Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Resources available at the
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To check out any of the materials listed, please contact:
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Phone: 803-216-3206
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Books
Children's Books
Audiovisual Resources

Books

Activities with developmentally disabled elderly and older adults. M. Jean Keller, editor. Haworth Press, 1991 .Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 308 A188 1991

The Arc's family book for parents of children with mental retardation. The Arc, 1993. Call number: Disabilitites-FAM WS 107.5 .R5 A668 1993

An Introduction to mental retardation & developmental disabilities. Larry Williams. High Tide Press, 1999. Call number: Disabilitites-PROF WS 350.6 W724i 1999

Cara, growing with a retarded child. Martha Moraghan Jablow.Temple University Press, 1982.Call number: Disabilitites-FAM WM 302 J11c 1982
-A mother’s account of her child’s development from birth to age seven.

Causes and prevention of mental retardation and related disabilities: A handbook for professionals in school and community programs in South Carolina. S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, 1994.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 M528c 1994

Children with fragile X syndrome: A parents' guide. Edited by Jayne Dixon Weber. Woodbine House, 2000.The special needs collection.Call number: Disabilities-FAM QS 677 C536 2000

Christmas in purgatory: A photographic essay on mental retardation. Burton Blatt and Fred Kaplan. Human Policy Press, 1974. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 302 B644c 1974

Collaborating for inclusion: 1995 report to the president. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. 1996. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 C697 1996

Counseling and psychotherapy with persons with mental retardation and borderline intelligence. Douglas Strohmer, H. Thompson Prout, editors.1996. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 C855 1996

Exercise and nutrition health education curriculum for adults with developmental disabilities. 2nd ed. Tamar Heller, Beth Marks, and Sarah H. Ailey. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF WS 350.6 H477e 2004
- A 12-week interactive program specifically designed for individuals with developmental disabilities. Includes programs on exercise, nutrition, and health education. Designed to improve fitness, to increase knowledge about healthy lifestyles, and to teach family, staff, and friends how to support participants to achieve these goals.

The dating skills program: Teaching social-sexual skills to adults with mental retardation. Denise Valenti-Hein and Kim Mueser.International Diagnostic Systems, 1990.Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4815 V155d 1990

The Effects of mental retardation, disability, and illness on sibling relationships: Research issues and challenges. Editor, Zolinda Stoneman, Phyllis Waldman Berman. Brookes Pub. Co., 1993.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 105.5 .F2 E278 1993

Embarking on a new century: Mental retardation at the end of the 20th Century. Edited by Robert L. Schalock, Pamela C. Baker, M. Doreen Croser.American Association on Mental Retardation, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 E53 2002

Epilepsy management for the person with mental retardation. Carolyn Smith. Peachtree City, GA: McGowan Consultants, 1994.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WL 385 S644e 1994

Facing the challenge: The Children's Code and families headed by parents with mental retardation. John Franz.Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 759.912 F837f 1990

A family-centered approach to people with mental retardation. Linda Leal.American Association on Mental Retardation, 1999. Innovations. no.14.Call number: Disabilitites-FAM HV 3004 L434f 1999

Family dynamics: Case management services to parents caring for a child with mental retardation. Deborah Valentine. S.C. Dept. of Mental Retardation, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 V157f 1992

Focus on the future: Causes and prevention of mental retardation and related disabilities. S.C. Dept. of Mental Retardation, Office of Prevention, 1992.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 F652 1992

The forgotten generation: The status and challenges of adults with mild cognitive limitations. Alexander Tymchuk, K. Charlie Lakin, and Ruth Luckasson. Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 2001.Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 3006 F721 2001

The Forgotten generation: 1999 report to the President. President's Committee on Mental Retardation. Nancy Sullivan, editor. Washington, DC: The Committee, 2000. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM300 U58f 2000

Foster family care for persons with mental retardation. Sharon Borthwick-Duffy. American Association on Mental Retardation, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 29 F7

Fragile X syndrome: Diagnosis, treatment, and research. Randi Jenssen Hagerman and Paul Hagerman. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF QS 677 F8114 2002

Genetics and mental retardation syndromes: A new look at behavior and interventions. Elisabeth Dykens, Robert Hodapp, and Brenda Finucane.2000. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM300 D996g 2000

A guide for planning and implementing instruction for adults: A theme-based approach. John Dirkx, Suzanne Prenger. Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1997. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 5251 D599g 1997

Guidebook on helping persons with mental retardation mourn. Jeffrey Kauffman. Amityville, N.Y.: Baywood Pub. Co., c2005. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 307 K21g 2005

Handbook of mental retardation and development. Edited by Jacob Burack, Robert Hodapp, Edward Zigler.1998. Call number: Disabilitites-FAM WS 107 H236 1998.
-Consists of 26 chapters covering all aspects of development. Includes research about development of children with and without mental retardation.

The handbook of training and practice in infant and preschool mental health. edited by Karen Moran Finello. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, c2005. 1st ed. Call number: Disabilitites-PROF WS 105.5 M3 H236 2005.
-This handbook contains 21 contributions by mental health specialists. Discussions focus on current and historical issues in training; specialized areas of practice; innovative models of training and practice; and pilot programs transforming this evolving field.

Health care financing for severe developmental disabilities. Arnold Birenbaum and Dorothy Guyot, Herbert Cohen. American Association on Mental Retardation, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 107 B618h 1990

i to I: Self concept and people with developmental disabilities. Dave Hingsburger. 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 350.6 H6631i 1990

In the matter of Joan Stalker: A study of the need for vigilant monitoring of family care homes. A report by the New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled and the Mental Hygiene Review Board. 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 302 N532 1993

"I've seen it all!" Lives of older persons with mental retardation in the community.Edited by Robert Edgerton, Marcia Gaston.P.H. Brooks Pub. Co., 1991.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 302 I94 1991

Just between us: A social sexual training guide for parents and professionals who have concerns for persons with retardation. Jean Parker Edwards, Thomas Elkins.1988.Disabilitites-F WM 307 .S3 E26j 1988

The Kennedy family and the story of mental retardation. Edward Shorter. Temple University Press, 2000. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 302 S559k 2000

Living environments and mental retardation. Edited by Sharon Landesman, Peter Vietze, Michael Begab. American Association on Mental Retardation, 1987. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM300 L7856 1987

Living with genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability. Marga Hogenboom. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 H715L 2001

Making contact (video): Communicating with adults with mental retardation. University of Iowa Video Center. 1990. (19 min.) 1 video and 1 guide. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 300 M235 1990
-Through the use of dramatic situations and vignettes, how health care providers can build a productive professional relationship with adult clients with mental retardation.

Making managed care work for mental retardation/developmental disability providers. Englewood, CO: PISL Consulting Group, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-PROF W 130 M235 1996

Manual of diagnosis and professional practice in mental retardation. Edited by John Jacobson and James Mulick. American Psychological Association, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 M294 1996

Medical issues for adults with mental retardation/developmental disabilities. Carl Tyler.1999. High Tide disability series. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 T981m

Mental Health Manual: 1993 accreditation manual for mental health, chemical dependency, and mental retardation/developmental disabilities services. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WX 15 M617 1992

Mental retardation. Mary Beirne-Smith, Richard Ittenbach, James Patton. Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 M548 2002
-Introductory textbook on mental retardation. Includes section on programming and issues across the life span.

Mental retardation: A life cycle approach. Clifford Drew, Donald Logan, Michael Hardman. 4th ed. 1988.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 D776m 1988

Mental retardation: A life cycle approach.
Clifford Drew, Donald Logan, Michael Hardman. 5th ed. 1988.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 D776m 1992

Mental retardation: Definition, classification, and systems of supports. American Association on Mental Retardation, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 M549 2002
Mental retardation: Definition, classification, and systems of supports. American Association on Mental Retardation, 2010. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 304 I61 2010

Mental retardation in America: A historical reader. Edited by Steven Noll and James W. Trent, Jr. New York University Press, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 3006 .A4 M549 2004

The Milwaukee project: Preventing mental retardation in children at risk. Howard Garber. American Association on Mental Retardation, 1988. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 107 G213m 1988

Moose, the story of a very special person.W. Scott MacDonald and Chester Oden, Jr. Brookline Books, 1978.Call number: Disabilitites-FAM WS 107 M135m 1978
-Book about a boy with Down Syndrome.

The national reform agenda and people with mental retardation: Putting people first. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, President's Committee on Mental Retardation, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 N277 1994

The new morbidity: Recommendations for action and an updated guide to state planning for the prevention of mental retardation and related disabilities associated with socioeconomic conditions. Alfred Baumeister, Franklyn Kupstas, Pamela Woodley-Zanthos. President's Committee on Mental Retardation, 1993.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 B347n 1993

The next generation: Linking today's wisdom with tomorrow's imagination. Jane Browning. President's Committee on Mental Retardation. v. 1, 1998. President's Committee on Mental Retardation Next Generation of Leadership report -- v. 2, 1999. President's Committee on Mental Retardation Next Generation of Leadership report. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 3006. A4 N567

Out of the darkness and into the light: Nebraska's experience with mental Retardation. Edited by Robert Schalock. American Association on Mental Retardation, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 11 AN1 O94 2002

Outcome management: Achieving outcomes for people with disabilities. Art Dykstra, Jr. High Tide Press, 1995.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WB 320 D996o 1995

Outcomes and costs of special education programs for persons with mental retardation. Robert Bruininks, Darrell Lewis, and Martha Thurlow.1990.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 B892o 1990

Parenting with special needs: Parents who are mentally retarded and their children. NYS Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 P228 1993

Pathways to success: Training for independent living. Steven Stumpf. American Association on Mental Retardation, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 302 S934p 1990

Program issues in developmental disabilities: A guide to effective habilitation and active treatment. James Gardner and Michael Chapman. Brookes Pub. Co., 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 3006 .A4 P964 1990
-Some of the issues discussed in this book include legal rights, positive behavioral programming, quality assurance, and evaluation.

Psychopathology in persons with mental retardation: Clinical guidelines for assessment and treatment. Christine Nezu, Arthur Nezu, Mary Jane Gill-Weiss. 1992.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 N575p 1992

Quality of life: Perspectives and issues. v. 1. Conceptualization and measurement. Edited by Robert Schalock. American Association on Mental Retardation, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 307 .S6 Q11 1990

Quality of life for persons with disabilities: International perspectives and issues. David Goode, editor.Brookline Books, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 Q11 1994

Residential services and developmental disabilities in the United States: A national survey of staff compensation, turnover, and related issues. David Braddock and Dale Mitchell. American Association on Mental Retardation, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WB 29 B798r 1992

Retarded isn't stupid, mom! Sandra Z. Kaufman. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub., 1999. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 302 K21r 1999
-A mother describes Nicole’s struggles, progress, and accomplishments from childhood to adulthood.

Serving parents who are mentally retarded: A review of eight parenting programs in New York State. NYS Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 N532s 1993

Sexuality: Your sons and daughters with intellectual disabilities. Karin Melberg Schwier and Dave Hingsburger. Paul H. Brookes Pub., 2000. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WS 105.5 S4 S415s 2000

Special parents. Barbara Furneaux. Open University Press, 1988.Children with special needs series. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 759.913 F987s 1988

Staff development in mental retardation services: A practical handbook. James Gardner and Michael Chapman. P.H. Brookes, 1985. Call number: Disabilities-Transition WM 18 G227s 1985

STARS: Skills training for assertiveness, relationship-building and sexual awareness. Susan Heighway, Susan Kidd Webster, Marsha Shaw. Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1992."A Waisman Center Program Promoting Positive Sexuality and Preventing Sexual Abuse for People with Developmental Disabilities"--Cover. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 54.3 H465s 1992

The state of the states: Public policy toward disability at the dawn of the 21st century. David Braddock.6th ed.Washington, D.C.: American Association on Mental Retardation, 2002. Disabilities-PROF HV 1570.5 .U65 B798s 2002

A strategy to train health care professionals to communicate with adults with mental retardation. The Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, 1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 307 .C6 H294s 1991

Supported living: New directions in services to people with developmental disabilities. Gary Smith. National Association of State Mental Retardation Program Directors, 1990. Community management initiative series. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WB 29 S648s 1990

Teaching anger management to persons with mental retardation. Betsey Benson.International Diagnostic Systems, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4815 B474t 1992

Teaching students with mental retardation: Providing access to the general curriculum. Michael Wehmeyer. P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4631 T253 2002

Toilet training to independence for the handicapped: A manual for trainers. Sue Bettison. 1982. Call number: Disabilitites-FAM WS 107.5.R3 B565t 1982

Total quality management for mental health and mental retardation services: A paradigm for the '90s. Gary Sluyter. National Association of Private Residential Resources, 1993.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 30 S634t 1993

Unequal justice? What can happen when persons with retardation or other developmental disabilities encounter the criminal justice system. Robert Perske. Abingdon Press, 1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF KF 9223 P466u 1991

What legislators need to know about mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Barbara Wright. Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures, 1990.Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 W947w 1990

Working with families who have special needs: A guide for professionals. S.C. Dept. of Disabilities and Special Needs, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 350.6 W926 1994

Understanding mental retardation. Patricia Ainsworth & Pamela Baker. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, c2004. Call Number: Disabilitites-FAM WM 300 A296u 2004
- Covers causes of mental retardation, signs and symptoms and issues of prevention. Includes assessment, treatment, education, employment, social and sexual adjustment, as well as a brief summary of the legal issues pertaining to mental retardation. There are also chapters on the adult years, the elderly, and psychiatric illness and mental retardation.

Working with families who have special needs: A guide for professionals. S.C. Dept. of Disabilities and Special Needs, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 350.6 W926 1994

Working with women who have mental retardation: A genetic counselor's Guide. Brenda Finucane. 1998. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 F516w 1998.

Children's Books

Copycat Sam: Developing ties with a special child. Alfred Stefanik. Human Sciences Press, 1982. Call number: Disabilitites-FAM PR 990 S816c 1982
-Freddie learns how to be a friend to Sam, the new boy next door, even though Sam is different from his other friends.

Audiovisual Resources

Aging people with mental retardation (video). Donna Kopp. Bethesda Lutheran Home, 1989. (41 min.) Video and instructor's guide. Call number: Disabilities-AV HV 3009.5 .A35 A267 1989

Effective teaching techniques for working with people with mental retardation/developmental disabilities (video).Young Adult Institute.1993.(79 min.) video and workbook. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 308 E27 1993
-Adapted from the book Teaching Daily Living Skills by Dr. Larry Jageman and Bill Long.

Honoring choices, part 1 (video): Basic choice-making. Bethesda Lutheran Home, 1999. (22 min.) Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 300 H774 1999
-This video describes how to help individuals with mental retardation make important choices in several aspects of their lives.

It's your job to stop sexual abuse (video). East Hartford, CT: Sexual Abuse Prevention Project, Dept. of Mental Retardation, State of Connecticut, 1994. 6 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WA 320 I88 1994
-This video is a reminder about the importance of recognizing and reporting sexual abuse in clients with mental retardation.

Mental illness and mental retardation in the elderly (video). Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, Indiana University. (45:30 min.) Topics on aging series. Call number: Disabilities-AV WT 150 M549
-Dennis C. Harper, Ph.D., discusses mental retardation and other forms of mental illness in the elderly. Presents guidelines for reviewing psychological assessments and provides a systematic approach to collecting data when seeking a consultation.

Mental retardation: Think about it (video).The Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States. 20 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 300 M549
-Designed to promote understanding of mental retardation, its causes, degrees of severity, and prevention. Considers the potential for growth and fulfillment of those who live with it.

My turn, your turn (video). University of Washington, Seattle, 1989.(24 min.) Call number: Disabilities-AV WS 107 M995 1989
-Examines ways that parents can help their mentally handicapped children to learn how to share.

Opportunities to grow (video).New York, N.Y. : National Down Syndrome Society 1992. (25 minutes) Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 300 O62 1992
-This video describes the ways in which people with Down syndrome can succeed and fulfill their dreams. It also features an interview with actor Chris Burke, who has DS, and his family describing the importance of family support.

The role of the courts in the renewal of the field of mental retardation (video). University Affiliated Program of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.1987. (34 min.) Call number: Disabilities-AV HV 1570 R745 1987
-Historical view of the penal system and the role and rights of an individual with mental retardation. It relates the different changes that have taken place, and the major implications of these changes.

Russell talks about AIDS (video). The Arc. 7 min. Call number: Disabilities- AV WC 503 R961
-Russell, a 27-year-old mildly retarded man who has learned that he is HIV positive, discusses the news with a friend. Includes beginning and ending commentary explaining why Russell got the disease. Intended for adults with mental retardation.

Taking charge (video): A family-centered case management project. Colorado Department of Education and Mile High Down Syndrome Association. 1990.(29 min.) Call number: Disabilities-AV WS 107 T136 1990
-Case management plays an integral role in parenting a developmentally disabled child. A group of parents and their study of case management are documented. Individualized Family Support Programs are described. As the families go through the program that teaches them how to develop their own case management studies, we see the barrier they must cross.

Unequal justice: The case for Johnny Lee Wilson (video). Institute on Disabilities, Pennsylvania's University Affiliated Program at Temple University.1995. (23 min.) video and discussion guide. Call number: Disabilities-AV KF 4741 U54 1995
-Examines the controversial case for Johnny Lee Wilson from a disabilities perspective. In this video documentary, Johnny Wilson and his family, lawyers and advocates speak out about what can happen when people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities come into conflict with the criminal justice system.

Unforgotten (videorecording/DVD): twenty-five years after Willowbrook/ a film by Danny Fisher and Jack Fisher. New York: City Lights Home Video, c2002. (56 min.) Call number: Disabilities-AV HV 3004 U56 2002.
-Examines the impact on patients and their families of Geraldo Rivera's expose in 1972 of conditions at the Willowbrook State School for people with developmental disabilities.


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