Selected publications disability and disadvantage

2014

Emerson, E. & Hatton, C. (2014). Health Inequalities and People with Intellectual Disabilities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tomlinson, M., Yasamy, M.T., Emerson, E., Officer, A., Richler, D., & Saxena, S. (2014). Setting global research priorities for developmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities and autism. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research doi: 10.1111/jir.12106

2013

Allen, D., Langthorne, P., Tonge, B., Emerson, E., McGill, P., Fletcher, R., Dosen, A., & Kennedy, C. (2013), Towards the prevention of behavioural and psychiatric disorders in people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 26, 501-514.

Brown, I., Hatton, C., & Emerson, E. (2013). Quality of Life Indicators for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: Extending current practice. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities 51, 316-332.

Emerson, E. (2013). Commentary: Childhood exposure to environmental adversity and the well-being of people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57, 589-600. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01577.x

Emerson, E., & Brigham, P. (2013). Health behaviours and mental health status of parents with intellectual disabilities: Cross sectional study. Public Health 127, 1111-1116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2013.10.001

Emerson, E., Felce, D & Stancliffe, R. (2013). Issues concerning self-report data and population-based data sets involving people with intellectual disabilities. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities 51, 333-348.

Emerson., E & Halpin, S. (2013). Anti-social behaviour and police contact among 13-15 year English adolescents with and without mild/moderate intellectual disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 26, 362-369. DOI: 10.1111/jar.12041

Emerson, E., Honey, A., & Llewellyn, G. (2013). LEFT BEHIND 2013: Monitoring the social inclusion of young Australians with self reported long term health conditions, impairments or disabilities 2001-2011, Technical Report. Sydney: Centre for Disability Research and Policy.

Emerson, E., Honey, A., & Llewellyn, G. (2013). Disability Transitions Across The Life-Course: Preliminary Data From Australia. Sydney: Centre for Disability Research and Policy.

Emerson, E & Jahoda, A. (2013). Social and psychological factors as determinants of emotional and behavioral difficulties. In J. L. Taylor, W. R. Lindsay, R. P. Hastings & C. Hatton (eds) Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. p15-30. Chichester: Wiley.

Families Special Interest Research Group of IASSIDD (online 9 NOV 2013). Families supporting a child with intellectual or developmental disabilities: The current state of knowledge. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. DOI: 10.1111/jar.12078

Haider, S. I., Ansari, Z., Vaughan, L., Matters, H., & Emerson, E. (2013). Health and wellbeing of Victorian adults with and without an intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities 34, 4034-4042.

Hewit, A., Emerson, E., & Stancliffe, R. (2013). Introduction to the special issue: Community living and participation. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities 51, 393-7.

Hewit, A., Stancliffe, R., & Emerson, E. (2013). Community living and participation: Embracing the complexity and forging forward. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities 51, 423-7.

Llewellyn, G., Emerson, E., & Honey, A. (2013). LEFT BEHIND 2013: Monitoring the social inclusion of young Australians with self reported long term health conditions, impairments or disabilities 2001-2011. Sydney: Centre for Disability Research and Policy.

Totsika, V, Hastings, R.P., Emerson, E., Lancaster , G.A., Berridge, D.M., Vagenas, D. (2013). Is there a bidirectional relationship between maternal well-being and child behavior problems in autism spectrum disorders? Longitudinal analysis of a population-defined sample of young children. Autism Research 6, 201-11.

2012

Allerton, L., & Emerson, E. (2012). Individuals with impairments face significant barriers to accessing health services in the United Kingdom. Public Health 126, 920-927.

Doran, C.M., Einfeld, S.L., Madden, R.H., Otim, M., Horstead, S.K., Ellis, L.A., & Emerson, E. (2012) How much does intellectual disability really cost? First estimates for Australia. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability 37, 42-49.

Einfeld, S.L., Stancliffe, R.J., Gray, K.M., Sofronoff, K., Rice, L., Emerson, E., & Yasamy, M.T. (2012). Interventions provided by parents for children with intellectual disabilities in low and middle income countries. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 25, 135-142.

Emerson, E. (2012). Deprivation, ethnicity and the prevalence of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 66, 218-224.

Emerson, E. (2012). Understanding disabled childhoods: What can we learn from population-based studies? Children & Society 26, 214-222.

Emerson, E., Hatton, C., Dickson, K., Gone, R., Caine, A., & Bromley, J. (2012). Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities (2nd Edition). Chichester: Wiley.

Emerson, E., Llewellyn, G., Honey, A., & Kariuki, M. (2012). The lower well-being of young Australian adults with self-reported disability reflects their poorer living conditions rather than health issues. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36, 176-182. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00810.x

Emerson, E., Vick, B., Graham, H., Hatton, C., Llewellyn, G., Madden, R., Rechel, B., & Robertson, J. (2012). Disablement and health. In N Watson, C Thomas & A Roulestone (Eds) The Routledge Companion to Disability Studies. London: Routledge.

Emerson, E., Yasamy, M.T., & Saxena, S. (2012). Editorial: Scaling up support for children with developmental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 25, 96-98.

Llewellyn, G., Emerson, E., Honey, A., & Kariuki, M. (2012). Monitoring the Social Inclusion of Young Australians with Self-Reported Long Term Health Conditions, Impairments or Disabilities 2001 – 2009. Sydney: Centre for Disability Research & Policy, University of Sydney

Llewellyn, G., Emerson, E., Madden, R., & Honey, A. (2012). The Well-Being of Children with Disabilities in the Asia Pacific Region: An Analysis of UNICEF MICS 3 Survey Data from Bangladesh, Lao PDR, Mongolia and Thailand. Sydney: Centre for Disability Research & Policy, University of Sydney.

Robertson, J., Emerson, E., Hatton, C., & Yasamy, M.T. (2012). Efficacy of community-based rehabilitation for children with or at significant risk of intellectual disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: A Review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 25, 143-154.

Robertson, J., Hatton, C., Emerson, E., & Yasamy, M.T. (2012). The identification of children with, or at significant risk of, intellectual disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: A Review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 25, 99-118.

2011

Allerton, L., Welch, V., & Emerson, E. (2011). Health inequalities experienced by children and young people with intellectual disabilities: A review of literature from the United Kingdom. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities 15, 269–278.

Emerson, E. (2011). Health status and health risks of the ‘hidden majority’ of adults with intellectual disability. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities 49, 155-165.

Emerson, E. & Einfeld, S. (2011). Challenging Behaviour: Analysis and Intervention in People with Intellectual Disabilities (3rd Edition). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Emerson, E., Einfeld, S., & Stancliffe, R. (2011). Predictors of the persistence of conduct difficulties in children with cognitive delay. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines 52, 1184-1194.

Emerson, E., Madden, R., Graham, H., Llewellyn, G., Hatton., C., & Robertson, J. (2011). The health of disabled people and the social determinants of health. Public Health 125, 145-7.

Honey, A., Kariuki, M., Emerson, E., & Llewellyn, G. (2011). The mental health of young people with disabilities: Impact of social conditions. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology 46, 1-10.

Kariuki, M., Honey, A., Emerson, E., & Llewellyn, G. (2011). Mental health trajectories of young people after disability onset. Disability and Health Journal 4, 91-101.

Shahtahmasebi, S., Emerson, E., Berridge, D & Lancaster, G (2011). Child disability and the dynamics of family poverty, hardship and financial strain: Evidence from the UK. Journal of Social Policy 40, 653-673.

2010

Emerson, E. (2010). Self-reported exposure to disablism is associated with poorer self-reported health and well-being among adults with intellectual disabilities in England: Cross sectional survey. Public Health 124, 682-689.

Emerson, E. (2010). The quality of life of disabled children. In R Kober (Ed.) Enhancing the Quality of Life of Persons with Disabilities: From Theory to Practice. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Emerson, E., & Einfeld, S. (2010). Emotional and behavioural difficulties in young children with and without developmental delay: A bi-national perspective. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines 51, 583-93.

Emerson, E., Einfeld, S., & Stancliffe, R. (2010). The mental health of young children with intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology 45, 579-87.

Emerson, E., McCulloch, A., Graham, H., Blacher, J., Llewellyn, G., & Hatton, C. (2010). Socio-economic circumstances and risk of common psychiatric disorders among parents of young children with and without early cognitive delay in the UK. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disability 115, 30-42.

Emerson, E., & Robertson, J. (2010). Obesity in young Australian children with intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 5, 320-326.

Emerson, E., Shahtahmasebi, S., Berridge, D & Lancaster, G (2010). Factors associated with poverty transitions among families supporting a child with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability 35, 224-234.

Hatton, C., Emerson, E., Graham, H., Blacher, J., & Llewellyn, G. (2010). Changes in family composition and marital status in families with a young child with cognitive delay. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 23, 14-26.