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Changes in understandings and perceptions of individuals, significant others and community supporters involved in a theatre company for adults with intellectual disabilities (2019)
Journal Article
Dickinson, D., & Hutchinson, N. (2019). Changes in understandings and perceptions of individuals, significant others and community supporters involved in a theatre company for adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(3), 691-705. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12564

Background: Theatre companies to show positive capabilities and identities of people with intellectual disabilities have been established. Existing research focuses upon sole theatre performances, and rarely includes the impacts on those in the immed... Read More

Families' experiences of raising concerns in health care services: an interpretative phenomenological analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Bright, N., Hutchinson, N., Oakes, P., & Marsland, D. (2018). Families' experiences of raising concerns in health care services: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(3), 405-412. doi:10.1111/jar.12419

Background This exploratory study aimed to increase understanding of the experiences of families of people with intellectual disabilities when noticing and raising concerns in services. A qualitative design was employed. Methods Seven participants (a... Read More

The effectiveness of intensive interaction, A systematic literature review (2015)
Journal Article
Hutchinson, N., & Bodicoat, A. (2015). The effectiveness of intensive interaction, A systematic literature review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 28(6), 437-454. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12138

Background Intensive Interaction is an approach used for communicating with people with profound and multiple intellectual disabilities or autism. It has gained increased recognition as a helpful technique, but the evidence has not been systematical... Read More

Further evaluation of the criterion validity of the Severe Impairment Battery for the assessment of cognitive functioning in adults with Down Syndrome (2010)
Journal Article
Hutchinson, N., & Oakes, P. (2011). Further evaluation of the criterion validity of the Severe Impairment Battery for the assessment of cognitive functioning in adults with Down Syndrome. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 24(2), 172-180. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00600.x

Background People with Down Syndrome are at significant risk of developing Alzheimer's disease as they get older and early assessment, diagnosis and intervention is essential. Neuro-psychological measures of cognitive functioning play an important pa... Read More