by Karrie Shogren et al.
This is the fifth in a series of articles from the Terminology and Classification Committee of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental
Disabilities (AAIDD).This article focuses on public policy and the potential application of the upcoming 11th edition of the AAIDD Diagnosis, Classification, and Systems of Supports Manual and its classification and supports planning components to promote changes in public policy that will lead to the achievement of desired policy outcomes.
by Mary C. Rizzolo, Richard Hemp, David Braddock, and Abigail Schindler
This article that appears in the April 2009 issue of the journal, Intellectual and Developmetnal Disabilities, summarizes trends in family support services and spending nationally and in the individual states in the United States through year 2006.
by Tony J. Simon et al.
An editorial by Tony J. Simon from the April 2010 special issue of the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
by James R. Thompson et al.
Article published in the American Journal on Mental Retardation on the revised interrater reliability of the Supports Intensity Scale assessment tool.
Information on the 2008 AAIDD Michigan chapter conference.
by Michael Wehmeyer et al.
New study of the Supports Intensity Scale assessment reveals that it is an effective instrument for measuring differences in support needs and making decisions about funding for people with intellectual disabilities.
by Anna Scheyett et al.
Using telephone interviews with jail administrators in one U.S. state, a new study published in the February issue of the journal, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, examined how people with intellectual and developmental disabilities were identified in jails.