Citations with the tag: PEOPLE with mental disabilities
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- Expanding options for seniors with mental...
Roberts, R.; Davis, G. // Aging; 1988, Issue 358, p17
An analysis of the pioneering Ohio project of expanding options for mentally retarded senior citizens which combines the Aging networks in Canton, Ohio and the Sheltered Workshop run by the Stark County Board of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities (MR/DD).
- Two steps forward, one step back.
McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/24/95, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p35
Declares that unrealistic expectations hurt both the mentally handicapped and society as well. Examination of care for the mentally handicapped in Alberta, Canada, since the 1950s; The Michener Center, formerly the Provincial Training School for Mental Defectives in Red Deer; Developments in...
- Models of vocational rehabilitation for youths and adults with severe mental...
Cook, Judith A.; Jonikas, Jessica A. // American Rehabilitation; Autumn92, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p6
Reviews approaches of research and program development in vocational rehabilitation for people with mental illness. America 2000; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Vocational ability among people with mental illness; Principles from the first wave of vocational service models; Commitments...
- Understanding developmental disabilities.
Cook, Judith A.; Jonikas, Jessica A. // Current Health 1; May91, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p10
Describes different types of developmental disabilities. Mental retardation; Down syndrome; Autism; Cerebral palsy; Seizure disorders.
- For special athletes, extraordinary feats.
Atkin, Ross // Christian Science Monitor; 7/7/95, Vol. 87 Issue 155, p10
Features a soccer event of the ninth Special Olympics World Games held at Yale University's sports complex in 1995, played by mentally retarded children and youths. Opinion of the parents of the participants about the game; Origin of Special Olympics; Other details of the Special Olympics. ...
- THE EFFECTS OF FEEDBACK FREQUENCY ON THE ACQUISITION OF A NOVEL MOTOR SKILL BY MENTALLY RETARDED SUBJECTS.
Gilley, William F.; Heitman, Robert J.; Kovaleski, John K.; Bridges, Matthew S. // Education; Fall91, Vol. 112 Issue 1, p103
Assesses the effects of frequency of informational feedback on mentally retarded subjects' acquisition of a novel motor skill. Thirty moderately retarded subjects were randomly assigned to one of three feedback conditions. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Habilitation of the retarded officer in Cuyahoga County.
Bowker, Arthur L.; Schweid, Robert E. // Federal Probation; Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p48
Describes the development of the Mentally Retarded Offender Unit of the Cuyahoga County Adult Probation Department and its support components within the Court Psychiatric Clinic and the Cuyahoga County Correction Center. Unit's interdisciplinary team approach; Simplified probation rules for...
- PLAYING THE LOTTERY: HCBS LAWSUITS AND OTHER MEDICAID LITIGATION ON BEHALF OF THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED.
Feltz, Margaret K. // Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine; Winter2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p181
Focuses on the increase on the Medicaid litigation on behalf of the developmentally disabled in the U.S. Emergence of several categories of litigation; Improvement of institutional services for mentally retarded individuals; Provision of appropriate care.
- Listening to Anthony.
Angelo, John // Humanist; Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p46
Focuses on the Mansfeld Training School for the mentally retarded, located in northeastern Connecticut. Description of the buildings at the institution; How the persons who lived at Mansfeld were treated by the institution; Case story of a mentally retarded boy at the institution.
- TALKING BLUE SKIES.
Angelo, John // Community Care; 5/14/2009, Issue 1770, p66
The article presents a questions and answer related to attending a leaders of innovation and enterprise forum.
- Making the transition to higher education: Opportunities for student empowerment.
Brinckerhoff, Loring C. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p118
Focuses on the transition process for high school students with learning disabilities as they move from secondary to postsecondary settings. Role of the student in the transition process; Practical suggestions for high school service providers, teachers and parents.
- Vocational rehabilitation and special education: Partners in transition for individuals with...
Dowdy, Carol A. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p137
Presents transition services available to eligible individuals with learning disabilities through vocational rehabilitation agencies in the United States. Purpose and principles; Determination of eligibility; Comparison of special education and vocational rehabilitation; Recommendations.
- Adults with learning disabilities: Occupational and social status after college.
Greenbaum, Beth; Graham, Steve // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p167
Presents the employment and social status of 49 adults with learning disabilities who had attended a large public university between 1980 and 1992. Job satisfaction; Pattern of employment; Social activities; Impact of learning disability to work and social circles.
- Teaching low achievers and students with learning disabilities to plan, write, and revise opinion...
Wong, Bernice Y.L.; Butler, Deborah L. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p197
Evaluates interventions on how to teach low achievers and students with learning disabilities to plan, write and revise opinion essays. Characteristics of students in the study; Pre and posttest performance in trainees; Trainees' performance on questionnaires; Differences between trained and...
- Library services and people with intellectual disabilities: Answering some questions.
Sussex, Gay // APLIS; Jun90, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p76
Presents the questionnaire used to survey library services to people with intellectual disabilities in the northwest of England. Promotion of library service to handicapped people; Initiation of staff-training programs to communicate effectively with mentally handicapped people; Display of art...
- Leisure services trends for people with mental retardation.
Dattilo, John; Jekubovich-Fenton, Nancy // Parks & Recreation; May95, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p47
Reports on recreational support programs intended to empower people with mental retardation to function in society. Revised definition of mental retardation; Benefits of leisure services; Enhancing self-determination; Education programs.
- Mental Health Clinical Training Program payback labeled a success.
Dattilo, John; Jekubovich-Fenton, Nancy // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p799
Comments on a report to Congress on the Mental Health Clinical Training Program. Finding that approximately 80 percent of those who have completed their payback requirement are still working in public or private nonprofit agencies; How many trainees have been supported by the program; More.
- Community and workplace supports for individuals with severe mental illness in supported employment.
West, Michael D.; Parent, Wendy S. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal; Apr95, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p13
Discusses community and workplace support for individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) in supported employment. Factors affecting employment prospects of persons with mental illnesses; Failure of service systems to improve vocational outlook of persons with SMI; Foundations of supported...
- Towards zero exclusion in vocational services for persons with psychiatric disabilities:...
Bybee, Deborah; Mowbray, Carol T. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal; Apr95, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p73
Focuses on the vocational/case management program called Project WINS which aims to implement a cost-effective method of vocational services to individuals with severe mental illness. Major guiding principles; Timing of enrollment in services; Amount of WINS service.
- An ethnographic study of coping strategies used by people with severe mental illness...
Alverson, Marianne; Becker, Deborah R. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal; Apr95, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p115
Explores the coping strategies used by people with severe mental illness during their participation in supported employment programs. Participant observation and interviewing as ethnographic methods; Strategies for the maintenance of health and employment.
- Jobs for retarded citizens.
Alverson, Marianne; Becker, Deborah R. // Psychology Today; Mar85, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p42
In the past decade, attitudes toward the abilities of people with mental retardation have changed. The Association for Retarded now estimates that, given appropriate training, 75% of the children with mental retardation could be completely self-supporting as adults.
- The most important things about teaching I learned from the mentally retarded.
Stein, Julian U. // Physical Educator; Fall92, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p119
Discusses lessons learned from mentally retarded people. Responsibility; Dependability; Acceptance of failure and frustration as well as success and achievement;; Role of physical education and sport in the development of the mentally retarded.
- Internet still discriminates.
Stein, Julian U. // e.learning age; Dec2009/Jan2010, p4
The article focuses on a report from the University of Leeds which revealed that the Internet is still inaccessible for most of the 1.5 million people with intellectual disabilities (ID) in Great Britain.
- Supervising the mentally retarded: Dos & don'ts.
Lawrie, John // Supervisory Management; Aug93, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p10
Gives advice on how to supervise mentally retarded employees. Validation of employees' feelings; Learning and work slumps; Encouragement of questions from individual.
- Vineyard walker.
Piacenza, Todd H. // Yankee; Apr99, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p150
Recounts the author's experience of meeting a mentally handicapped person in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts during the summer in the late 1940s. Physical appearance of the person; Person's pre-occupation in carrying a round, smooth rock.
- Homes for the retarded.
Piacenza, Todd H. // Newsweek; 4/29/85, Vol. 105 Issue 17, p76
The great irony in fights over whether retarded people can live in local communities is that most of them already do. Small group homes have proliferated since 1971, numbering now about 6,300.
- King of the road.
Nathanson, D.E. // Runner's World; Nov88, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p86
Recounts experiences of author in coaching a group of mentally handicapped adults. Recalls close relationship with one member of the group, Scott Wagner, and how running together improves both of their lives. Races run together; Benefits of the relationship.
- Teaching meal preparation vocabulary and procedures to individuals with mental retardation.
Schloss, Patrick J.; Alexander, Nell // Teaching Exceptional Children; Spring93, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p7
Focuses on teaching meal preparation skills to individuals with mental retardation. Importance; Selection of foods, vocabulary and cooking procedures; Instructional procedures; Use of rebus symbols and high-common-element menus; Correlation of teachers with response generalization.
- Vote for Issue 4.
Schloss, Patrick J.; Alexander, Nell // Crain's Cleveland Business; 10/16/95, Vol. 16 Issue 42, p10
Opinion. Calls voters to vote yes on Issue 4, a 3.0 mill replacement levy placed on the November 1995 ballot by the Cuyahoga County Board of Mental Retardation and Development in Ohio.
- Transition from School to Competitive Employment: Illustrations of Competence for Two Young...
Wehman, Paul; Gibson, Karen // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities; Fall98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p130
Explores the support given to two young women with severe mental retardation who obtained employment by co-workers and an employment specialist. Indication that the women have never worked previously in paid employment; Information on the women; Reason for the lack of participation by some...
- WORKING WONDERS AT BADDOUR.
Holt, Carol // Saturday Evening Post; Jan/Feb85, Vol. 257 Issue 1, p68
Features the Baddour Center in Senatobia, Mississippi, known as a haven for moderately retarded adults. Number of people living in the site; Businesses thriving in the area; Enthusiastic atmosphere permeating the community; Creation of an environment in which residents gain a happy...
- Mentally disordered accused: special study.
Holt, Carol // Infomat: A Weekly Review; 2/7/2003, p3
Features the paper 'Special study on mentally disordered accused in the criminal justice system' from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. Background information for possible data collection initiatives and future research addressing the interplay between the health and justice systems...
- Clubs offered use of agency Speaker's Bureau.
Holt, Carol // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 12/12/94 - 12/19/94, Vol. 6 Issue 16, p2
Reports that Community Service Clubs are being offered the use of Orange County Association for the Help of Retarded Citizen's Speaker's Bureau. Bureau topics.
- You might be happier than you think.
McMillan, Ian // Mental Health Practice; Oct2008, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Len Bowers on acute inpatient psychiatry and another by Nicola Lester on helping people with mental health problems in developing countries.
- positive images.
McMillan, Ian // Learning Disability Practice; May2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p22
Several photographs of the dance activities among people with mental disabilities organized by the group Two Left Feet, a voluntary organization in Great Britain, is presented.
- A different approach to assessing attitudes.
McMillan, Ian // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Oct1995, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p388
Presents an abstract of the study `Development and psychometric analysis of an indirect measure of attitudes toward individuals with mental retardation using the error-choice method,' by R.F. Antonak, published in `Mental Retardation.'
- Perceived and actual basketball competence of adolescent males with mild mental retardation.
Shapiro, Deborah R.; Dummer, Gail M. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Apr1998, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p179
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between perceived and actual basketball competence for 25 adolescent males, ages 12 to 15, with mild mental retardation. Participants completed a Pictorial Scale of Perceived Basketball Competence and a modified version of the AAHPER...
- Equal access to employment opportunities for people with...
Huang, Weihe; Rubin, Stanford E. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jan-Mar/97, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p27
Focuses on the rate of unemployment among persons with mental retardation. Argument pertaining to the equal employment opportunities such persons should receive; Information on the rehabilitation laws as they apply to societal obligations to these persons; Indepth look at the conceptualizations...
- Generalization of social skills through self-monitoring by adults with mild mental retardation.
Misra, A. // Exceptional Children; May92, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p495
Investigates the effects of self-monitoring on generalization and maintenance of social skills in one female and two male adults with mild mental retardation. Description of self-monitoring; Selection of target behaviors; Details of the cases; Observations by the investigator in an analogue...
- Relationship between measures of adaptive functioning and community adjustment for adults with...
McGrew, K.S.; Bruininks, R.H. // Exceptional Children; May92, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p517
Investigates the concurrent relations between measures of adaptive/maladaptive behavior and community adjustment in a sample of 239 adults with mild to severe degrees of mental retardation. Results that provide evidence for the criterion-r elated validity of measures of adaptive/maladaptive...
- Brief Report: Cognitive and Behavioral Profiles in Persons with Smith-Magenis Syndrome.
Dykens, Elisabeth M.; Finucane, Brenda M.; Gayley, Claire // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Apr97, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p203
Describes the cognitive and behavioral profiles in persons with Smith-Magenis mental retardation syndrome. Characterization of the disorder; Physical descriptions of the victims; Behavioral aspects of the syndrome; List of the administered tests; Weaknesses in sequential processing;...
- End of life decisions in mentally disabled people.
Van der Maas, Paul J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 07/12/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7100, p73
Editorial. Examines issues in the practice of euthanasia in mentally disabled people. Inability of mentally disabled persons to assess personal situation and make adequate decisions; Practice of euthanasia in mentally handicapped in the Netherlands.
- In brief.
Van der Maas, Paul J. // British Medical Journal; 11/26/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6099, p1410
Relates the experiences of psychiatrist in treating mentally handicapped patients in Great Britain. Failed surgical attempts to repair brain damages caused by insanity; Opinions on psychiatric care for mentally handicapped patients; Accounts on the history of psychiatric treatment.
- Hypernatraemic dehydration in patients in a large hospital for the mentally handicapped.
Macdonald, N.J.; McConnell, K.N.; Stephen, M.R.; Dunnigan, M.G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/9/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6713, p1426
Investigates the prevalence of hypernatraemic dehydration on mentally handicapped patients. Assessment of hydration and nutritional state of patients; Collection and analysis of fluids from patients; Measurement of serum concentrations of urea and electrolytes and human body mass index.
- Dutch investigate mentally ill.
Hellema, Henk // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 2/2/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6771, p257
Reports prevalence of mentally deficient people with severe behavior problems in Netherlands. Statistics of mentally deficient patients with very severe problematic behavior; Availability of effective and acceptable treatment for mentally retarded; Ways to improve the condition of severe patient.
- Role of general practitioners in care of long term mentally ill patients.
Kendrick, Tony; Sibbald, Bonnie; Burns, Tom; Freeling, Paul // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 3/2/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6775, p508
Investigates on the role of general practitioners' involvement with long term mentally ill patients and attitudes towards care. Method of postal questionnaire survey; Limitations to the study conducted; Responsibility on consultants on the discharged of patients.
- home sweet home.
Kendrick, Tony; Sibbald, Bonnie; Burns, Tom; Freeling, Paul // Learning Disability Practice; Apr2003, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p30
Features the Golden Lane Housing, a housing charity established by Great Britain-based Mencap to provide housing support for people with learning disabilities. Choice in where and how people with learning disabilities want to live; Contact information.
- Edgewood's Horsefeathers Center is Changing Lives.
Kendrick, Tony; Sibbald, Bonnie; Burns, Tom; Freeling, Paul // Grand Saline Sun (TX); 3/15/2012, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p3B
The article offers information on the Horsefeathers Center in Edgewood, Texas, which helps children and adults with physical and mental disabilities.
- Adults with mental illness more likely to develop alcohol dependency.
Kendrick, Tony; Sibbald, Bonnie; Burns, Tom; Freeling, Paul // Counseling Today; Jul2011, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p46
The article presents research suggesting the possibility of mentally ill adults to develop dependency on alcohol in the U.S.
- Going for the gold.
Hoffman, Jo B. // WE Magazine; Sep/Oct98, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p84
Focuses on the New York Special Olympics Inc.-sponsored Special Olympics, a sports event for athletes with mental retardation or developmental disability. Misconceptions about Special Olympics; Success of athletes from Special Olympics games.