International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. Volume 37 of the series focuses mainly on topics relating to parenting and families, including chapters on the transition to adulthood for individuals with intellectual disability, contrasts in parenting across early school-age children with developmental delays, parental contributions to communication development, and siblings of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
- Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of mental retardation
- A vast range of perspectives is offered, and many topics are covered
- An excellent resource for academic researchers
1. Mothers and Fathers Together: Contrasts in Parenting across Preschool to Early School Age in Children with Developmental Delays 2. The Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Intellectual Disability 3. By Choice or by Chance: Longitudinal Perspectives on Resilience and Vulnerability in Adoptive and Birth Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities 4. A chapter in the Methodological and Sample Diversity Section 5. Using Large-Scale Administrative Databases To Examine Families of Children with Down Syndrome 6. What do we know about families of persons with intellectual disabilities of Asian and Latin American descent? 7. Biomarkers in the Study of Families of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities 8. Siblings of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities 9. Family Support Interventions for Families of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities 10. Parental Contributions to Communication Development in Children with Developmental Disabilities 11. A Review of Primary and Secondary Effects of Interventions Aimed at Increasing Responsivity in Parents of Children with Disabilities