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The Relationship Between Balance Measured With a Modified Bathroom Scale and Falls and Disability in Older Adults: A 6-Month Follow-Up Study

The Relationship Between Balance Measured With a Modified Bathroom Scale and Falls and Disability in Older Adults: A 6-Month Follow-Up Study

IntroductionThere are indications that older adults who suffer from poor balance have an increased risk for adverse health outcomes, such as falls, mobility-related disability, and disability in daily activities [1-4].

Joan Vermeulen, Jacques CL Neyens, Marieke D Spreeuwenberg, Erik van Rossum, April BCG Boessen, Walther Sipers, Luc P de Witte

J Med Internet Res 2015;17(5):e131


Investigating the Accessibility of Voice Assistants With Impaired Users: Mixed Methods Study

Investigating the Accessibility of Voice Assistants With Impaired Users: Mixed Methods Study

On the whole, these findings were confirmed by a following interview-based study with users with disability [7].Ballati and colleagues [17] investigated to what extent people affected by speech impairments could be understood by three different voice assistants

Fabio Masina, Valeria Orso, Patrik Pluchino, Giulia Dainese, Stefania Volpato, Cristian Nelini, Daniela Mapelli, Anna Spagnolli, Luciano Gamberini

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(9):e18431


Individualized Apartment Accommodation for People With Intellectual Disability: Protocol for a Qualitative Study Examining the Well-Being and Support Outcomes Linking Housing and Health

Individualized Apartment Accommodation for People With Intellectual Disability: Protocol for a Qualitative Study Examining the Well-Being and Support Outcomes Linking Housing and Health

IntroductionBeyond the Group Home and Into an ApartmentThe introduction of consumer-led health and disability funding across the world (including the United States, the United Kingdom, parts of Europe, and Australia) has changed in how disability housing support

Phillippa Carnemolla

JMIR Res Protoc 2020;9(8):e18248


Improving the Health of Individuals With Cerebral Palsy: Protocol for the Multidisciplinary Research Program MOVING ON WITH CP

Improving the Health of Individuals With Cerebral Palsy: Protocol for the Multidisciplinary Research Program MOVING ON WITH CP

In addition, cognitive impairment needs to be considered when applying for social insurance and disability benefits.In Sweden, children and youths with CP and certain other disabilities receive health care and treatment at habilitation centers free of charge

Ann Alriksson-Schmidt, Johan Jarl, Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet, Annika Lundkvist Josenby, Lena Westbom, Kate Himmelmann, Kristine Stadskleiv, Pia Ödman, Ingrid Svensson, Christian Antfolk, Nebojsa Malesevic, Ira Jeglinsky, Sanjib Saha, Gunnar Hägglund

JMIR Res Protoc 2019;8(10):e13883


The 12-item Self-Report World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS) 2.0 Administered Via the Internet to Individuals With Anxiety and Stress Disorders: A Psychometric Investigation Based on Data From Two Clinical Trials

The 12-item Self-Report World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS) 2.0 Administered Via the Internet to Individuals With Anxiety and Stress Disorders: A Psychometric Investigation Based on Data From Two Clinical Trials

IntroductionThe World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS 2.0) [1,2] is an assessment tool developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to measure disability and functional impairment in accordance with the International Classification

Erland Axelsson, Elin Lindsäter, Brjánn Ljótsson, Erik Andersson, Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf

JMIR Ment Health 2017;4(4):e58


Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mental Health Website for Adults With an Intellectual Disability: Qualitative Evaluation

Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mental Health Website for Adults With an Intellectual Disability: Qualitative Evaluation

IntroductionBackgroundAs a clinical term, intellectual disability (ID) denotes a lifelong impairment of cognitive functions that is associated with difficulties in a range of domains including, for example, learning and communication [1].

Chloe Watfern, Chloe Heck, Chris Rule, Peter Baldwin, Katherine M Boydell

JMIR Ment Health 2019;6(3):e12958


Assessment of Active Video Gaming Using Adapted Controllers by Individuals With Physical Disabilities: A Protocol

Assessment of Active Video Gaming Using Adapted Controllers by Individuals With Physical Disabilities: A Protocol

However, successful adaptations of game controllers to allow people with mobility impairments to play AVGs require not only modifications to allow satisfactory game play but also redesigns to assure that the player with a disability experiences a similar level

Laurie A Malone, Sangeetha Padalabalanarayanan, Justin McCroskey, Mohanraj Thirumalai

JMIR Res Protoc 2017;6(6):e116


The Needs of Older Adults With Disabilities With Regard to Adaptation to Aging and Home Care: Questionnaire Study

The Needs of Older Adults With Disabilities With Regard to Adaptation to Aging and Home Care: Questionnaire Study

of 400 questionnaires were administered to the participants, and 370 valid questionnaires were recovered.The selection criteria were as follows: age ≥60 years, permanent residence in Ningbo, living in the community for more than 6 months, diagnosed with a disability

Laiyou Li, Ning Sun, Libo Yu, Xiaoxin Dong, Jing Zhao, Yuchen Ying

JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol 2020;7(2):e16012


Computerized Cognitive Training in Children With Autism and Intellectual Disabilities: Feasibility and Satisfaction Study

Computerized Cognitive Training in Children With Autism and Intellectual Disabilities: Feasibility and Satisfaction Study

is possible that the high attrition rate may have been due to low motivation.Addressing Gaps in Working Memory Training in AutismAnother limitation in the existing cognitive training literature is the lack of research on children with ASD and intellectual disability

Songpoom Benyakorn, Catrina A Calub, Steven J Riley, Andrea Schneider, Ana-Maria Iosif, Marjorie Solomon, David Hessl, Julie B Schweitzer

JMIR Ment Health 2018;5(2):e40


A Multimedia Child Developmental Screening Checklist: Design and Validation

A Multimedia Child Developmental Screening Checklist: Design and Validation

IntroductionIdentifying disability early in life confers long-term benefits for children, particularly those with special needs.

Hsin-Yi Kathy Cheng, Li-Ying Chen, Chih-Hsiu Cheng, Yan-Ying Ju, Chia-Ling Chen, Kevin C Tseng

J Med Internet Res 2016;18(10):e277