Childhood and adolescent predictors of adult functioning in a sample with Down syndrome

Gilmore, Linda & Cuskelly, Monica (2016) Childhood and adolescent predictors of adult functioning in a sample with Down syndrome. In IASSIDD 15th World Congress, Global Partnerships: Enhancing Research, Policy and Practice, Melboure, VIC, 15-19 August 2015.

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Aim: Individuals with Down syndrome tend to have difficulties that restrict their capacity for independent living in adulthood. This 20 year prospective longitudinal study investigated the trajectory of individual (mastery motivation and self-regulation) and contextual (maternal support for autonomy) characteristics, and their predictive associations with measures of adult functioning...

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ID Code: 99585
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
Additional Information: Abstract published in Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Special Issue: Global Partnerships: Enhancing Research, Policy and Practice, Volume 60, Issue 7-8, pages 628–767, July-August 2016
Keywords: Down syndrome, childhood, adolescent
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12305
ISSN: 1365-2788
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Special Education and Disability (130312)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 MENCAP, the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Deposited On: 27 Sep 2016 23:31
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2016 05:47

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