aged children with and without developmental disabilities (DD) using the Double ABCX model of family adaptation contrasted with the linear ACBX model...
  13. ncbi Handicaps and the development of skills between childhood and early adolescence in young people with severe intellectual disabilities
    O Chadwick
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:877-88. 2005
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  14. ncbi Intellectual disability and parenthood
    Isack Kandel
    Faculty of Social Science, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Academic College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel, DN Ephraim 44837
    ScientificWorldJournal 5:50-7. 2005
    ..K. has shown a varied picture of resilience and a close, warm relationship later on with the family and especially the mother...
  15. ncbi [Depressive disorders in adolescents with mild retardation. Research report]
    Ewa Jackowska
    Zakładu Pedagogiki Specjalnej Instytutu Pedagogiki Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego
    Psychiatr Pol 38:37-49. 2004
    ..The clinicians agree to a point that mental retardation is a risk factor for the development of a mental disorder and that all kinds mental disorders are present in this population...
  16. ncbi An investigation of instructional scheduling arrangements for community-based instruction
    David F Cihak
    Georgia State University, MCS 6A0820, Educational Psychology and Special Education, 33 Gilmer Street SE Unit 6, Atlanta, GA 30303 3086, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 25:67-88. 2004
    ..Overall, both combined instructional scheduling arrangements (e.g., CCD, CSD) produced more efficient outcomes for generalization than SOI and CBI scheduling arrangements...
  17. ncbi Effects of familiar versus unfamiliar therapists on responding in the analog functional analysis
    Carie L English
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Box 6040, Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 25:39-55. 2004
    ..Four individuals with developmental disabilities and their caregivers served as participants. For 3 of 4 participants, different patterns of responding were observed when caregivers versus experimenters conducted the functional analysis...
  18. ncbi Behavioral interventions to reduce the pica of persons with developmental disabilities
    David B McAdam
    Lindens Neurobehavioral Stabilization Unit, Bancroft NeuroHealth, P O Box 20, Haddenfield, New Jersey 08033, USA
    Behav Modif 28:45-72. 2004
    ..Additionally, this article highlights the recent clinical advancements that have been made in the treatment of the pica of persons with developmental disabilities...
  19. ncbi Broad cognitive abilities of children with mental retardation: an analysis of group and individual profiles
    Renee Bergeron
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38120, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:417-32. 2006
    ..Despite normative deficiencies in IQs, children with mental retardation demonstrated a wide range of performance across measures. Implications for assessment and diagnosis are discussed...
  20. ncbi Matching-to-sample assessment of stimulus overselectivity in students with intellectual disabilities
    Chata A Dickson
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shriver Center, Waltham, MA 02452, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:447-53. 2006
    ..28 years). Performances of students with overselectivity were more variable than those with no overselectivity. The MAE scores were related to both matching-to-sample performance and stimulus overselectivity...
  21. ncbi Conjunctive visual search in individuals with and without mental retardation
    Michael Carlin
    Psychological Sciences Division, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Waltham, MA 02452, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:54-65. 2007
    ..The group with mental retardation and the MA-matched group performed similarly on all tasks. Implications for theory and application are discussed...
  22. doi The fragile X continuum: new advances and perspectives
    K Cornish
    McGill Child Laboratory for Research and Education in Developmental Disorders, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Intellect Disabil Res 52:469-82. 2008
    ..Second, to discuss the implications of these recent advances for the development of clinical and educational interventions and resource tools that target specific phenotypic 'signatures' within the fragile X continuum...
  23. ncbi Trading one myth for another? With apologies to Dr. Brabner
    J David Smith
    Department of Specialized Education Services, School of Education, University of North Carloina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 46:142-3. 2008
  24. doi Cancer information needs of people with intellectual disability: a review of the literature
    Patricia O'Regan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:142-7. 2008
    ..This paper presents a review of the literature with a specific focus on the cancer information needs of people with an intellectual disability...
  25. ncbi Enabling two adolescents with multiple disabilities to choose among environmental stimuli through different procedural and technological approaches
    G E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Via Quintino Sella 268, 70100 Bari, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 105:362-72. 2007
    ..responses on a few stimuli, suggesting that these stimuli were actually preferred and that responding was purposeful. Implications of the results were discussed...
  26. ncbi Presumed competence reflected in the educational programs of students with IDD before and after the Beyond Access professional development intervention
    Cheryl M Jorgensen
    University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability UCED, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:248-62. 2007
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  27. ncbi Antisocial and delinquent behaviors in youths with mild or borderline disabilities
    Jolanda C H Douma
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus MC Sophia, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Ment Retard 112:207-20. 2007
    ..Overall, boys but not girls with intellectual disabilities exhibited antisocial and delinquent behaviors more often than peers without intellectual disabilities. Clinical implications and implications for future research are discussed...
  28. ncbi Pushing the employment agenda: case study research of high performing States in integrated employment
    Allison Cohen Hall
    Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 45:182-98. 2007
    ..Implications are presented with respect to state systems, community rehabilitation providers as partners in planning, and future leadership in the field...
  29. ncbi Bullying among special education students with intellectual disabilities: differences in social adjustment and social skills
    Shunit Reiter
    Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905 Israel
    Intellect Dev Disabil 45:174-81. 2007
    ..Significant correlations were also found among actions as a bully, violent behavior, and hyperactivity. Being a victim was correlated with emotional and interpersonal problems...
  30. pmc The effects of errorless learning and backward chaining on the acquisition of Internet skills in adults with developmental disabilities
    Jared Jerome
    Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:185-9. 2007
    ..The number of independent steps completed in the task analysis increased following training...
  31. pmc Contriving transitive conditioned establishing operations to establish derived manding skills in adults with severe developmental disabilities
    Rocio Rosales
    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:105-21. 2007
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  32. pmc Further evaluation of methods to identify matched stimulation
    John T Rapp
    St Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St Cloud, Minnesota 56301, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:73-88. 2007
    ..Together, the two experiments provide a method for identifying alternative stimulation that may substitute for automatically reinforced behavior...
  33. ncbi Contriving establishing operations: responses of individuals with developmental disabilities during a learning task
    Ryan M Zayac
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, 226 Thach Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 29:202-16. 2008
    ..These results have implications for conducting preference assessments, scheduling daily activities, maximizing responding and teaching new skills...
  34. ncbi Instructional interactions of students with cognitive disabilities: sequential analysis
    Ockjean Kim
    Department of Special Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota 56001, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:94-106. 2007
    ..Sequential relationship patterns changed as student engagement levels varied, suggesting a child-driven model of teacher-child instructional interactions...
  35. ncbi Predicting learning ability of people with intellectual disabilities: assessment of basic learning abilities test versus caregivers' predictions
    Jennifer R Thorsteinsson
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Ment Retard 112:130-9. 2007
    ..Ninety-four percent of predictions based on ABLA performance were confirmed, and the ABLA was significantly more accurate for predicting client performance than were the caregivers. The utility of these results is discussed...
  36. ncbi [Modification of self-injury and self-mutilation behavior--analysis of a single case intervention study of a boy in a school for mentally retarded]
    Gerhard W Lauth
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 52:109-21. 2003
    ..The interventions reduced the destructive behaviours of the boy. A follow-up after 10 months proved that no problem behaviours were noticeable anymore...
  37. pmc Functional analyses and treatment of precursor behavior
    Adel C Najdowski
    University of Nevada, Reno, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:97-105. 2008
    ..These results suggest that functional analysis of precursor behavior may offer an alternative, indirect method to assess the operant function of severe problem behavior...
  38. ncbi Factor analysis and norms for parent ratings on the Aberrant Behavior Checklist-Community for young people in special education
    Elaine C Brown
    The Nisonger Center for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1296, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 23:45-60. 2002
    ..With some qualifications, the ABC-C appears to be valid for assessing children in special educational settings, although further research is needed on the ABC's factor structure in this population...
  39. ncbi An analysis of physical guidance as reinforcement for noncompliance
    Lee Kern
    Lehigh University, College of Education, 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
    Behav Modif 26:516-36. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi A dynamic test to assess learning capacity in people with severe impairments
    Christine Hessels-Schlatter
    University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Ment Retard 107:340-51. 2002
    ..The test is seen as a useful tool for diagnostic differentiation among low performers...
  41. ncbi Promoting the social acceptance of young children with moderate-severe intellectual disabilities using cooperative-learning techniques
    Maureen Piercy
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Am J Ment Retard 107:352-60. 2002
    ..There were also more frequent interactions with the children without disabilities. These changes did not occur in either the social-contact or the control groups...
  42. ncbi Behavior treatment programs, readability, and treatment outcomes
    Angela D Adkins
    Western State Hospital, Staunton, VA, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 23:253-65. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that reading grade level and readability of behavior treatment plans are important variables that directly affect treatment outcomes...
  43. ncbi [Mortality patterns of non-institutionalized severely retarded children in Tokyo--the third report 1999-2001]
    Hisaharu Suzuki
    Department of Child Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Higashiyamato Medical Center for the Severely Disabled, Higashiyamato, Tokyo
    No To Hattatsu 34:479-83. 2002
    ..We conclude that advance of medical service and the propagated medical education of teachers working for special schools play an important role to reduce the mortality in severely retarded children...
  44. pmc High-probability stimulus control topographies with delayed S+ onset in a simultaneous discrimination procedure
    William J McIlvane
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Protestant Guild Learning Center, and Shriver Clinical, Services Corporation, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 77:189-98. 2002
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  45. doi Use of a mouth-wiping response to reduce drooling by two persons with profound developmental disabilities
    Giulio E Lancioni
    University of Bari, Department of Psychology, Via Quintino Sella 268, 70100 Bari, Italy
    Behav Modif 32:540-7. 2008
    ..6 and 1.9 per min, whereas the mean percentages of wet-chin intervals were mostly below 10. These values were maintained at the postintervention check. Implications of the findings and limitations of the study are discussed...
  46. ncbi A comparison between word and nonword reading in Down syndrome: the role of phonological awareness
    Maja Roch
    University of Padova, Via Venezia 8, 35133 Padua, Italy
    J Commun Disord 41:305-18. 2008
    ..Moreover, individuals with Down syndrome read at least as well as the typically developing children when the task required a visual reading strategy (reading irregular words)...
  47. ncbi Perceptions of communication before and after a speech pathology intervention for an adult with intellectual disability
    Sheridan Forster
    Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:302-14. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to explore, from the perspective of key communication partners, the meaning of a communication intervention and associated changes for an adult with severe intellectual disability (ID)...
  48. ncbi Cues-pause-point training and simultaneous communication to teach the use of signed labeling repertoires
    R M Foxx
    Anna Mental Health and Development Center, IL 62906
    Am J Ment Retard 93:305-11. 1988
    ..These results replicate and extend previous research and suggest that cues-pause-point procedures can be useful in teaching students to use their manual signing repertoires...
  49. ncbi Aptitude by treatment interactions in computer-assisted word learning by mentally retarded students
    F A Conners
    Case Western Reserve University
    Am J Ment Retard 94:387-97. 1990
    ..An interaction was found between stimulus discrimination and the number of words presented at one time for learning. Results were interpreted within Anderson's (1982) model of declarative and procedural knowledge...
  50. ncbi Comparison of reinforcement schedules in the reduction of stereotypy with supported routines
    M D Saunders
    Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 19:99-122. 1998
    ..The results are discussed in terms of Myerson and Hale's prediction and implications for further research and application...
  51. ncbi Right-to-know training of workers with IQ less than 70: a pilot study
    A J Joseph
    Department of Safety Sciences, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 15705, USA
    Am J Ind Med 32:417-20. 1997
    ..The findings of this pilot study show the need to develop training programs tailored to meet the needs and conditions of workers with IQ < 70...
  52. pmc A preliminary evaluation of the emergence of novel mand forms
    Emma Hernandez
    University of Kansas, 4023 Dole, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:137-56. 2007
    ..g., mands for music, puppets, or puzzles). Results showed that prompting and differential reinforcement of one or two mand frames resulted in the emergence of other framed mands for all participants...
  53. ncbi On what basis hope? Modern progress and postmodern possibilities
    S Danforth
    School of Education, University of Missouri St Louis 63121 4499, USA
    Ment Retard 35:93-106. 1997
    ..A rhetorical analysis of the current controversy over facilitated communication demonstrates the utilization of the language of modern science for its power effects in special education discourse...
  54. pmc A preliminary analysis of the effects of prior classroom conditions on performance under analogue analysis conditions
    M F O'Reilly
    Department of Psychology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Ireland
    J Appl Behav Anal 29:581-4. 1996
    ..Results demonstrated consistently higher levels of aggression during demand analogue conditions when they were preceded by one of the classroom conditions...
  55. ncbi Factors influencing the expectations of parents for their mentally retarded children
    J Narayan
    National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped, Manovikas Nagar, Andhra Pradesh, India
    J Intellect Disabil Res 37:161-8. 1993
    ..05 level). It was also found that age and duration of follow-up have a positive correlation. Further detailed multiple regression analysis was conducted and the results are discussed...
  56. ncbi Collaborative learning: comparison of outcomes for typically developing children and children with intellectual disabilities
    J G Wishart
    Simon Laurie House, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 112:361-74. 2007
    ..Neither partner improved significantly in DS-NSID pairings, suggesting that the sociability attributed to children with DS did not necessarily support either their or their partner's learning in this social context...
  57. ncbi The role of maternal responsivity in the development of children with intellectual disabilities
    Steven F Warren
    Institute for Life Span Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 7555, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:330-8. 2007
    ..We conclude with a set of recommendations for future research...
  58. ncbi The effect of intellectual disability on the adherence of child witnesses to a "story grammar" framework
    Romana Murfett
    Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 33:2-11. 2008
    ..This study examined the ability of 78 children (aged 9-12 years) with an intellectual disability (ID) to provide a narrative account of a staged event they had participated in four days earlier...
  59. pmc Long-term follow-up of echolalia and question answering
    R M Foxx
    Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center, Anna, Illinois 62906
    J Appl Behav Anal 23:387-96. 1990
    ..Two subjects consistently displayed correct responding above baseline, and 3 did so occasionally. Issues related to the study of maintenance are discussed...
  60. pmc Acquisition of mands and tacts with concurrent echoic training
    Tiffany Kodak
    MUNROE MEYER INSTITUTE AND UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER, Omaha, Nebraska 68198, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 42:839-43. 2009
    ..Results indicated that combining echoic training with mand or tact training increased unprompted manding and tacting...
  61. doi Everyday memory and working memory in adolescents with mild intellectual disability
    M J Van der Molen
    Department of Psychology, Utrecht University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 115:207-17. 2010
    ..These findings were interpreted to suggest that adolescents with mild intellectual disability have difficulty in making optimal use of their working memory when new or complex situations tax their abilities...
  62. doi Teaching abuse-protection skills to people with intellectual, disabilities: a review of the literature
    Adam H Doughty
    College of Charleston, Department of Psychology, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 31:331-7. 2010
    ..Discussed are the implications of these findings, the interplay between behavioral and cognitive approaches to this research, and future research directions...
  63. doi Assisting people with developmental disabilities to improve pointing efficiency with a Dual Cursor Automatic Pointing Assistive Program
    Ching Hsiang Shih
    Department of Special Education, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien 970, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 31:151-9. 2010
    ..Data showed that both participants improved their pointing efficiency through the use of DCAPAP and retained their successful results through maintenance phase. Implications of the findings are discussed...
  64. doi Psychopathological manifestations of children with intellectual disabilities according to their cognitive and adaptive behavior profile
    Karine N Tremblay
    Département des sciences de l éducation et de psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 31:57-69. 2010
    ..Potential explanations are provided to understand the absence of significant differences in problematic behaviors between the three profiles...
  65. doi Parents' perceptions of postschool years for young adults with developmental disabilities
    Margarita Bianco
    University of Colorado Denver, School of Education and Human Development, Denver, CO, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 47:186-96. 2009
    ..Parents' quotes illustrated the complexity of the roles they played as their young adult children with developmental disabilities entered adulthood...
  66. ncbi Parental perceptions and practices of emergent literacy development in young children with Down syndrome: the development of intervention guidelines
    Cherié van Heerden
    Clinic for High Risk Babies CHRIB Centre, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    S Afr J Commun Disord 55:37-48. 2008
    ..Based on the results a framework with guidelines for emergent literacy goal selection is provided...
  67. doi People with intellectual disabilities as bloggers: what's social capital got to do with it anyway?
    Alex McClimens
    Sheffield Hallam University, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 13:19-30. 2009
    ..Along the way we touch on issues related to policy, daily life and who or what counts as a friend...
  68. ncbi Upgraded technology for contingent stimulation of mouth wiping by two persons with drooling and profound developmental disabilities
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Via Quintino Sella 268, 70100 Bari, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 30:793-8. 2009
    ..The university students involved in the social validation viewed the use of the technology as enjoyable, beneficial, and environmentally acceptable, and they largely supported it...
  69. ncbi Mountaineering expedition by persons with intellectual disability: impact on behavior and temperament
    Thomas M Kishore
    National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped, Kolkata, India
    J Intellect Disabil 12:183-9. 2008
    ..Results indicated that all of them successfully climbed mountains up to 12,000 feet, and also had specific positive behavioral changes. Details and implications are discussed in this article...
  70. pmc Reinforcing efficacy of interactions with preferred and nonpreferred staff under progressive-ratio schedules
    Jared Jerome
    Queens College, Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:221-5. 2008
    ..During break-point analyses with progressive-ratio schedules, all 3 had higher break points when working for positive social interaction with their preferred staff mamber than with their nonpreferred staff member...
  71. ncbi Program evaluation of a sex education curriculum for women with mental retardation
    S McDermott
    University of South Carolina, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 20:93-106. 1999
    ..The analysis indicates that our program is effective and adds to our understanding of factors contributing to sexual knowledge for adults with mental retardation...
  72. ncbi Comparison of two methods of improving dynamic balance of mentally retarded children
    B Boswell
    Department of HPERS, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858
    Percept Mot Skills 73:759-64. 1991
    ..each, in the 8-wk. program. Pre- and posttest distance on six balance-beam tasks and stabilometer performance subjected to multivariate analysis of covariance indicated no significant differences...
  73. ncbi Acceptability of behavioral interventions for self-injurious behavior: replication and interinstitutional comparison
    K J Tarnowski
    Department of Pediatrics Core A 451, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109
    Am J Ment Retard 95:182-7. 1990
    ....
  74. ncbi Self-concept of children with intellectual disability in mainstream settings
    Sally Huck
    Macquarie University Special Education Centre, Sydney, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 35:141-54. 2010
    ..Positive self-concept is an important educational outcome for individuals with disability...
  75. ncbi A validity study on the Questions About Behavioral Function (QABF) Scale: predicting treatment success for self-injury, aggression, and stereotypies
    J L Matson
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803 5501, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 20:163-75. 1999
    ..Implications of the present findings for assessing and treating maladaptive behaviors are discussed...
  76. ncbi The relationship between behaviour motivation and social functioning in persons with intellectual impairment
    Johnny L Matson
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803 5501, USA
    Br J Clin Psychol 41:175-84. 2002
    ..To assess the social functioning of individuals with severe and profound intellectual impairment who displayed maladaptive behaviour for one particular reason, as assessed by a functional analysis checklist...
  77. pmc Gentle teaching and applied behavior analysis: a critical review
    R S Jones
    Department of Psychology, University College of North Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    J Appl Behav Anal 25:853-67. 1992
    ..Advantages and disadvantages of this approach are discussed, and it is suggested that gentle teaching and applied behavior analysis need not be regarded as mutually exclusive approaches to working with persons with mental retardation...
  78. ncbi Syndromes and disorders associated with mental retardation
    Donald E Greydanus
    Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, MSU Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 72:859-64. 2005
    ..It is recommended that health care professionals caring for adolescents with MR should help these youths maximize their potential as human beings, helping them achieve meaningful functioning in adulthood...
  79. ncbi Factors affecting people with intellectual disabilities in learning to use computer technology
    Cecilia Li-Tsang
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Int J Rehabil Res 28:127-33. 2005
    ..Their general perception was that with sufficient training and support, people with ID could also join the world of IT...
  80. ncbi [Development and evaluation of a psychoeducational group training programme for teachers of autistic pupils with mental retardation]
    Tobias Leppert
    Psychologisches Institut II am Fachbereich Psychologie der Universität Hamburg
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 33:49-58. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop and evaluate a psycho-educational group training programme for teachers...
  81. ncbi Sexual abuse prevention for individuals with mental retardation: considerations for genetic counselors
    Helen Levy
    Genetics Department, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Genet Couns 13:189-205. 2004
    ..The following review article is intended to assist genetic counselors by increasing their knowledge of factors that lead to sexual abuse and provides recommendations for integrating this information into the counseling interaction...
  82. ncbi Prevalence of mental retardation among children in Saudi Arabia
    M A F El-Hazmi
    College of Medicine and King Khalid Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 9:6-11. 2003
    ..9% of these children. Of the mentally retarded children in the 0-18 years age range, 83.2% were not attending school. Special educational programmes are needed to improve the quality of life of mentally retarded children...
  83. ncbi The assessment of social functioning in individuals with mental retardation: a review
    Joanne Bielecki
    Louisiana State University, USA
    Behav Modif 28:694-708. 2004
    ..The three most common methods for assessing social skills are behavioral observations, role-playing, and checklists. These assessment strategies will be discussed, as well as suggestions for future research...
  84. ncbi [Cooperation between medicine and education]
    Toshiaki Hashimoto
    Department of Education for Handicapped, Naruto University of Education, Naruto, Tokushima
    No To Hattatsu 36:214-9. 2004
    ..From the above results, we propose an ideal cooperation between medicine and education...
  85. pmc Delayed matching to two-picture samples by individuals with and without disabilities: an analysis of the role of naming
    Stanley J Gutowski
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 36:487-505. 2003
    ..The success of the naming intervention recommends it for improving the observing and remembering of multiple elements of complex instructional stimuli...
  86. ncbi The primary therapist model: addressing challenges to practice in special education
    Beverly Rainforth
    State University of New York at Binghamton, NY, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 22:29-51. 2002
    ..Potential benefits of the model, challenges in implementation, the best practice framework needed to support the model, and the need for research on costs and benefits are discussed...
  87. ncbi Visual-visual nonidentity matching assessment: a worthwhile addition to the assessment of basic learning abilities test
    Gina Sakko
    Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Ment Retard 109:44-52. 2004
    ..The prototype visual-visual nonidentity matching task also demonstrated high predictive validity and test-retest reliability...
  88. ncbi 'Grown-up children': understandings of health and mental deficiency in Edwardian England
    Mark Jackson
    Department of History, University of Exeter
    Clio Med 71:149-68. 2003
  89. pmc Progressing from programmatic to discovery research: a case example with the overjustification effect
    Henry S Roane
    Marcus and Kennedy Krieger Institutes, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 36:35-46. 2003
    ..Results of the additional analyses suggested that the reward contingency functioned as punishment (because the participant preferred the task to the rewards) and that withdrawal of the contingency produced punishment contrast...
  90. ncbi Improving the classroom listening skills of children with Down syndrome by using sound-field amplification
    Lee K Bennetts
    Department of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 8:19-24. 2002
    ..In summary, sound-field amplification provides improved access to the speech signal for children with Down syndrome and as a consequence leads to improved classroom success...
  91. ncbi Assessing the reading comprehension of adults with learning disabilities
    F W Jones
    University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:410-8. 2006
    ....
  92. ncbi An intervention package to support high school students with mental retardation in general education classrooms
    Susan R Copeland
    Vanderbilt University, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 107:32-45. 2002
    ..Three of 4 participants also correctly and independently evaluated their performance in relation to their performance goals. Findings are discussed and recommendations made for future research and practice...
  93. ncbi Effects of modified orthography on the identification of printed words
    L A Pufpaff
    Purdue University, Dept of Educational Studies, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1446, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 105:14-24. 2000
    ..Results showed that traditional orthography was a more effective method for word identification. The relative advantage of modified orthography over traditional orthography for individuals with mental retardation was not supported...
  94. ncbi Production-orientated education and training of the mentally disabled in sheltered employment (PIONIER)
    A Eicker
    Institute of Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
    Disabil Rehabil 22:206-10. 2000
    ..It focuses on the metal and electronic branches of a workshop with a mentally disabled workforce in Alsdorf, Germany...
  95. ncbi Effect of "missing" information on fast mapping by individuals with vocabulary limitations associated with intellectual disability
    Krista Wilkinson
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Emerson College, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:40-53. 2007
    ..Individuals with intellectual disabilities performed equally as well as control children in the initial exposure phase but poorer when asked to remember the initial map in the presence of other novel distracters or labels...
  96. ncbi Increasing independent decision-making skills of women with mental retardation in simulated interpersonal situations of abuse
    I Khemka
    Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 105:387-401. 2000
    ....
  97. ncbi Measuring physical inclusion of people with developmental disabilities: evaluation of the Macomb-Oakland Regional Center
    M Wolf-Branigin
    Developmental Disabilities Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 106:368-75. 2001
    ..Regression procedures, however, did reveal that earned income was the independent variable that most explained the degree to which people were physically included. People living in smaller homes were more randomly dispersed...
  98. ncbi A 6-month follow-up of the effects of an information and communication technology (ICT) training programme on people with intellectual disabilities
    Cecilia W P Li-Tsang
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    Res Dev Disabil 28:559-66. 2007
    ..They also reported a need to advance their ICT skills beyond the basic computer training. We concluded that ICT training for people with ID would help them in maximizing the benefits of information technology via computers...
  99. ncbi Large state-level fluctuations in mental retardation classifications related to introduction of renormed intelligence test
    Matthew H Scullin
    The University of Texas at El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:322-35. 2006
    ..This phenomenon has relevance for death-penalty cases, because this historical pattern may affect the ability to establish whether an adult meets the developmental period onset criterion for mental retardation...
  100. ncbi Many-to-one and one-to-many associative learning in a naturalistic task
    M A McDaniel
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Logan Hall, Room 108, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 4121, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 7:182-94. 2001
    ..Consideration of the results and the manner in which the coding scheme is used recommends many-to-one training in which vocabulary items are given as stimuli and icons are learned as responses...
  101. ncbi [Status of the clinical laboratory in the mandatory postgraduate medical training system from the standpoint of the community hospital]
    Hiroshi Asano
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Tenri Hospital
    Rinsho Byori 54:633-7. 2006
    ..In addition, working with trainees increases the pride and dignity of medical technologists...

Research Grants51

  1. Behavioral Studies of Mental Retardation and Depression
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed project responds to a priority area recently announced jointly by NICHD and NIMH, the psychopathology of mental retardation (PA-01-028). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Interdisciplinary Research in Mental Retardation
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The collective operations of the cores will both enhance existing MRDD research, and stimulate new interdisciplinary and translational research in MRDD at UMMS and its affiliated institutions. ..
  3. Kansas Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (MRDDRC)
    STEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. TESTS OF ATTENTION AND MEMORY IN INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL LIMITATIONS
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The end product is slated to provide testing protocols for clinical use, along with design flexibility that meets rigorous experimental analytic standards. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. STIMULUS CONTROL IN MENTAL RETARDATION
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Both core units also are tasked with effectively interfacing with the UMMS MRDDRC, which serves as a further source of project support and integration. ..
  6. Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Units in MR
    Kathryn J Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. STIMULUS CONTROL IN MENTAL RETARDATION
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Both core units also are tasked with effectively interfacing with the UMMS MRDDRC, which serves as a further source of project support and integration. ..
  8. Effects of Intensity of Early Communication Intervention
    STEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Analyses will include t-tests, 2x2 ANOVA, and multi-level analysis (HLM). Multiple regression or ANCOVA will be used if statistical control of pre-treatment differences are necessary. Five years of funding is requested. ..
  9. Fragile X Research Center
    M Guralnick; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Units in MR
    KATHRYN SAUNDERS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  11. Translational Studies of Neurobehavioral Effects of Mercury Exposure
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our main focus will be on the children of gold miners. We hope to assess the impact of the pollution on child development to better inform local decision-makers and to take steps toward development of potentially helpful therapies. ..
  12. Optimizing Discrete-Trial Procedures for ASD Children
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Units in MR
    KATHRYN SAUNDERS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  14. TESTS OF ATTENTION AND MEMORY IN INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL LIMITATIONS
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The end product is slated to provide testing protocols for clinical use, along with design flexibility that meets rigorous experimental analytic standards. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Interdisciplinary Research in Mental Retardation
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The collective operations of the cores will both enhance existing MRDD research, and stimulate new interdisciplinary and translational research in MRDD at UMMS and its affiliated institutions. ..
  16. Kansas Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (MRDDRC)
    STEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Effects of Intensity of Early Communication Intervention
    STEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Analyses will include t-tests, 2x2 ANOVA, and multi-level analysis (HLM). Multiple regression or ANCOVA will be used if statistical control of pre-treatment differences are necessary. Five years of funding is requested. ..
  18. Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Units in MR
    KATHRYN SAUNDERS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  19. RESEARCH IN MENTAL RETARDATION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    M Guralnick; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Other MRDDRC objectives include training researchers in various disciplines, disseminating research findings, and maintaining linkages to clinical training activities and exemplary service programs. ..
  20. Effects of Intensity of Early Communication Intervention
    STEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analyses will include t-tests, 2x2 ANOVA, and multi-level analysis (HLM). Multiple regression or ANCOVA will be used if statistical control of pre-treatment differences are necessary. Five years of funding is requested. ..
  21. Symbolic Potential in Presymbolic Populations
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Perhaps more importantly, our methods are likely to prove useful in the design of teaching interventions for individuals who do not yet exhibit conventional symbolic functioning. ..
  22. PROMOTING PEER-RELATED SOCIAL COMPETENCE
    M Guralnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The degree to which family risk and child risk constructs moderate the relationship between family factors and child social competence also will be examined. ..
  23. TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL BRAINS: SCIENCE EDUCATION
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will also explore ways in which modern information technology can be used to support enhanced dissemination efforts. Subsequently, we will field-test different approaches to disseminating the curriculum. ..
  24. PROMOTING PEER-RELATED SOCIAL COMPETENCE
    M Guralnick; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The degree to which family risk and child risk constructs moderate the relationship between family factors and child social competence also will be examined. ..
  25. Symbolic Potential in Presymbolic Populations
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Perhaps more importantly, our methods are likely to prove useful in the design of teaching interventions for individuals who do not yet exhibit conventional symbolic functioning. ..
  26. SKILL TRAINING FOR PARENTS OF ADOLESCENT DRUG ABUSERS
    NEIL MCGILLICUDDY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  27. SKILL TRAINING FOR PARENTS OF ADOLESCENT DRUG ABUSERS
    NEIL MCGILLICUDDY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  28. TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL BRAIN DEV--SEPA PROJECT GRADES 3-6
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..To publicize our activities and to set the stage for dissemination, we will maintain an up-to-date website that communicates the major features of the curriculum and solicits broader input to and participation in the development effort. ..
  29. PROMOTING PEER-RELATED SOCIAL COMPETENCE
    M Guralnick; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The degree to which family risk and child risk constructs moderate the relationship between family factors and child social competence also will be examined. ..
  30. SKILL TRAINING FOR PARENTS OF ADOLESCENT DRUG ABUSERS
    NEIL MCGILLICUDDY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  31. INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH TRAINING IN MR/DD
    KATHRYN SAUNDERS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This 5-year training grant will provide training and support to a total of 16 postdoctoral traineeships, each lasting two years. ..
  32. Symbolic Potential in Presymbolic Populations
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Perhaps more importantly, our methods are likely to prove useful in the design of teaching interventions for individuals who do not yet exhibit conventional symbolic functioning. ..
  33. TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL BRAINS: SCIENCE EDUCATION
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also explore ways in which modern information technology can be used to support enhanced dissemination efforts. Subsequently, we will field-test different approaches to disseminating the curriculum. ..
  34. Optimizing Discrete-Trial Procedures for ASD Children
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Unit MR
    KATHRYN SAUNDERS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  36. Effects of Intensity of Early Communication Intervention
    STEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Analyses will include t-tests, 2x2 ANOVA, and multi-level analysis (HLM). Multiple regression or ANCOVA will be used if statistical control of pre-treatment differences are necessary. Five years of funding is requested. ..
  37. Behavioral Studies of Mental Retardation and Depression
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed project responds to a priority area recently announced jointly by NICHD and NIMH, the psychopathology of mental retardation (PA-01-028). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Effects of Intensity of Early Communication Intervention
    STEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Analyses will include t-tests, 2x2 ANOVA, and multi-level analysis (HLM). Multiple regression or ANCOVA will be used if statistical control of pre-treatment differences are necessary. Five years of funding is requested. ..
  39. Behavioral Studies of Mental Retardation and Depression
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed project responds to a priority area recently announced jointly by NICHD and NIMH, the psychopathology of mental retardation (PA-01-028). ..
  40. Symbolic Potential in Presymbolic Populations
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Perhaps more importantly, our methods are likely to prove useful in the design of teaching interventions for individuals who do not yet exhibit conventional symbolic functioning. ..
  41. TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL BRAINS: SCIENCE EDUCATION
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also explore ways in which modern information technology can be used to support enhanced dissemination efforts. Subsequently, we will field-test different approaches to disseminating the curriculum. ..
  42. Behavioral Studies of Mental Retardation and Depression
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed project responds to a priority area recently announced jointly by NICHD and NIMH, the psychopathology of mental retardation (PA-01-028). ..
  43. Symbolic Potential in Presymbolic Populations
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Perhaps more importantly, our methods are likely to prove useful in the design of teaching interventions for individuals who do not yet exhibit conventional symbolic functioning. ..
  44. PROMOTING PEER-RELATED SOCIAL COMPETENCE
    M Guralnick; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The degree to which family risk and child risk constructs moderate the relationship between family factors and child social competence also will be examined. ..