Curricula

Aiding Older Caregivers of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Tool Kit for State and Local Aging Agencies

Aiding Older Caregivers of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Tool Kit for State and Local Aging Agencies (2005). Baxley, D.L., Janicki, M.P., McCallion, P. & Zendell, A. This technical assistance manual explains how states can develop aging and developmental disability service network partnerships to better address the needs of older adults with I/DD …

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Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities (2002), Alvarez, T., Desi-Thalji, M., Wang, J., Budraja, S., Sundar, V. & Malik, C. This training curriculum provides information and resources on how assistive technologies (AT) and environmental interventions (EI) can address age related changes in function for older adults with I/DD in …

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Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do?

Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: What Can We Do? (2001). Dalton, A., Janicki, M. & McCallion, P. (Executive Producers), Albany, NY: The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council This CD-ROM video explains how adults with I/DD are affected by dementia and depicts their functional changes over time. It presents guidelines for early screenings …

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Person-Centered Planning for Later Life: Death and Dying – A Curriculum for Adults with Mental Retardation

Person-Centered Planning for Later Life: Death and Dying – A Curriculum for Adults with Mental Retardation (2000). Sterns, H.L., Kennedy, E.A. & Sed, C.M. This training curriculum helps adults with mental retardation understand death, dying and loss. It covers the concept of death; experiencing and coping with grief, mourning, comfort, and support; and death-related rituals …

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Voices That Count Training Package

Voices That Count Training Package (Videotape, DVD, or Audio Cassette) Presenter’s Guide (1993), Pederson, E., & Chaikin, M. Voices That Count prepares people with developmental disabilities to present to boards, committees and other decision-making groups about how to involve people with developmental disabilities. It empowers people to become part of the decision-making process that affects …

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Person-Centered Planning for Later Life: A Curriculum for Adults with Mental Retardation

Person-Centered Planning for Later Life: A Curriculum for Adults with Mental Retardation (1993). Sutton, E., Heller, T., Sterns, H.L., Factor, A. & Miklos, S. This research-based curriculum enables adults with mental retardation to actively plan for their later years by teaching aging concepts and choice making skills. The 20-week training, which includes a student notebook, …

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