List of Contributors.
Section I: The Historical and Social Context of Research
Chapter 1: Historical Overviewof Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: The Foundation Years (Trevor R. Parmenter).
Chapter 2: Cultural Issues (Chris Hatton).
Chapter 3: Ethical Research Involving People with Intellectual Disabilities (Tim Griffin and Susan Balandin).
Chapter 4: Emancipatory and Participatory Research: How Far Have We Come? (Paul Ramcharan, Gordon Grant and Margaret Flynn).
Section II: Approaches to Measurement.
Chapter 5: Interviewing People with Intellectual Disabilities (Jonathan Perry).
Chapter 6: Interviewing Family Members and Care Providers: Concepts, Methodologies, and Cultures (Jan Blacher and Iris Tan Mink).
Chapter 7: Participant Observation and Research on Intellectual Disabilities (Michael V. Angrosino).
Chapter 8: Measurement of Behavior with a Special Emphasis on Sequential Analysis of Behavior (Paul J. Yoder, Katherine Short-Meyerson and Jon Tapp).
Section III: Researching the Nature, Characteristics, and Social Context of Intellectual Disability.
Chapter 9: Studying Behavioral Phenotypes: Issues, Benefits, Challenges (Robert M. Hodapp and Elisabeth M. Dykens).
Chapter 10: Issues in Researching the Ageing of People with Intellectual Disability (Christine Bigby and Susan Balandin).
Chapter 11: Research Methods in Intellectual Disabilities: The Family Context (Marsha Mailick Seltzer, Frank J. Floyd and Andrea R. Hindes).
Chapter 12: Quality of Life and Subjective Well-Being: Conceptual and Measurement Issues (Robert L. Schalock and David Felce).
Chapter 13: Investigating Inclusion: A Review of Research Methods for Individuals with Intellectual Disability (Samuel L. Odom, Katherine Klingerman and Mark Jakowski).
Chapter 14: Research on Social Relationships (Craig H. Kennedy).
Chapter 15: Sexuality Research and Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (Dorothy M. Griffiths, Shelley Watson, Tanya Lewis and Karen Stoner).
Chapter 16: Choice (Chris Hatton).
Chapter 17: Research on Engagement in Activity (David Felce and Eric Emerson).
Chapter 18: Adaptive Behavior: Its Conceptualization and Measurement (Robert L. Schalock).
Chapter 19: Communication and Language: Research Design and Measurement Issues (Steven F. Warren, Nancy C. Brady and Marc E. Fey).
Chapter 20: Mental Health (Sally-Ann Cooper).
Chapter 21: Challenging Behavior: Research Design and Measurement Issues (Edward G. Carr, John Innis, Audrey Blakeley-Smith and Shawn Vasdev).
Section IV: Researching the Impact of Support Systems and Services.
Chapter 22: Educational Supports (Robert E. O’Neill and Lora Tuesday Heathfield).
Chapter 23: Residential Supports (Roger J. Stancliffe, Eric Emerson and K. Charlie Lakin).
Chapter 24: Interaction with the Criminal Justice System (Susan Hayes).
Chapter 25: Emerging Trends in Methods for Research and Evaluation of Behavioral Interventions (J. Stephen Newton and Robert H. Horner).
Chapter 26: Research Issues in Cognitive Therapy (Dave Dagnan and William R. Lindsay).
Chapter 27: Methodology, Design, and Evaluation in Psychotherapy Research with People with Intellectual Disabilities (Nigel Beail).
Chapter 28: Methodological Issues in Psychopharmacology for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Travis Thompson, Jennifer Zarcone and Frank Symons).
Chapter 29: Researching Staff (Chris Hatton, John Rose and David Rose).
Chapter 30: The Economics of Intellectual Disability (Angela Hallam and Martin Knapp).
“…well-informed chapters on the latest state of the art of a particular type of research in intellectual research...” (Disability & Society, Vol.19, No.7, December 2004)