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Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

Publisher:
Wiley

This monthly international journal focuses on the scientific study of intellectual disability. The subject matter includes: clinical case reports; pathological reports; biochemical investigation; genetics and cytogenetics; psychological, educational and sociological studies; and the results of experiments or studies in any discipline that may increase knowledge of the causes prevention or treatment of intellectual disability relevant philosophical and ethical issues. All papers are assessed by expert referees. This journal is indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal article

Sociocultural study of intellectual disability: moving beyond labelling and social constructionist perspectives

Author:
KLOTZ Jani
Journal article citation:
British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 32(2), June 2004, pp.93-104.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell

Outlines the development of the sociocultural study of people with an intellectual disability, focusing in particular on the work of Robert Edgerton, Robert Bogdan and Steven Taylor, David Goode and John Gleason, and critically assesses the contributions and limitations of these authors. Argues that the parameters of the debate have tended to become too rigid. The sociocultural study of intellectual disability has mostly focused on the experiences of people with mild intellectual disabilities, extrapolating from these experiences conclusions about the nature of intellectual disability in general, while the experiences and life worlds of those whose impairments are severe, profound, and often multiple, are often ignored. Argues It is also essential for understanding, accepting and respecting people with severe and profound intellectual disabilities, and recognising that such people are already living socially meaningfully lives, despite not conforming to the dominant and socially prescribed norms and expectations of meaningful action and behaviour.

Journal

Tizard Learning Disability Review

Publisher:
Emerald

The Tizard Learning Disability Review aims to provide high quality information for academics and those working in learning disability. Published in association with the Tizard Centre at the University of Kent, it bridges the gap between research and development, and everyday practice. The Review focuses primarily on services in Britain, but also draws on international experience.

Journal

Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities

Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell

The Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities (JARID) is an international, peer-reviewed journal which draws together findings derived from original applied research in intellectual disabilities. The topics it covers include community living, quality of life, challenging behaviour, communication, sexuality, medication, ageing, supported employment, family issues, social networks, staff stress, staff training, epidemiology and service provision. Articles from this journal are indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal

Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Publisher:
Informa Healthcare

The Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability (formerly the Australia and New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities) is the official journal of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability. The Journal publishes articles on the theoretical and practical knowledge about people with a developmental disability and focuses in particular on people with an intellectual disability. A range of topics including medical, educational, social and vocational aspects of disability are covered, with articles encompassing empirical reports, theoretical papers and reviews from a variety of perspectives. Articles from this journal are abstracted and indexed selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal

British Journal of Learning Disabilities

Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell

The British Journal of Learning Disabilities is an international peer-reviewed journal which aims to be the leading interdisciplinary journal in the learning disability field. Topics covered include: current trends in residential and day-care services; integration, rehabilitation and quality of life; education and training; employment and occupation; recreation and leisure; advocacy and rights; family and carers; adoption and fostering; causes and management of specific syndromes; staff training; new technology in practice.

Journal

Journal of Intellectual Disabilities

Publisher:
Sage
Place of publication:
London

This journal aims to provide a medium for the exchange of best practice, knowledge and research in education and social and health care, for the advancement of services for people with learning disabilities. Articles from this journal  are abstracted and indexed selectively on Social Care Online.

Book

The other side of profound handicap

Author:
BRUDENELL Pat
Publisher:
Macmillan
Publication year:
1986
Pagination:
171p., illus, , bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
Journal

Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

Publisher:
Emerald

This UK journal focuses on the the mental health needs of people with learning/intellectual disabilities. It includes research and supports professionals in delivering high-quality and evidence-based practice to people with learning/intellectual disabilities who have additional mental health needs. Articles include discussions of policy and its implications in practice, clinical case studies, research reports, developments in service design and delivery, and news and resources. Articles from this journal are indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal

Learning Disability Today

Publisher:
Pavilion
Place of publication:
Hove

This magazine aims to promote better quality lifestyles for people with learning disabilities. Its main focus is on good practice in employment, health, leisure, education and housing. This journal is indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

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