Choice Making for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Empowering individuals with IDD to make their own choices can help them overcome barriers
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) continue to face barriers to participating as equal members of society. They are often seen as unable to make choices or problem solve in their daily life.
This course provides Direct Support Professionals with an overview of teaching and supporting the choice-making process for people with IDD.
This course will help Direct Support Professionals:
- Use strategies to empower individuals with IDD to make their own choices
- Employ different techniques for offering choice-making to individuals with varying communication abilities
- Identify steps to teach problem-solving skills to individuals with IDD