I’ve just published a new article on the problems with age-appropriateness concept. Hope it gets people talking about the pros and cons, rather than just accepting that because policy says it has to be it has to be.
Forster, S. (2010). Age-appropriateness: Enabler or barrier to a good life for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities? Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 35, 129-131. doi: 10.3109/13668251003694606