Book Volume 41 2011

Enhancing the Quality of Life of People with Intellectual Disabilities

From Theory to Practice

Editors:

ISBN: 978-90-481-9649-4 (Print) 978-90-481-9650-0 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Measurement And Use Of Quality Of Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-16

      The Measurement and Use of Quality of Life-Related Personal Outcomes

    3. Chapter

      Pages 17-32

      Quality of Life Model Development and Use in the Field of Intellectual Disability

    4. Chapter

      Pages 33-46

      Measuring Subjective Wellbeing: The Personal Wellbeing Index – Intellectual Disability

    5. Chapter

      Pages 47-60

      The Integral Quality of Life Scale: Development, Validation, and Use

    6. Chapter

      Pages 61-70

      Using Quality of Life to Assess Performance of Agencies Assisting People with Intellectual Disabilities

  3. Literature Reviews

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

    2. Chapter

      Pages 73-126

      Quality of Life for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

    3. Chapter

      Pages 127-136

      The Effect of Employment on the Quality of Life of People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

  4. International Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

    2. Chapter

      Pages 139-148

      Quality of Life in the Polder: About Dutch and EU Policies and Practices in Quality of Life for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 149-161

      Differences in Variables Influencing the Ratings of Importance and Use of Quality of Life Domains and Indicators by Polish Services Users and Their Parents

    4. Chapter

      Pages 163-172

      Quality of Life of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families in China: Research and Applications

    5. Chapter

      Pages 173-180

      Begging to Live: The Strategy of Survival for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Nigeria

  5. Children With Intellectual Disabilities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 181-181

    2. Chapter

      Pages 183-204

      Life Satisfaction for Children with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 205-221

      Aspects of Quality of Life for Children with a Disability in Inclusive Schools

    4. Chapter

      Pages 223-237

      The Quality of Life of Disabled Children

  6. Family Quality Of Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 239-239

    2. Chapter

      Pages 241-278

      Theorizing About Family Quality of Life

    3. Chapter

      Pages 279-303

      Family Quality of Life and Older-Aged Families of Adults with an Intellectual Disability

    4. Chapter

      Pages 305-348

      A Comparison of Two Family Quality of Life Measures: An Australian Study

    5. Chapter

      Pages 349-361

      Quality of Life of the Families of People with Intellectual Disability in Spain

    6. Chapter

      Pages 363-376

      Quality of Life of Families with Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Slovenia

    7. Chapter

      Pages 377-398

      Family Quality of Life in Several Countries: Results and Discussion of Satisfaction in Families Where There Is a Child with a Disability

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