Dr Darren ChadwickVisiting Research Fellow

Specialist Areas

I am a specialist in the area of intellectual disability particularly focusing on the effectiveness of speech therapy, dysphagia management, and quality of life for this population.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

Caton S., Chadwick D., Chapman M., Mitchell D., Stansfield J. and Turnbull S. 2012. "Healthy Lifestyles for Adults with Intellectual Disability: Knowledge, Barriers and Facilitators." Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability - accepted

Davies G., Chadwick D.D., Cunningham D., Starling S., Duxbury J., Burton M. 2008. "The dental health of adults with learning disabilities - results of a pilot study" Journal of Disability and Oral Health, vol.9 no.3, pp.121-131

Chadwick D.D., Joliffe J., Goldbart J., Burton M. 2006. "Barriers to Caregiver Compliance with Eating and Drinking Recommendations for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Dysphagia" Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol.19 no.2, pp.153-162
issn: 1468-3148 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3148.2005.00250.x

Samuels R., Chadwick D.D. 2006. "Predictors of Asphyxiation Risk in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Dysphagia" Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol.50 no.5, pp.362-370
issn: 1365-2788 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2005.00784.x

Chadwick D.D., Craven M., Chapman M. 2005. "Fighting fit? An evaluation of health practitioner input to improve healthy living and reduce obesity for adults with learning disabilities" Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, vol.9 no.2, pp.131-144
issn: 1744-6295 doi: 10.1177/1744629505053926

Chapman M., Craven M., Chadwick D.D. 2005. "An Evaluation of Health Practitioner Input to Improve Healthy Living and Reduce Obesity for Adults with Learning Disabilities" Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, vol.9 no.2, pp.131-144
issn: 1744-6295 doi: 10.1177/1744629505053926

Chadwick D.D., Joliffe J., Goldbart J. 2003. "Adherence to Eating and Drinking Guidelines for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Dysphagia" American Journal on Mental Retardation, vol.108 no.3, pp.202-211
issn: 0895-8017 doi: 10.1352/0895-8017(2003)108<0202:ATEADG>2.0.CO;2

Samuels R., Chadwick D.D. 2002. "How I trained others in dysphagia: Fred the head stops mars bars in bed" Speech and Language Therapy in Practice, vol. no.3, pp.26-27
issn: 1368-2105

Chadwick D.D., Joliffe J., Goldbart J. 2002. "Carer Knowledge of Dysphagia Management Strategies" International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, vol.37 no.3, pp.345-357
issn: 1460-6984 doi: 10.1080/13682820210137196


Conference Presentations

Stansfield J., Chadwick D., Mitchell D., Caton S., Chapman M. and Turnbull S. 2012. "Self-image and interdependence: how older people with intellectual disabilities see themselves." - accepted for: IASSID Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Goldbart, J., Chadwick, D.D. and Buell, S. (2010) "Towards AAC: Communication interventions used with children and adults with PMLD", 14th Biennial International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Barcelona, Spain, 26-29 July
http://www.isaac-online.org/english/online-store/conference-proceedings

Goldbart, J. and Chadwick, D.D. (2008) "Therapists' decision-making in communication interventions for people with Profound Intellectual disabilities", People with Intellectual Disabilities: Citizens of the World, 13th IASSID World Congress, Cape Town, 25-30 August

Chapman M., Chadwick D.D. 2007. "Access to Dental Care for Adults with Learning Disabilities" at: MMU Research Institute for Health & Social Change 2007 Annual Conference, Health and Social Change: Challenges and Controversy. Manchester, UK.

Chapman M., Chadwick D.D. 2007. "Access to Dental Care for Adults with Learning Disabilities" at: Learning Disability Today. Manchester, UK.

Chadwick D.D., Chapman M., Davies G., Starling S. 2006. "Poster presentation: Access to health care for adults with intellectual disabilities" at: Seattle Club Conference. Kendal, UK.

Chadwick D.D., Davies G., Chapman M., Cunningham D., Starling S. 2006. "Access to Dental Care for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities" at: 'Bridging Research, Policy and Practice', 2nd International Congress of IASSID-Europe. Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Chadwick D.D. 2005. "Barriers to caregiver compliance with dysphagia management strategies for adults with intellectual disabilities and dysphagia" at: Mental Health Group Dietetic AGM, Caerphilly, Wales.

Chadwick D.D. 2005. "Dysphagia management for adults with intellectual disabilities and dysphagia: Compliance and barriers" at: Speech and Language Therapists ALD SIG, RCSLT. London, UK.

Chadwick D.D., Kevan F. 2004. "Comparison of speech and language therapist (SLT) and support staff judgement of the receptive communication skills of adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) and challenging behaviour" at: 12th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID). Montpellier, France. Proceedings of the IASSID World Congress.

Chadwick D.D., Cooper S.R., Jolley R.D. 2004. "Caregiver attitudes to signing by adults with intellectual disabilities" at: 12th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID). Montpellier, France. Proceedings of the IASSID World Congress.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J. 2004. "Effectiveness of training staff working with adults with intellectual disabilities in how to use signs to communicate" at: 12th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID). Montpellier, France. Proceedings of the IASSID World Congress.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J., Goldbart J. 2004. "Compliance with eating and drinking management strategies for adults with intellectual disabilities and dysphagia" at: 12th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID). Montpellier, France. Proceedings of the IASSID World Congress.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J. 2004. "Dysphagia in adults with intellectual disabilities: adherence and barriers" at: Focus on feeding Conference. Dublin, Eire.

Jolliffe J., Chadwick D.D. 2004. "Modifying Diets, Modifying Practice" at: Focus on feeding Conference. Dublin, Eire.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J., Goldbart J. 2003. "Caregiver knowledge and barriers to their compliance with dysphagia management strategies" at: 5th European CPLOL Congress, Evidence Based Practice: A challenge for Speech and Language Therapists, Heriott Watt Conference Centre. Edinburgh, UK. Proceedings of the 5th European CPLOL Congress.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J., Goldbart J. 2003. "Adherence to dysphagia management guidelines for adults with intellectual disabilities and dysphagia" at: 5th European CPLOL Congress, Evidence Based Practice: A challenge for Speech and Language Therapists, Heriott Watt Conference Centre. Edinburgh, UK. Proceedings of the 5th European CPLOL Congress.

Chadwick D.D., Evans R. 2003. "The Nutritional status of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Dysphagia following Speech and Language Therapy Intervention" at: 125th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Mental Retardation. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Proceedings of the 125th Annual Meeting of the AAMR.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J. 2003. "Effectiveness of training caregivers of adults with learning disabilities in how to use 20 signs to communicate" at: 125th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Mental Retardation. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Proceedings of the 125th Annual Meeting of the AAMR.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J., Goldbart J. 2003. "Barriers to caregiver compliance with eating and drinking recommendations for adults with intellectual disabilities and dysphagia" at: 125th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Mental Retardation. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Proceedings of the 125th Annual Meeting of the AAMR.

Chadwick D.D., Jolliffe J., Goldbart J. 2002. "Compliance with dysphagia management strategies for adults with intellectual disabilities and dysphagia" at: 124th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Mental Retardation. Orlando, Florida. Proceedings of the 124th Annual Meeting of the AAMR.

Other Types of Output

Samuels R., Chadwick D.D. 2002. "How I train others in dysphagia: Fred the head stops mars bars in bed" Speech and Language in Practice.

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

National Institute for Intellectual Disability
Trinity College
Dublin

Email: chadwid@tcd.ie