Description

International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, 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, and many topics are covered
  • An excellent resource for academic researchers

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Series Page

Series Preface

Preface for Volume 45

Contributors

Chapter One. Using Secondary Datasets in Disability Research: Special Issues, Special Promise

Abstract

1 Defining Secondary Datasets and Secondary Data Analyses

2 Large-Scale Studies in the Field of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

3 Approaching the Future: Recent Large-Scale Data Initiatives in Intellectual Disabilities

4 Concluding Thoughts

References

Chapter Two. Linking Datasets: A Practical Guide to Research Using Secondary Analysis

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Record Linkage Literature Review

3 Computer Software for Linkage

4 Record Linkage Tutorial

5 Deterministic Linkage Tutorial

6 Probabilistic Record Matching Using RecordLinkage

7 Results

8 Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Three. NDAR: A Model Federal System for Secondary Analysis in Developmental Disabilities Research

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 A Comparison of NDAR with Other Data Repositories

3 Using NDAR for Secondary Analysis

4 NDAR Model and Lessons Learned for Other Research Communities

5 Maintain Data Professionally

6 Secondary Analysis Results

7 Conclusion

References

Chapter Four. Large-Scale Datasets in Special Education Research

Abstract

1 Large-Scale Datasets in Special Education Research

2 Overview of Large-Scale Datasets

3 Benefits, Challenges, and Considerations

4 An Example of Preliminary Steps in Analyzing Large-Scale Data

5 Concluding Thoughts

References

Chapter Five. Studying Racial and Ethnic Health Care Disparities Among Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Using the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Abstract

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Details

No. of pages:
392
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780124078918
Print ISBN:
9780124077607

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