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IDD and Disability Identity

AAIDD Journal Articles

Article abstracts are open to all; AAIDD members can access articles at no cost. Additional articles dating back to 1997 (for AJIDD and IDD) and 2013 (for Inclusion) may be searched online.

Social Capital and the Reciprocal Nature of Family Relationships: The Perspective of Individuals With Mild Intellectual Disability
Sanne A. H. Giesbers
Alexander H. C. HendriksRichard P. HastingsAndrew JahodaTess Tournier ...
Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-125.3.170
Published: 01 May 2020
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Tokenism From the Eye of the Beholder
Gail Bottoms
Liz WeintraubDavid Taylor
Journal: Inclusion
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-4.3.156
Published: 01 September 2016

People With Complex Needs in Leadership Roles: Results of a National Survey
Ruthie-Marie Beckwith
Mark G. FriedmanJames W. Conroy
Journal: Inclusion
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-4.3.160
Published: 01 September 2016

ADA at 25 and People With Cognitive Disabilities: From Voice to Action
Peter Blanck

Journal: Inclusion
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-3.2.46
Published: 01 June 2015

“Teaches People That I'm More Than a Disability”: Using Nominal Group Technique in Patient-Oriented Research for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Natasha A. Spassiani
Amanda R. SawyerMegan S. Abou ChacraKimberley KochYasmin A. Muñoz ...
Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-54.2.112
Published: 01 April 2015

Stigma: Barriers to Culture and Identity for People With Intellectual Disability
Natasha A. Spassiani
Carli Friedman
Journal: Inclusion
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-2.4.329
Published: 01 December 2014

Beyond Terminology: The Policy Impact of a Grassroots Movement
Marty Ford
Annie AcostaT. J. Sutcliffe
Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-51.2.108
Published: 01 April 2013

Disability, Disorder, and Identity
Michael L. Wehmeyer

Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-51.2.122
Published: 01 April 2013

Disability Identity of Leaders in the Self-Advocacy Movement
Joe Caldwell

Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-49.5.315
Published: 01 October 2011


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Negotiating the Social Borderlands: Portraits of Young People with Disabilities and Their Struggles for Positive Relationships

Standing Together

Standing Together and Finding a Voice Apart: Advocating for Intellectual Disability Rights


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Lives and Legacies of People with Intellectual Disability

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