U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as appears on grants.gov website Format Funding Opportunity Announcement RFA-DD-11-004 This funding opportunity announcement solicits cooperative agreement applications to investigate factors that influence well-being for young adults with rare disorders in the three areas of health, education or work, and… Read More »»
Pilot for State-Specific Cross-Sectional Surveillance of Persons with Rare Disorders and Longitudinal Assessment of Outcomes
Funding Period: August 2008 – September 2011 Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Medical Center (VAMC) Format Project This project proposes to identify the key barriers to regaining participation after stroke. This data will be used to develop a post-stroke rehabilitation intervention intended to increase life satisfaction and quality of life, and provide cost-effective care. … Read More »»
Boston College Format Clearinghouse This clearinghouse promotes the development and expansion of home and community-based services by gathering resources and tools for policy-making, program development, and research into its website. Included are articles, descriptions of promising practices, and other formats pertaining to accessibility, aging, children and family services, developmental/intellectual disabilities, employment programs, long-term… Read More »»
December 11, 2009 Canadian Social Trends journal of Statistics Canada, Canada’s national statistic agency Format Online article This article describes a study of children with disabilities based on the child component of the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey; parents were surveyed on their children’s daily living activities and social participation, severity of the… Read More »»
Promotion of Social Participation, Mental Health, and the Development of Meaningful Interests for Youth on the Autism Spectrum Presented by Susan Bazyk, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, associate professor in the Occupational Therapy Program at Cleveland State University and Lisa Crabtree, assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science at Towson University, 7/28/2009 National… Read More »»
In partnership with the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, and Health and Human Services Format Searchable online database ClinicalTrials.gov offers up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions and topics pertaining to them, including community integration. Contact URL … Read More »»
Social Participation in a Nationally Representative Sample of Older Youth and Young Adults With Autism.
OBJECTIVE: To describe social participation and identify factors that affect it in a nationally representative sample of adolescents and young adults with autism. METHODS: Longitudinal cohort study using data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2. The World Health Organization International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health model was used with participation as the dependent category.… Read More »»
Clinical Orthopaedics And Related Research®. Symposium: Myelomeningocele
BACKGROUND: Youth with disabilities are at risk for decreased participation in community activities. However, little is known about participation at different developmental periods of childhood and adolescence among youth with spina bifida (SB) or whether child, family, and SB-associated factors influence participation. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: Our cross-sectional study examined participation among youth with SB and assessed how… Read More »»
Determinants of social participation–with friends and others who are not family members–for youths with cerebral palsy.
BACKGROUND: Social participation provides youths with opportunities to develop their self-concept, friendships, and meaning in life. Youths with cerebral palsy (CP) have been reported to participate more in home-based leisure activities and to have fewer social experiences with friends and others than youths without disabilities. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to identify youth,… Read More »»
Youth with spina bifida and transitions: health and social participation in a nationally represented sample.
OBJECTIVE: To describe outcomes and identify factors that affect social participation in youth and young adults with spina bifida. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective data from a nationally representative survey of youth and young adults with disabilities were analyzed. The WHO ICF framework was used with participation as the dependent category and (a) body function/structure; (b) activities;… Read More »»