Mary-Ann O’Donovan

Cohort: 2011

Institution: RCSI

Thesis title: Exploring the interaction of choice, home and health for people ageing with an intellectual disability during transition in housing

Current affiliation: Intellectual Disability Supplement to TILDA (IDS-TILDA), TCD

Recent and on-going projects: IDS-TILDA wave 3; field research for wave 3 commences in 2016

Research interests:
Ageing, health, choice and transitions for people ageing with an intellectual disability
Disability issues, human rights, self-determination and equality
Policy analysis and implementation

Publications:

Reports:

McCarron, M et al (2014) Advancing Years, Different Challenges: Wave 2 IDS-TILDA: Findings on the ageing of People with an Intellectual Disability. Dublin: School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin

McGlinchey, E et al, (2014) Advancing Years, Different Challenges: Wave 2 IDS-TILDA: Findings on the ageing of People with an Intellectual Disability. An Accessible Report. Dublin: School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin

O’Donovan, MA, Doyle, A. (2010) Measure of Activity and Participation (MAP): Participation and ageing the experience of people on the NPSDD (Issue 4) Dublin: Health Research Board.

Doyle, A; O’Donovan, MA. (2008) Measure of Activity and Participation (MAP): the experience of people with neurological conditions (Issue 3) Dublin: Health Research Board.

O’Donovan, MA; Doyle, A (2007) Measure of Activity and Participation (MAP) World Health Organization’s Disability Assessment Schedule II (Issue 2) Dublin: Health Research Board

O’Donovan, MA; Doyle, A (2006) Measuring Activity and Participation of people with disabilities – an overview (Issue 1) Dublin: Health Research Board

Annual Reports:

O’Donovan, MA; et al The National Physical and Sensory Disability Database Committee (NPSDDC) Annual Reports for the years 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006. Dublin: Health Research Board

National Disability Authority (2005) ‘Measuring Health and Disability in Europe (MHADIE)’ (Issue 2.3). Dublin: National Disability Authority

Papers:

Gallagher, P; O’Donovan, MA; Doyle, A; Desmond, D (2011) ‘Environmental Barriers, Activity Limitation and Participation Restrictions experienced by people with major limb amputation’, Prosthetics & Orthotics International, 35 (3), 278-84

O’Donovan, MA; Good, A (2010) ‘Towards comparability of data: using the ICF to map the contrasting definitions of disability in Irish surveys and census, 2000–2006’, Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-8

O’Donovan, MA; Doyle, A; Gallagher, P (2009) ‘Barriers, Activities and Participation: Incorporating ICF into service planning datasets’, Disability and Rehabilitation, May, 1-8

Conference papers and presentations:
The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress, April 2015
Seattle Club Conference, UK, December 2014
IASSID Roundtable on Ageing and Intellectual Disability, 2013
IASSID 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Congress, August 2013
Psychology, Health & Medicine 10th Annual Conference, May 2013

Particular knowledge and skills Mary-Ann is willing to share with SPHeRE Programme scholars:

Specific topic areas
Intellectual disability
Ageing
Choice and self-determination
Policy

Software packages
Stata
SPSS

Methodological expertise
Quantitative research design
Qualitative interviewing and focus groups

General PhD skills
Writing
Policy analysis
Stakeholder engagement
Supervision

Contact email address: odonovm3@tcd.ie

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