Health issues for adults with developmental disability.

  title={Health issues for adults with developmental disability.},
  author={Georgina Ann Sutherland and Murray A Couch and Teresa Iacono},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  volume={23 6},
The aim of this paper is to review recent literature on health issues for adults with developmental disability and reflect on how this research informs service provision, future research work, and social and health policy. Studies based on mortality data are most likely to aim at identifying individuals most at risk of premature death, and some researchers argue that health-oriented service systems appear ill-equipped to address the needs of the at risk groups. Morbidity studies highlight… CONTINUE READING

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