Service Delivery Systems for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Families Across the Lifespan

Service Delivery Systems for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Families Across the Lifespan

1st Edition - September 18, 2018

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  • Editor: Meghan Burke
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128150917
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128155172

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Description

International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 54 shares the latest research on the interactions between families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and service delivery systems. Chapters discuss Strengthening service access for children of color with autism spectrum disorders, Assessing the service impact of early intervention on young children with IDD and their families, Family-professional partnership with refugee families whose children have disabilities, Post high school transition for individuals with Down syndrome, Supporting families and school professionals to be engaged partners in the transition to adulthood for young adults with disabilities, amongst other timely topics.

Key Features

  • Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of developmental disabilities
  • Contains a vast range of perspectives, with many topics covered
  • Presents an excellent resource for academic researchers

Readership

Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology as well as neuropsychology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Strengthening service access for children of color with autism spectrum disorders: A proposed conceptual framework
    2. Assessing the service impact of early intervention on young children with IDD and their families: From child-oriented outcomes to holistic family outcomes
    3. Family-professional partnership with refugee families whose children have disabilities
    4. Post high school transition for individuals with Down syndrome
    5. Supporting families and school professionals to be engaged partners in the transition to adulthood for young adults with disabilities
    6. A systemic look at supports and services for adults with IDD and their families: Moving ahead while remembering the past
    7. Integrated supports for persons with IDD and their families
    8. Healthcare service disparities in reproductive healthcare
    9. Information and Referral Systems in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Product details

  • No. of pages: 264
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: September 18, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128150917
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128155172

About the Serial Volume Editor

Meghan Burke

Meghan Burke, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is an associate professor of special education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include parent advocacy, families (i.e., parents and siblings) of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and disability policy. Dr. Burke’s research examines how parents advocate for services for their offspring with IDD. Specifically, Dr. Burke has developed advocacy interventions to enable parents of individuals with IDD to advocate not only for their own offspring but also for other families. Dr. Burke’s advocacy training interventions have been replicated in six states. Additionally, Dr. Burke conducts research examining how siblings of individuals with disabilities transition to caregiving roles. Specifically, Dr. Burke is interested in developing interventions to facilitate these transitions.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, United States

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