Health Disparities and Intellectual Disabilities

Health Disparities and Intellectual Disabilities

1st Edition - January 8, 2015

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  • Editors: Chris Hatton, Eric Emerson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128024843
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022917

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International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, and syndromes of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.

Key Features

  • Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of developmental disabilities
  • A vast range of perspectives is offered, and many topics are covered
  • An excellent resource for academic researchers


Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology as well as in neuropsychology.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction: Health Disparities, Health Inequity and People with Intellectual Disabilities
    Chris Hatton and Eric Emerson
    2. Health Inequity and Children with Intellectual Disabilities
    Eric Emerson and Nick Spencer
    3. Identifying and Addressing Disparities in Mortality: U.S. And U.K. Perspectives
    Emily Lauer, Pauline Heslop and Matthew Hoghton
    4. Health Surveillance and People with Intellectual Disabilities
    Chris Hatton, Alexandra Bonardi, Eric Emerson, Michael H. Fox, Gyles Glover, Gloria L. Krahn, Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz and Sue Turner
    5. Adults with Cerebral Palsy: Physical and Mental Health Issues and Health Service Use Patterns
    C. McMorris, J. Lake, Y. Lunsky, K. Dobranowski, D. Fehlings, M. Bayley, C. McGarry    and R. Balogh
    6. A Review of Health Surveillance in Older Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, Lynn Martin and Katherine McKenzie
    7. Discrimination and the Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities
    Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Cathy Vaughan and Eric Emerson

Product details

  • No. of pages: 284
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2015
  • Published: January 8, 2015
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128024843
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022917

About the Serial Volume Editors

Chris Hatton

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, UK

Eric Emerson

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK

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