Examining lifespan stage recognition abilities among adults with intellectual disability

  title={Examining lifespan stage recognition abilities among adults with intellectual disability},
  author={Claudio Straccia and Aline Tessari Veyre and François Bernasconi and Genevi{\`e}ve Petitpierre},
  journal={Journal of Intellectual \& Developmental Disability},
  pages={110 - 118}
ABSTRACT Background: Being aware of the different social expectations linked to the principal lifespan stages (i.e., childhood, adulthood, old age) is critical to an individual's inclusion in the community and to developing appropriate social behaviours. However, little research exists on this topic in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Method: Sixty-nine adults with intellectual disability (ID) took part in the study. They completed a new task specifically developed to… 


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