Serving Adults Aging with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Challenges and Opportunities Part 1
The longer life span of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) presents both challenges and opportunities. This presentation will highlight demographic trends and age related changes and their impact on these adults, their families, and the service system. Furthermore, the presentation will focus on Innovative and promising practices to address these needs and support these adults in attaining fulfilling lives.
As a result of the presentation participants will:
- be able to identify major demographic trends affecting adults aging with IDD
- increase their awareness of age-related changes in health and social environmental aspects for adults aging with IDD
- learn about innovative models for supporting adults aging with IDD and their families
1.5 NASW CEUs at the LSW, LMSW & LCSW level