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This compilation of about 200 abstracts features journal articles relevant to the community integration of people with developmental disabilities. Articles were selected based on their relevance to policy and practice. Research articles were included if they had a strong applied emphasis with clear implications for contemporary policy and practice. Each entry provides bibliographic information on the article and a brief non-evaluative summary. Articles were originally published from 1988 to 1998. Articles are grouped under the following topics: abuse (5 articles), communication and social relationships (3 articles), community and supported living (7), criminal justice (8), education inclusion (21), education policies (4), employment (18), facilitated communication (18), faith communities (3), families (14), funding (5), health care (7), institutional closure (2), leisure (3), multicultural (7), national trends (16), parents with disabilities (2), philosophy/ideology (5), policy (16), quality assurance (5), reproductive issues (1), self-determination (11), sexuality (2), social relationships (6), and transition to adulthood (7). (DB)

Descriptors: Abstracts, Child Abuse, Communication Skills, Community Programs, Criminal Law, Cultural Differences, Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled), Developmental Disabilities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Family Environment, Financial Support, Health Services, Inclusive Schools, Independent Living, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Relationship, Leisure Time, Parents with Disabilities, Policy Analysis, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Quality Control, Religion, Self Determination, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Social Integration, Trend Analysis

Author: Searl, Julia; Harris, Perri


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