Announcement – New Editors announced for the Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities

IASSIDD and Wiley are delighted to announce the appointment of the new editors for the Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, who officially commenced their new placement on 1st July 2016.

We are thrilled to have Dr Rhonda Faragher (Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University) and Dr Laurence Taggart (Institute of Nursing & Health Research, Ulster University, Northern Ireland) join the team!

We would like to thank the outgoing editor, Matthew P. Janicki, for his invaluable contribution to JPPID and his support during the transition period.

 

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Special Issue on Topics Related to the World Report on Disability and the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities & Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities

The Official Peer-Reviewed Journal of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities
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From time to time, IASSIDD releases reports and documents of interest to members and other interested persons. The documents can be purchased or gratis copies can be downloaded. For purchase information of the books, see under title.

Practice Guidelines

  • Ethics Guidelines for International Multicenter Research Involving People with Intellectual Disabilities.
    Arthur J. Dalton, Keith R. McVilly,
    Source: Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities
    Vol 1 Number 2 pp57-70 June 2004
    Download PDF
  • Practice Guidelines for the Assessment and Diagnosis of Mental Health Problems in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
    Deb, S., Matthews, T., Holt, G., & Bouras, N.
    2001, pp.118
    Source: Pavilion, The Ironsides, Cheapside, Brighton, England BN1 4GD
    Download PDF
  • Guidelines for Managing the Patient with a Developmental Disability in the Emergency Room
    Bradley. E., Burke, L., Drummond, C., Korossy, M., Lunsky, Y., & Morris, S.
    2002, pp 00
    Source: on-line — can be downloaded
    email: [email protected]
  • Practice Guidelines for the Clinical Assessment and Care Management of Alzheimer and other Dementias among Adults with Mental Retardation
    Janicki, M.P., Heller, T., Seltzer, G. & Hogg, J.
    1996, pp. 00
    Source: on-line – can be downloaded in PDF
    email:
    Also published as Janicki, M.P., Heller, T., Seltzer, G. & Hogg, J. Practice guidelines for the clinical assessment and care management of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias among adults with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 1996, 40, 374-382.
  • Standards of Care for People with Disabling Neurological Conditions Where Cognitive Decline is a Major Feature
    Hardiman, O., & Craven, A.
    2002, pp.40
    Source: The Neurological Alliance of Ireland, Coleraine House, Coleraine Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
    email: [email protected]

Other Documents

Asia Pacific Database Summary
A literature review conducted as part of a larger review of the research related to individuals with ID across the Asia Pacific region

 

THE EDINBURGH PRINCIPLES
This document was developed by the Edinburgh Working Group on Dementia Care Practices at a special meeting held in Edinburgh, Scotland (February 5-7, 2001). The meeting was organized by the University of Stirling (Scotland), the University at Albany (USA), and the University of Illinois at Chicago (USA). The document contains information about universally applicable working practices for the community supports of adults with intellectual disabilities affected by Alzheimer disease and related dementias. It is available for distribution with attribution to the IASSID. IASSID Council approved its distribution on September 27, 2001.
THE EDINBURGH PRINCIPLES

Fact Sheets

Aging and Intellectual Disabilities
This fact sheet describes some relevant issues in aging.

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Founded in 1964 as the International Association for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency, IASSIDD is an international, interdisciplinary and scientific non-governmental organization which promotes worldwide research and exchange of information on intellectual disabilities.

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