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The role of Special Olympics for mothers of adult athletes with intellectual disability
(American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2008-07)
The role of Special Olympics in the lives of mothers of adult athletes was examined. Forty-six mothers participated in a longitudinal study, completing a parenting stress questionnaire, a measure of their child’s maladaptive ...
Thriving in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability
(Springer US, 15/03/2015)
Most research on mental health in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) has focused on deficits. We examined individual (i.e., sociocommunicative skills, adaptive behavior, ...
Participation in Special Olympics and Change in Athlete Self-Concept Over 42 Months
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2008)
The present study investigated changes in the self-concept of 49 athletes with intellectual disabilities participating in traditional Special Olympics over a 42-month period. Athletes were interviewed to assess their ...