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By Robert L. Schalock (auth.), Ralph Kober (eds.)

This e-book encompasses a sequence of articles written by way of overseas specialists within the fields of highbrow incapacity and caliber of existence. those articles discover a huge diversity of concerns that impression at the caliber of lifetime of individuals with highbrow disabilities and their households. The publication commences with a common dialogue on defining caliber of lifestyles and kin caliber of lifestyles, and the appropriateness of utilizing those constructs within the box of highbrow incapacity. this can be by way of an research of the results of residing preparations and employment on caliber of lifestyles. The ebook concludes with discussions at the targeted concerns dealing with youngsters with highbrow disabilities and their households, in addition to the problems confronted through individuals with highbrow disabilities residing in constructing nations. This publication may be of curiosity to highbrow incapacity researchers, caliber of lifestyles researchers, social scientists, social employees, pros operating with individuals with highbrow disabilities, and coverage makers in any respect point of presidency. in truth, someone with an curiosity in bettering the standard of lifetime of individuals with highbrow disabilities will make the most of this book.

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Effect of one variable depends on the level of the other (Frazier, Tix, & Barron, 2004; Hair, Black, Babin, Anderson, & Tatham, 2006). , 2005; Perry & Felce, 2005; Schalock, Bonham, & Marchand, 2000; Stancliffe & Lakin, 1998; Stancliffe, Abery, & Smith, 2000; Wehmeyer & Schwartz, 1998). Mediator variables. A mediator variable influences the relation between an independent variable and an outcome and exhibits indirect causation, connection, or relation (Baron & Kenny, 1986). , 2006). In the field of ID, policies, practices, services, and supports can be thought of as mediator variables.

Family quality of life: A qualitative inquiry. Mental Retardation, 41, 313–328. , & Hurley, C. (2006). From theory to practice: Lessons learned in the application of ATM approach to developing logic models. Evaluation and Program Planning, 29(2), 106–119. Schalock, R. L. (1997). Quality of life: Vol. I: Conceptual and measurement issues. Washington, DC: American Association on Mental Retardation. Schalock, R. , & Bonham, G. S. (2003). Measuring outcomes and managing for results. Evaluation and Program Planning, 26(3), 229–235.

Langa (Eds), Approaches to the assessment of adults with intellectual disabilities: A service providers guide. London: Blackwell. Cummins, R. A. (2005). Moving from the quality of life concept to a theory. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 49(10), 699–706. , & Schalock, R. L. (2005). Quality of life vs. quality of care: Implications for people and programs. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2(3/4), 229–239. 1 The Measurement and Use of Quality of Life-Related Personal Outcomes 15 Dumas, I.

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