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IDD and Health Disparities

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.


Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Among U.S. Children With and Without Down Syndrome: The National Survey of Children's Health 
Keith M. Diaz 

Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-125.3.230
Published: 01 May 2020 
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Adverse Medication Events Related to Hospitalization in the United States: A Comparison Between Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Those Without 
Steven R. Erickson
Neil KamdarChung-Hsuen Wu 
Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-125.1.37 
Published: 01 January 2020
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Special Issue: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Population Health Data
Guest editors: Susan M. Havercamp; Gloria L. Krahn
Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
https://meridian.allenpress.com/idd/issue/57/5
Published: 1 October 2019

A Comparison of Health Disparities Among Americans With Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder and Americans With Other Disabilities
Jean P. HallNoelle K. Kurth
Journal: Inclusion
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-7.3.160 
Published: 01 September 2019
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Anti-Hypertensive Medication Use and Factors Related to Adherence Among Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Alissa C. Cyrus
Julie RoyerDianna D. CarrollElizabeth A. Courtney-LongSuzanne McDermott ... Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-124.3.248
Published: 01 May 2019

Health Services Use and Costs for Americans With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A National Analysis 
Glenn T. Fujiura
Henan LiSandy Magaña 
Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-56.2.101 
Published: 01 April 2018

Predictors of Emergency Room and Hospital Utilization Among Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
Meghan G. Blaskowitz
Brigida HernandezPaul W. Scott
Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-57.2.127
Published: 1 April 2019
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An Algorithmic Approach to Nutritional Difficulties in People With Developmental Disabilities Suma ChennubhotlaRebecca HertogJohn E. WilliamsDebra HannaThomas L. Abell Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-57.1.14
Published: 1 February 2019

Development and Evaluation of the Stoplight Healthy Living Program
Dorothy E. Nary
Kim Bruns
Journal: Inclusion
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-7.3.177
Published: 1 September 2019
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Child Maltreatment Among Children With Intellectual Disability in the Canadian Incidence Study Jacinthe DionGeneviève PaquetteKarine-N. TremblayDelphine Collin-VézinaMartin Chabot Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-123.2.176
Published: 1 March 2018

The Intellectual Disability Mortality Disadvantage: Diminishing With Age? 
Scott D. Landes

Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-122.2.192
Published: 1 March 2017

Attendance at Fragile X Specialty Clinics: Facilitators and Barriers 
Sharon A. Kidd
Melissa RaspaRenée ClarkHolly Usrey-RoosAnne C. WheelerJessica A. LiuAmanda WylieStephanie L. Sherman
Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-122.6.457 
Published: 1 November 2017

Health of Young Children Whose Mothers Have Intellectual Disability
Robyn M. Powell
Susan L. ParishIlhom Akobirshoev
Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-122.6.457
Published: 1 November 2017

Frailty as a Predictor of Institutionalization Among Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
Katherine McKenzie
Hélène Ouellette-KuntzLynn Martin 
Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-54.2.123
Published: 1 April 2016

Foster Care Outcomes for Children With Intellectual Disability 
Elspeth M. Slayter

Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-54.5.299
Published: 1 October 2016

Association Between Low IQ Scores and Early Mortality in Men and Women: Evidence From a Population-Based Cohort Study
Matthew J MaennerJan S GreenbergMarsha R Mailick
Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-120.3.244
Published: 01 May 2015

Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate an Abuse Prevention Curriculum for Women and Men With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
Linda Hickson
Ishita KhemkaHarriet GoldenAikaterini Chatzistyli
Journal: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-120.6.490
Published: 1 November 2015

Factors Related to Complications Among Adult Patients With Intellectual Disabilities Hospitalized at an Academic Medical Center 
Sarah H. Ailey
Tricia J. JohnsonLouis FoggTanya R. Friese 
Journal: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-53.2.114 
Published: 1 April 2015

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Promoting Optimal Health
(coming 2022)

  State of the States
State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (11th Ed)

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Critical Issues in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Health Disparities Experienced by People with ID and those with other Disabilities
Noelle K Kurth, Jean P. Hall
February 27, 2020

Developing the Road Map to Improve Data on the Health of People with IDD
Alexandra Bonardi, Susan Havercamp, Jennifer Johnson, Gloria Krahn, Amanda Reichard
January 21, 2020

Health Equity Among Adults and Children with IDD from Diverse Backgrounds
Sandy Mangaña, Steve Hicks
December 7, 2017



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