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Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing

Research interests

Persons with Severe or Profound Intellectual and Motor Disabilities are at great risk of having unrecognized and untreated physical health problems. This group is characterized by the ‘combination’ of severe motor disabilities and severe or profound intellectual disabilities. In addition, this group suffers from sensory impairments (visual impairment and hearing impairment) and many health problems. Because of their profound intellectual disability, they can’t express their needs adequately. Furthermore, due to the complex impairments they are severely limited in tolerating regular diagnostic. There is a lack of specific instruments adapted to this severely disabled group. My PHD project focuses on gaining  knowledge about the prevalence of physical health problems and the measurements methods. In order to enhance quality of life.

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Research Output

De convergente validiteit van de ‘Signaleringslijst Verslikken’ bij mensen met (zeer) ernstige verstandelijke en meervoudige beperkingen

van Timmeren, E. A., Deddens, A., Van Schrojenstein Lantman de Valk, H., van der Schans, C., Krijnen, W., Waninge, A. & van der Putten, A. A. J., Sep 2019, In : Tijdschrift van Artsen voor Verstandelijk Gehandicapten. p. 132-135

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Open Access

The convergent validity of a Dutch Screening tool for Dysphagia (Signaleringslijst Verslikken) for people with severe or profound intellectual and multiple disabilities.

van Timmeren, E. A., Deddens, A., Van Schrojenstein Lantman de Valk, H., van der Schans, C., Krijnen, W., Waninge, A. & van der Putten, A. A. J., 2019, In : Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Patterns of multimorbidity in people with severe or profound intellectual and motor disabilities

    van Timmeren, E. A., Waninge, A., van Schrojenstein Lantman-de, H. M. J., van der Putten, A. A. J. & van der Schans, C. P., Aug 2017, In : Research in developmental disabilities. 67, p. 28-33

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Physical health issues in adults with severe or profound intellectual and motor disabilities: a systematic review of cross-sectional studies

    van Timmeren, D., van der Schans, C., van der Putten, A. A. J., Krijnen, W., Steenbergen, R., van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk, H. M. J. & Waninge, A., Jan 2017, In : Journal of intellectual disability research. 61, 1, p. 30-49

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

  • Prevalence of reported physical health problems in people with severe or profound intellectual and motor disabilities: a cross-sectional study of medical records and care plans

    van Timmeren, D., van der Putten, A. A. J., van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk, H. M. J., van der Schans, C. & Waninge, A., Nov 2016, In : Journal of intellectual disability research. 60, 11, p. 1109-1118

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Activities

    • 10 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 3 Participation in conference
    • 1 Oral presentation

    Studiemiddag Vereniging van Artsen voor Verstandelijk Gehandicapten

    Dinette van Timmeren (Speaker)
    24 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Workshops Innovatie Werkplaats Active Ageing van mensen met een verstandelijke beperking

    Dinette van Timmeren (Speaker)
    27 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    HG-overleg workshop

    Aly Waninge (Speaker), Dinette van Timmeren (Speaker)
    29 Mar 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    IWP Ontwerpcafé

    Aly Waninge (Speaker), E.A. van Timmeren (Speaker)
    23 May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course