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Overview for Aging and Intellectual Disabilities
July 23 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Understanding similarities and differences between the aging process and addressing safety and abuse concerns.
Presented by Dr. Rebecca Arvans, Ph.D., BCBA-D
After having participated in this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Distinguish between normal aging and pathological aging.
- Define ‘Intellectual Disability’ and identify aging patterns for Down Syndrome.
- Discuss the importance of a lifespan approach to healthy aging.
- Discuss health challenges and concerns for adults with Intellectual Disability across the lifespan.