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Coping with social stigma: people with intellectual disabilities moving from institutions and family home.
  • A. Jahoda, I. Marková
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of intellectual disability research…
  • 1 November 2004
BACKGROUND Social stigma and its impact on the life opportunities and emotional well-being of people with intellectual disabilities (IDs) are a subject of both practical and theoretical importance.Expand
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Young people with intellectual disabilities attending mainstream and segregated schooling: perceived stigma, social comparison and future aspirations.
BACKGROUND Mainstream schooling is a key policy in the promotion of social inclusion of young people with learning disabilities. Yet there is limited evidence about the school experience of youngExpand
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Responses of staff towards people with mild to moderate intellectual disability who behave aggressively: a cognitive emotional analysis.
  • L. Wanless, A. Jahoda
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of intellectual disability research…
  • 1 September 2002
BACKGROUND Traditionally, research into interactions between staff and adults with an intellectual disability who engage in challenging behaviour has been carried out within a behavioural paradigm.Expand
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Feelings about Work: A Review of the Socio-Emotional Impact of Supported Employment on People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Background  Work is an aspiration for many people with intellectual disability and is regarded as a vital goal by policy-makers in pursuit of social inclusion. The aim of this study was to considerExpand
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Mothers' attributions following their child's diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder
Although the impact of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) on the family is well recognized, the way mothers attempt to make sense of the diagnosis is largely unexplored. However, in other disabilities,Expand
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Starting a New Job: The Social and Emotional Experience of People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Background  Employment is viewed by policy makers as both a human right and as a means of changing the marginalized status of people with intellectual disabilities, with important social andExpand
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Sexual understanding, sources of information and social networks; the reports of young people with intellectual disabilities and their non-disabled peers.
  • A. Jahoda, J. Pownall
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of intellectual disability research…
  • 1 May 2014
BACKGROUND Sexual development plays a vital part in young people's emotional adjustment. METHOD This study compared the sexual understanding of 30 adolescents with mild intellectual disabilitiesExpand
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Sexuality and sex education of adolescents with intellectual disability: mothers' attitudes, experiences, and support needs.
Few studies have considered families' views about adolescents' sexual development. The authors compared attitudes and behaviors of mothers of young people with (n = 30) and without intellectualExpand
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Living with stigma and the self-perceptions of people with mild intellectual disabilities
There is now overwhelming evidence concerning the awareness people with moderate to mild intellectual disabilities' have about the stigma they experience in their lives. However, there is stillExpand
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Knowing you: the interpersonal perceptions of staff towards aggressive individuals with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities in situations of conflict.
  • A. Jahoda, L. Wanless
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of intellectual disability research…
  • 1 July 2005
OBJECTIVES Staff attributions concerning challenging behaviour have been found to play a role in determining their responses. The emphasis in the literature has been on staff beliefs about theExpand
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