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International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128047866, 9780128051788

International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 50

1st Edition

Fifty Years of Research in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Serial Volume Editors: Robert Hodapp Deborah Fidler
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128047866
eBook ISBN: 9780128051788
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st August 2016
Page Count: 348
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Table of Contents

  • Serial Editors
  • <li>Preface</li> <li>1. Blurring Boundaries, Continuing Change: The Next 50Years of Research in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities<ul><li>1. History of IDD Research: Controversies and Multiple Sources</li><li>2. Charting Recent Changes in IDD Research</li><li>3. Looking to the Next 50Years</li><li>4. Conclusion</li></ul></li> <li>2. The Central Role of Etiology in Science and Practice in Intellectual Disability<ul><li>1. Evolving Etiology-Related Research Questions</li><li>2. Methodological Issues in Research on Neurogenetic Disorders of Intellectual Disability</li><li>3. Etiology Research and Treatment</li><li>4. Conclusions</li></ul></li> <li>3. Language Development in Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: From Phenotypes to Treatments<ul><li>1. Language Development in Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, and Williams Syndrome</li><li>2. Language as a Target of Treatment and Index of Treatment Efficacy</li><li>3. Conclusion</li></ul></li> <li>4. Memory and Learning in Intellectual Disability<ul><li>1. Introduction</li><li>2. The Study of Long-Term Memory in Intellectual Disability</li><li>3. Short-Term Memory, Working Memory, and Learning in Intellectual Disability</li><li>4. Memory and Learning in Intellectual Disability: A Neurobiological Perspective</li><li>5. Conclusion</li><li>Glossary</li></ul></li> <li>5. Social Development Research in ID/DD<ul><li>1. Similarities and Differences in Social Development</li><li>2. Developmental Difference in Social Communication Gestures</li><li>3. Similar Sequences in Social Communication Skills</li><li>4. Intervening on Social Communication</li><li>5. Are Friendships of Children With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Similar to Typical Children?</li><li>6. Interventions for Peer Relationships and Friendship Development</li><li>7. Task-Related Social Behavior</li><li>8. Measurement Challenges in Social Development</li><li>9. Summary</li></ul></li> <li>6. Do Children With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Have a Negative Impact on Other Family Members? The Case for Rejecting a Negative Narrativea<ul><li>1. Asking &#x201C;Standard&#x201D; or Consistent Questions, and Making Comparisons</li><li>2. The Problem of Sample Biases</li><li>3. Explaining the Variability in Parental Well-Being</li><li>4. Asking Questions About Positive Outcomes</li><li>5. Families as Systems</li><li>6. Moving Beyond Individual Variables</li><li>7. Four Foci for Future Research</li><li>8. Conclusions</li></ul></li> <li>7. Families of Adolescents and Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities<ul><li>1. Parent Well-being and the Parent&#x2013;Child Relationship in Families of Adolescents and Adults With IDD</li><li>2. Marital Quality in Families of Adolescents and Adults With IDD</li><li>3. Relationships and Well-being Among Siblings of Adolescents and Adults With IDD</li><li>4. Summary of Past and Present Research</li><li>5. Directions for Future Research With Families of Adolescents and Adults With IDD</li></ul></li> <li>8. Early Identification and Early Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder<ul><li>1. What Are Infant Sibling Studies Teaching Us About Intervening in Infants and Toddlers?</li><li>2. Method</li><li>3. Studies of Treatments for Associated Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder</li><li>4. Implementation Science and the Appearance of True Effectiveness Studies</li><li>5. Studies Focused on Supporting American Families and Children With Limited Resources</li><li>6. Interventions for High-Risk Infants</li><li>7. Methodological Concerns in Early Intervention Research</li><li>8. New Designs</li></ul></li> <li>9. Psychiatric Disorders in People With Intellectual Disabilities: Steps Toward Eliminating Research and Clinical Care Disparities<ul><li>Challenge 1: What Do We Call This Subspecialty?</li><li>Challenge 2: An Inadequately Trained Mental Health Workforce With Limited Awareness of Psychiatric Disorders in People With Intellectual Disabilities&#xA0;and Limited Motivation to Serve Them</li><li>Challenge 3: Making Appropriate Psychiatric Diagnoses and Meeting Needs for Nuanced Measures of Outcome in Targeted Clinical Trials and Other Interventions</li><li>Challenge 4: The Systematic Exclusion of People With Low IQs in Psychiatric and Mental Health Research Programs and Clinical Trials</li><li>Recommendations to Transform Research and Clinical Care for People With Intellectual Disabilities</li></ul></li> <li>Index</li> <li>Contents of Previous Volumes<ul><li>Volume 1</li><li>Volume 2</li><li>Volume 3</li><li>Volume 4</li><li>Volume 5</li><li>Volume 6</li><li>Volume 7</li><li>Volume 8</li><li>Volume 9</li><li>Volume 10</li><li>Volume 11</li><li>Volume 12</li><li>Volume 13</li><li>Volume 14</li><li>Volume 15</li><li>Volume 16</li><li>Volume 17</li><li>Volume 18</li><li>Volume 19</li><li>Volume 20</li><li>Volume 21</li><li>Volume 22</li><li>Volume 23</li><li>Volume 24</li><li>Volume 25</li><li>Volume 26</li><li>Volume 27</li><li>Volume 28</li><li>Volume 29</li><li>Volume 30</li><li>Volume 31</li><li>Volume 32</li><li>Volume 33</li><li>Volume 34</li><li>Volume 35</li><li>Volume 36</li><li>Volume 37</li><li>Volume 38</li><li>Volume 39</li><li>Volume 40</li><li>Volume 41</li><li>Volume 42</li><li>Volume 43</li><li>Volume 44</li><li>Volume 45</li><li>Volume 46</li><li>Volume 47</li><li>Volume 48</li><li>Volume 49</li></ul></li>


International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities provides an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, and syndromes, etc. 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, with many topics covered
  • Presents an excellent resource for academic researchers


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


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Praise for the Series:
"Belongs on the shelf of every serious student and researcher." --Journal of Biological Psychology

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Robert Hodapp

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Deborah Fidler

Deborah Fidler

Dr. Deborah Fidler is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University. Her research expertise is in the area of early development in individuals with neurogenetic syndromes, with a particular focus on the behavioral phenotype in Down syndrome and its implications for intervention and educational practice.

Affiliations and Expertise

Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, USA