A systematic review of community participation measures for people with intellectual disabilities
Taylor-Roberts, L., Strohmaier, S., Jones, F. and Baker, P. 2019. A systematic review of community participation measures for people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12565
|Authors||Taylor-Roberts, L., Strohmaier, S., Jones, F. and Baker, P.|
Background: Community participation is considered a fundamental aspect of quality of life and one of the essential goals of services for people with intellectual disabilities (ID), yet there is no agreed way of measuring community participation.
Method: Two systematic searches were performed across eight electronic databases to identify measures of community participation and identify validation studies for each measure. Measures were included if they were developed for adults with ID, measured extent of participation and had published information regarding content and psychometric properties. Each measure was evaluated on the basis of psychometric properties and in relation to coverage of nine domains of community participation from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF).
Results: Eleven measures were selected with the quality rating scores varying substantially ranging from 2-11 of a possible 16.
Conclusions: The majority of measures were not sufficiently psychometrically tested. Findings suggest a need for the development of a psychometrically robust instrument.
|Journal||Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12565|
|Online||28 Jan 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||31 Jan 2019|
|Accepted||20 Dec 2018|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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