Posts about IDD Services
Addressing Trauma in Individuals with IDD
Recognizing whether an individual with IDD has experienced trauma can be difficult for caregivers. This blog looks at how organizations can address this challenge.
An Interview With ANCOR: How COVID-19 Is Impacting IDD Organizations
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact IDD organizations' ability to provide services. This blog looks at how they can leverage the data from a recent survey by ANCOR to help their communities.
Tips on Working with Local Businesses for IDD Job Development
Get some tips and guidance on supporting corporations to develop, implement and maintain neurodiversity hiring initiatives.
The 6 Building Blocks of Empowerment in IDD
The process of empowering another person is like building a strong tower of bricks. Here are 6 building blocks for creating a strong foundation for empowerment.
4 FAQs about Personnel Assessments for IDD Service Providers
Most sectors of the healthcare industry have been using personnel assessments for years, but these tools are new in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
What Makes IDD Nurses Different?
Finding the right nurse or filling in knowledge gaps of your current nursing staff can improve the quality of life of the individuals you serve, and it may even save lives.
Lack of Nursing Research in the Field of IDD
The lack of research and available evidence-based practice in the field of IDD is apparent. What steps can you take to make an impact on care?
IDD Nursing: The Challenges of Role Ambiguity and Diverse Settings
IDD nurses and the individuals they support deserve a synthesized approach to nursing care that addresses role ambiguity across settings.
Adults with Autism: Supporting Quality of Life
For those individuals who need significant care and supports, the transition into adulthood often is full of unknowns. What kinds of supports does an adult with autism need?
Obstacles to Healthcare for People with IDD
Providing health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities requires understanding multiple factors and numerous challenges.
Developing Supervisory Skills in QIDPs
For IDD service providers, improving the supervisory skills of their qualified intellectual disability professionals (QIDPs) is an essential part of any DSP retention strategy.