Health Promotion

International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers

International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers (2001). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Vol. 14, No. 3. London: Blackwell Science. This special issue contains the research reports developed by the IASSID Special Interest Group on Aging in collaboration with the World Health Organization to promote the healthy aging of …

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Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do?

Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do? (2001). Dalton, A., Janicki, M. & McCallion, P. (Executive Producers), Albany, NY: The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council This CD-ROM video explains how adults with I/DD are affected by dementia and depicts their functional changes over time. It presents guidelines for early screenings …

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Aging With Mental Retardation: Oral Health for Older Individuals With Disabilities

Aging With Mental Retardation: Oral Health for Older Individuals With Disabilities (2001). Farsai, P. & Calabrese, J. This brief discusses oral health care for older people with disabilities. It explains the conditions leading to oral health problems for people with disabilities and specifies what to look for in dental treatment and in choosing a dentist. …

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Aging and Intellectual Disabilities: Improving Longevity and Promoting Healthy Aging

Aging and Intellectual Disabilities: Improving Longevity and Promoting Healthy Aging (2000). Aging and Intellectual Disabilities Special Interest Research Group (SIRG) of The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID). This series of reports is the outcome of an international initiative to promote the longevity and healthy aging of adults with intellectual disabilities …

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Achieving a Beneficial Fitness: A Program and a Philosophy in Mental Retardation: Contemporary Issues in Health

Achieving a Beneficial Fitness: A Program and a Philosophy in Mental Retardation: Contemporary Issues in Health, Vol.1, No. 1 (2000). Rimmer, J. American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR). This book discusses the benefits of health promotion activities for individuals with mental retardation. It includes guidelines on developing innovative health and fitness programs. ISBN 0-940898-71-3 COST PER …

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