International Review Research in Developmental Disabilities

International Review Research in Developmental Disabilities

1st Edition - October 21, 2021

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  • Editors: Robert Hodapp, Deborah Fidler
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323901604
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323901611

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International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 60 highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters written by an international board of authors, including updates on School-based Executive Function Interventions Reduce Caregiver Strain, Emergence of Fine Motor Skills in Down Syndrome, Capturing Positive Psychology in People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Systematic Review of Constructs and Measures, Navigating with Blurry Maps: School Principals and Special Education Legal Knowledge, Statistical Techniques for Dealing with Small Samples in IDD Research, and more.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities series

Readership

Undergraduates, graduates, academics and researchers in the field of Research in Developmental Disabilities

Table of Contents

  • Cover
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Chapter One: Redressing the balance: A systematic review of positive psychology in the intellectual disability literature
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Methods
  • 3: Results
  • 4: Discussion
  • 5: Limitations
  • 6: Conclusions and future directions
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter Two: Analytic approaches to heterogeneity in neurogenetic syndrome research
  • Abstract
  • 1: What is mixture modeling?
  • 2: A brief history of mixture modeling
  • 3: Types of mixture models
  • 4: Steps in conducting mixture models
  • 5: Overall and comparative fit indices
  • 6: Auxiliary testing
  • 7: Longitudinal models
  • 8: General recommendations for reporting on mixture models
  • 9: Sample size and power considerations
  • 10: Summary and take away points
  • References
  • Chapter Three: A phenotypic approach to understanding obesity in children and youth with Down syndrome
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: What do we know about the rates of overweight/obesity in children with Down syndrome?
  • 3: Which phenotypic features associated with Down syndrome contribute to the risk for having overweight/obesity?
  • 4: What outcomes are associated with overweight/obesity in Down syndrome?
  • 5: Are there promising interventions addressing overweight/obesity in children and youth with Down syndrome?
  • 6: Future directions
  • References
  • Chapter Four: The emergence of fine motor skills in children with Down syndrome
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Why are fine motor skills important to study in children with Down syndrome?
  • 3: How have fine motor skills been studied in children with Down syndrome?
  • 4: What have research studies revealed about the emergence and development of fine motor skills in children with Down syndrome?
  • 5: What are the knowledge gaps in the existing literature on the development of fine motor skills in children with Down syndrome?
  • 6: Moving forward: Our perspective on future research directions for understanding the emergence of fine motor skills in Down syndrome
  • References
  • Chapter Five: A review of the literature on siblings of individuals with severe intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Abstract
  • 1: A review of the literature on siblings of individuals with severe intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • 2: Method
  • 3: Results
  • 4: Comparative analysis
  • 5: Discussion
  • 6: Directions for future research
  • 7: Limitations
  • 8: Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter Six: School-based executive function interventions reduce caregiver strain
  • Abstract
  • 1: Current treatments targeting child EF and problem behaviors
  • 2: Indirect impact of child-focused treatments on caregivers
  • 3: Method
  • 4: Results
  • 5: Discussion
  • References
  • Chapter Seven: U.S. school principals and special education legal knowledge: A scoping review
  • Abstract
  • 1: General principal and assistant principal roles
  • 2: Principal responsibilities relative to special education
  • 3: When problems arise
  • 4: Literature review
  • 5: Study purpose
  • 6: Method
  • 7: Results
  • 8: Discussion
  • 9: Conclusion
  • References

Product details

  • No. of pages: 272
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: October 21, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323901604
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323901611

About the Editors

Robert Hodapp

Robert Hodapp is at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

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

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