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Journal of Intellectual Disability Diagnosis and Treatment | Volume 4 Number 1

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Volume 4 No.1, 2016

* This issue includes papers published with Open Access 

Special Issue

Harnessing the Power of Interprofessional Practice and Education to Meet the Multi-Faceted Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability

SallyAnnSallyAnn Giess, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
(Guest Editor)
Assistant Professor
Salus University
College of Education and Rehabilitation
Elkins Park, PA, USA
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Open AccessEditorial: Harnessing the Power of Interprofessional Practice and Education to Meet the Multi-Faceted Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability - Pages 1-2
SallyAnn Giess

Exploring an Interprofessional Staff-Training Model: Application for Teachers and Therapists Working with Children Diagnosed with Autism - Pages 3-16
Lina Slim and Genevieve Pinto Zipp

Open AccessInter-Professional Collaborative Care: A Way to Enhance Services for Adults with Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder and Mental Health Problems - Pages 17-24
Jane Summers, Christina Bartha, Pushpal Desarkar, Lisa Duggan, Julia Fineczko, Lew Golding, Ali Shahrami and Christopher Uranis

Animal Assisted Therapy in a Special Needs Dental Practice: An Interprofessional Model for Anxiety Reduction - Pages 25-28
Caren M. Cajares, Carolyn M. Rutledge and Tina S. Haney

Integrative Therapy Focused on Trauma for People with Intellectual Disability (TIT-ID): A Therapeutic Answer to Abuse and Intellectual Disability Experience in the Individual and the Family - Pages 29-40
Mercedes Hernández Núñez-Polo, Alberto Alemany Carrasco, Israel Berenguer Muñoz, María Recio Zapata and Almudena Martorell Cafranga

Open AccessEvaluating the Impact of Providing Training for Direct Care Staff in how to Provide an Emotionally Nurturing Environment for People with Intellectual Disability and Complex Needs - Pages 41-43
Pat Frankish

Beliefs Toward Social and Cognitive Competences in People with Down Syndrome - Pages 44-54
Roberto Marcone, Simona Esposito and Antonietta Caputo

General Articles

Contextual Integration of Causal Coherence in People with Down Syndrome: Evidence from Figurative Comprehension - Pages 55-62
Ching-Fen Hsu

Open AccessMucopolysaccharidosis II, IV-A and VI: First Colombian Neuropsychological Characterization - Pages 63-73
Nolly Nataly Castañeda-Ibáñez and María Rocio Acosta-Barreto

Cognitive Consequences in Children with Epilepsy - Pages 74-78
Hideaki Kanemura and Masao Aihara

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