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Community Capacity to Provide Mental/Behavioral Health Services to People with Developmental Disabilities
The United States’ long history of providing services to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) in large public congregate settings has been in reversal over the past four decades. Since peaking ...
Feminist Discourses of Sexual Citizenship: Creating Spaces for Women with Intellectual Disabilities
Feminism is essentially a movement of social justice for all women. However, women with disabilities in general, and women with intellectual disabilities (ID) in particular, are often invisible in feminist discourses. ...
Obesity and Health Care Expenditures of Americans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
It is estimated that 4.6 to 7.2 million Americans have intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The 2002 U.S. Surgeon General report stated that Americans with IDD experience poorer health status and more ...
A Feminist Mixed Methods Evaluation of the Curriculum "Illinois Imagines"”
Sexual violence against women is endemic in the United States. Feminists have theorized the prevalence of sexual violence as the consequence of “rape culture”, where myriad forms of violence against women are products of ...
Perceptions of Health and Healthcare of People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Medicaid Managed Care
(American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2015-09)
This study examined perceptions of health and healthcare of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) receiving Medicaid Managed Care. Exploratory, semistructured interviews were conducted with 23 ...
By the Bootstraps: Social Entrepreneurs with Intellectual Disabilities and the Reification of Success
Social entrepreneurship is a growing trend for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). This reflects a shift in contemporary policy towards entrepreneurship and self-employment as viable employment option for people ...