Introduction to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

An essential course for those who may be new to the I/DD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) field, or to their roles in the industry. This course instructs learners regarding:

  • A basic understanding of different types of I/DD, developmental delays and co-occurring diagnoses
  • A brief history of I/DD, including recent changes to improve supports and services
  • Roles of the State and other organizations that serve the I/DD community
  • The power of words and actions
  • Promoting dignity and respect through person-centered thinking

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