Social Participation

Relationships, sexuality and decision-making capacity in people with an intellectual disability

McGuire BE, Bayley AA.  Clinical Psychology Programme, School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. Brian.mcguire@nuigalway.ie. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2011 Sep;24(5):398-402. doi: 10.1097/YCO.0b013e328349bbcb. PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The current review attempts to summarize the current status of our knowledge and clinical practice in the complex and challenging area of relationships and sexuality for people with […]

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Valued life activities and readiness to quit smoking among mobility-impaired smokers.

Busch AM, Borrelli B.  Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Program in Nicotine and Tobacco, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA. Andrew_busch@brown.edu.  Health Psychol. 2012 Jan;31(1):122-5. doi: 10.1037/a0025218. Epub 2011 Aug 29. OBJECTIVE: People with physical disabilities smoke at a higher rate than their nondisabled peers, with rates as high as […]

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The Paralympic Movement: using sports to promote health, disability rights, and social integration for athletes with disabilities

Blauwet C, Willick SE. PM R. 2012 Nov;4(11):851-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2012.08.015. SOURCE:  Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Competitive sports for people with disabilities has grown rapidly over the past several decades, and opportunities for participation are increasingly available throughout the spectrum from developmental to elite. […]

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Pilot for State-Specific Cross-Sectional Surveillance of Persons with Rare Disorders and Longitudinal Assessment of Outcomes

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 […]

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Re-establishing Social Participation after Stroke

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.   […]

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Clearinghouse for Home and Community Based Services

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 […]

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“Social Participation of Children with Disabilities”

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 […]

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Social Participation Resources & Programs: Children with Autism

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 […]

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ClinicalTrials.gov

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  […]

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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. […]

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