education of mentally retarded

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

Top Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi Behavior treatment programs, readability, and treatment outcomes
    Angela D Adkins
    Western State Hospital, Staunton, VA, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 23:253-65. 2002
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. 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...
  13. 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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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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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  22. 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...
  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. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
  33. 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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  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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
    ....
  38. ncbi Teaching sight words to children with moderate to mild mental retardation: comparison between instructional procedures
    Robert Didden
    Radboud University at Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Ment Retard 111:357-65. 2006
    ..Results show that most children learned to identify sight words fastest in the word-alone condition. Effects were largely maintained during follow-up at 2 to 5 weeks after training...
  39. ncbi Competence of people with intellectual disabilities on using human-computer interface
    Alex W K Wong
    Applied Cognitive Neurosciences Laboratory, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    Res Dev Disabil 30:107-23. 2009
    ..The findings shed light on the use of task-specific screening tests and on the design of ability-specific training programs that enhance the computer competency of people with ID...
  40. pmc Recombinative generalization of within-syllable units in nonreading adults with mental retardation
    Kathryn J Saunders
    University of Kansas, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 36:95-9. 2003
    ..Printed-word naming was minimal before, but greater after, comprehension tests. The findings suggest that these procedures hold promise for further basic and applied analyses of word-attack skills...
  41. 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...
  42. pmc Naming, the formation of stimulus classes, and applied behavior analysis
    R Stromer
    Behavioral Sciences Division, Eunjce Kennedy Shriver Center, Waltham, Massachusetts 02254, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 29:409-31. 1996
    ..Such research will help to clarify and extend Horne and Lowe's recent (1996) account of the role of verbal behavior in the formation of stimulus classes...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi Evaluation of a video-based error correction procedure for teaching a domestic skill to individuals with developmental disabilities
    John Goodson
    Department of Special Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 28:458-67. 2007
    ..All three adults reached 100% correct on the task analysis when the error correction procedure was implemented. This error correction procedure may be useful for individuals who fail to learn with video prompting alone...
  45. ncbi Tracking preschool children with developmental delay: third grade outcomes
    Christine E F Delgado
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:299-306. 2006
    ..This study highlights the importance of developmental delay as an exceptionality category and advances our understanding of the long-term implications of such delay...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi Sexual health care in persons with intellectual disabilities
    Laurent Servais
    Department of Child Neurology, Queen Fabiola University Children Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 12:48-56. 2006
    ..Different approaches that have been evaluated to address these issues will also be discussed...
  48. ncbi Enabling students with multiple disabilities to request and choose among environmental stimuli through microswitch and computer technology
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Via Quintino Sella 268, 70100 Bari, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 28:50-8. 2007
    ..The performance was maintained at the post-intervention checks carried out 3 and 6 weeks after the end of the intervention. Implications of the findings are discussed technically, practically, and in terms of quality of life...
  49. ncbi Effects of integrated or segregated sport participation on the physical self for adolescents with intellectual disabilities
    G Ninot
    UPRES EA 2991 Sport, Performance, Health, University of Sport Sciences, Montpellier, France
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:682-9. 2005
    ..The purpose was to examine the effects of the type of athletic programme (integrated vs. segregated) on the athletic domain of perceived competence and on general self-worth...
  50. ncbi The prevalence of features of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in a special school in Ireland
    S Buckley
    Child Guidance Clinic, St James Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    J Intellect Disabil Res 52:156-62. 2008
    ..The study also explores the reliability of the Conners Teachers Rating Scale in this population...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi Effects on stereotypy and other challenging behavior of matching rates of instruction to free-operant rates of responding
    Jesse W Johnson
    Department of Human Development and Learning, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City 37614, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 23:266-84. 2002
    ..Results were discussed in terms of homeostasis, functional assessment, and opportunities to improve educational behaviors...
  54. ncbi Phonological awareness of children with Down syndrome: its role in learning to read and the effectiveness of related interventions
    Christopher J Lemons
    University of Pittsburgh, Instruction and Learning, 5162 WWPH, 230 S Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 31:316-30. 2010
    ..Results from a review of 20 studies indicate that children with DS rely on PA skills in learning to read and suggest that phonics-based reading instruction may be beneficial for at least some of these children...
  55. pmc Teaching choice making during social interactions to students with profound multiple disabilities
    C H Kennedy
    College of Education, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822
    J Appl Behav Anal 26:63-76. 1993
    ..The outcomes of the investigation are discussed in terms of the effects of controlling stimulus presentation on the behavior of students with profound multiple disabilities and the stability of preference hierarchies over time...
  56. ncbi 'It terrifies me, the thought of the future': listening to the current concerns of informal carers of people with a learning disability
    Ian Mansell
    University of Glamorgan, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 14:21-31. 2010
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  57. ncbi Community use of intranasal midazolam for managing prolonged seizures
    Margaret Kyrkou
    Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, South Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 31:131-8. 2006
    ..However, its use in the community was limited due to the requirement for privacy, and because education staff in South Australia are not permitted to carry out invasive procedures...
  58. ncbi Generalized identity matching of two-dimensional forms by individuals with moderate to profound mental retardation
    K J Saunders
    University of Kansas, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 102:285-91. 1997
    ..These data suggest that a greater proportion of individuals with low MAs can exhibit generalized identity matching than previously documented in the literature...
  59. pmc Written lists as mediating stimuli in the matching-to-sample performances of individuals with mental retardation
    R Stromer
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, Behavioral Sciences Division, Waltham, Massachusetts 02254, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 31:1-19. 1998
    ..The studies suggest methods for establishing a rudimentary repertoire of mediating behavior that has relevance for teaching instruction-following skills in natural settings...
  60. ncbi Service users leading the way: focus group methodology in developing accessible information DVDs with people with learning disabilities
    Paul Boyden
    Birmingham Clinical Psychology Service for People with Learning Disabilities, South Birmingham PCT, 66 Anchorage Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B74 2PH, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 13:183-94. 2009
    ..The article also reflects upon the use of focus groups as a methodological approach in researching the views of people with learning disabilities...
  61. ncbi One-to-one paraprofessionals for students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms: is conventional wisdom wrong?
    Michael F Giangreco
    University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, Burlington 05405 1757, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 48:1-13. 2010
    ..A series of recommended positions and initial actions are offered to spur debate and encourage development of alternatives to the status quo...
  62. ncbi Free recall of lists of word and sign labels by severely handicapped children
    D M Bowler
    University of London Institute of Education, England
    J Ment Defic Res 34:157-68. 1990
    ..Both of these effects were influenced by whether or not the subjects had to use the stimuli as labels when making a response...
  63. ncbi Difficulty in writing Japanese semantic characters in a 9-year-old boy with Williams syndrome
    M Nakamura
    Institute for Developmental Research, Aichi Human Service Centre, Japan
    J Intellect Disabil Res 43:562-7. 1999
    ..Clarifying the strong and weak points of the abilities of such patients will help to determine the most appropriate mode of education for them...
  64. ncbi Using self-instructional pictorial manuals to teach child-care skills to mothers with intellectual disabilities
    M A Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Modif 23:480-97. 1999
    ....
  65. ncbi Teaching severely retarded persons to sign interactively through the use of a behavioral script
    K S Sommer
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556
    Res Dev Disabil 9:291-304. 1988
    ..Directions for future research are discussed...
  66. ncbi Bullying and people with severe intellectual disability
    C Sheard
    University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:407-15. 2001
    ..Parents or staff raised bully/victim problems in more than half of the interviews. There is sufficient evidence of bullying behaviour to warrant the adoption of anti-bullying strategies...
  67. ncbi Counselling and supporting parents of children with developmental delay: a research evaluation
    H Davis
    Child Development Research Team, London Hospital Medical College, England
    J Ment Defic Res 35:89-112. 1991
    ..Although systematic teaching was not included, their children also showed improvements in developmental progress and behaviour problems...
  68. ncbi The effects of simultaneous prompting on teaching receptively identifying occupations from picture cards
    Osman Senai Dogan
    Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Res Dev Disabil 23:237-52. 2002
    ..Maintenance and generalization effects of simultaneous prompting were also positive. Future research is needed to extend the current literature about simultaneous prompting...
  69. ncbi The effects of interpolated reinforcement on resistance to extinction in children diagnosed with autism: a preliminary investigation
    Thomas S Higbee
    University of Nevada, Reno, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 23:61-78. 2002
    ..Responding may be less resistant to extinction following interpolated CRF reinforcement than following INT alone. Methodological refinements necessary for more conclusively demonstrating the IRE are discussed...
  70. ncbi 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...
  71. ncbi Construct validity of the Nutrition and Activity Knowledge Scale in a French sample of adolescents with mild to moderate intellectual disability
    Christophe Maiano
    UMR 6233 Institute of Movement Sciences, Etienne Jules Marey, CNRS University of Aix Marseille II, Marseille, France
    Res Dev Disabil 31:232-42. 2010
    ..The present results thus provide preliminary evidence regarding the construct validity of a 15-item French version of the NAKS in a sample of adolescents with ID...
  72. ncbi Depressive mood in students with mild intellectual disability: students' reports and teachers' evaluations
    T Heiman
    Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:526-34. 2001
    ....
  73. ncbi Sexual assault prevention for women with intellectual disabilities: a critical review of the evidence
    Julia Wacker
    University of North Carolina, School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 47:249-62. 2009
    ....
  74. ncbi Effects of video based training on spoken and signed language acquisition by students with mental retardation
    L T Watkins
    State University of New York, Stony Brook
    Res Dev Disabil 11:273-88. 1990
    ..The therapist only and therapist plus video methods yielded significantly higher sign production scores than the video only method. Receptive vocabulary was not significantly improved by the intervention...
  75. ncbi Behavioural and emotional problems in children with intellectual disability attending special schools in Cape Town, South Africa
    G Molteno
    Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:515-20. 2001
    ..Ambulant children were more disruptive and antisocial, while non-ambulant children were more anxious. Non-verbal children had higher scores on all of the subscales except for disruptive behaviour...
  76. ncbi Transition for young adults with severe mental retardation: school preparation, parent expectations, and family involvement
    B R Kraemer
    Division of Educational Specialties, Hokona Hall, R. 273, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Ment Retard 39:423-35. 2001
    ....
  77. ncbi Interaction patterns between children and their teachers when using a specific multimedia and communication strategy: observations from children with autism and mixed intellectual disabilities
    T Tjus
    Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Autism 5:175-87. 2001
    ..It is concluded that more detailed studies of the interaction patterns between teachers and children are needed, and these should be related to children's language level as well as to diagnostic group...
  78. pmc Effects of response cards during lesson closure on the academic performance of secondary students in an earth science course
    R A Cavanaugh
    State University of New York, Plattsburgh, New York 12901 2681, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 29:403-6. 1996
    ..Scores on next-day and weekly tests were higher on lesson content reviewed with response cards...
  79. ncbi Emotional and behavioural problems in adolescents with intellectual disability with and without chronic diseases
    B Oeseburg
    Department of Health Sciences and Graduate School for Health Research, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Intellect Disabil Res 54:81-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between chronic diseases in ID-adolescents and emotional and behavioural problems in a large school-based sample...
  80. ncbi Students' expectations of the future: hopelessness as a barrier to self-determination
    S B Palmer
    Department of Research and Program Services, Arc National Headquarters, Arlington, TX 76010, USA
    Ment Retard 36:128-36. 1998
    ..Students with mental retardation were significantly less hopeful than were their peers with learning disabilities or without disabilities. Implications from these findings for the development of self-determination were discussed...
  81. ncbi Providing sex education to persons with learning disabilities in the era of HIV/AIDS: tensions between discourses of human rights and restriction
    Poul Rohleder
    Department of Psychology, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
    J Health Psychol 14:601-10. 2009
    ..Sex education, in the context of HIV/AIDS, may potentially construct sex as dangerous, echoing past constructions of disabled people's sexuality as problematic...
  82. ncbi Teaching children generalized imitation skills: a case report
    Freddy Jackson Brown
    North Bristol NHS Trust, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 13:9-17. 2009
    ..Future research could explore how generalized imitation supports the development of basic communication and activity skills...
  83. ncbi Linkages between delayed children's social interactions with mothers and peers
    Michael J Guralnick
    Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7920, USA
    Child Dev 78:459-73. 2007
    ..The role of horizontal forms of parent-child interactions in promoting the peer relationships of children with delays was suggested, particularly in terms of an intervention approach for this group of children...
  84. ncbi Assessing learning styles of adults with intellectual difficulties
    Angela Mary Lisle
    University of Derby, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 11:23-45. 2007
    ..Thus, this participant group requires a varied and diverse learning programme. The inventory was found to be user friendly but in need of further development, and would best be used as part of a self-reflective learning package...
  85. ncbi Word-length effect in verbal short-term memory in individuals with Down's syndrome
    K Kanno
    Doctoral Program of Disability Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Intellect Disabil Res 46:613-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of the length of words on verbal short-term memory in individuals with DS...
  86. ncbi 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...
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi 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...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi 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...
  91. 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)...
  92. ncbi 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...
  93. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. 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)...
  96. ncbi 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...
  97. 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...
  98. 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...
  99. 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...
  100. ncbi 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...
  101. 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...

Research Grants10

  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. SKILL TRAINING FOR PARENTS OF ADOLESCENT DRUG ABUSERS
    NEIL MCGILLICUDDY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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]..
  5. Optimizing Discrete-Trial Procedures for ASD Children
    William McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. 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. ..
  7. 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. ..
  8. 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. ..
  9. 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. ..
  10. Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Units in MR
    Kathryn J Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....