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Caring for those with Developmental Disabilities
Caring for those with Developmental Disabilities
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Provide nationally accredited CE for Occupational and Physical Therapist alike.
Provide nationally accredited CE for Occupational and Physical Therapist alike.
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Friendships and connections with others play a very important role in the development and well-being of all people. However, those with developmental disabilities often have very few or no close personal...
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Friendships and connections with others play a very important role in the development and well-being of all people. However, those with developmental disabilities often have very few or no close personal connections and friendships within their communities. U.S. law offers people with developmental disabilities a safeguard in the form of a requirement that services offer the "most integrated" way to meet each person's needs. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for supporting clients in building and maintaining healthy social relationships. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
Friendships and connections with others play a very important role in the development and well-being of all people. However, those with developmental disabilities often have very few or no close personal connections and friendships within their communities. U.S. law offers people with developmental disabilities a safeguard in the form of a requirement that services offer the "most integrated" way to meet each person's needs. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for supporting clients in building and maintaining healthy social relationships. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
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Historically, those living with developmental disabilities in the United States faced much discrimination, segregation from others and exclusion from education, work, housing, and even from routine daily...
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Historically, those living with developmental disabilities in the United States faced much discrimination, segregation from others and exclusion from education, work, housing, and even from routine daily activities. Today, people with developmental disorders have the same basic legal, civil and human rights as other citizens. The U.S. Constitution, federal laws, and federal court decisions have established these rights. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals strategies for advocating for their clients and promoting their civil rights. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
Historically, those living with developmental disabilities in the United States faced much discrimination, segregation from others and exclusion from education, work, housing, and even from routine daily activities. Today, people with developmental disorders have the same basic legal, civil and human rights as other citizens. The U.S. Constitution, federal laws, and federal court decisions have established these rights. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals strategies for advocating for their clients and promoting their civil rights. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
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Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) mandates that those with disabilities will be afforded equal opportunity to benefit from all programs, services, and activities in their communities....
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Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) mandates that those with disabilities will be afforded equal opportunity to benefit from all programs, services, and activities in their communities. Community Inclusion Programs are designed to empower families and those with developmental disorders with the tools necessary to access supportive community members, community services, resources, activities and programs. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals ways to promote community inclusion for clients, patients, and residents. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) mandates that those with disabilities will be afforded equal opportunity to benefit from all programs, services, and activities in their communities. Community Inclusion Programs are designed to empower families and those with developmental disorders with the tools necessary to access supportive community members, community services, resources, activities and programs. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals ways to promote community inclusion for clients, patients, and residents. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
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Those with developmental disabilities generally need a team of specialists to help them navigate the education system and find and keep paid employment. Direct Support Professionals assist and support clients...
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Those with developmental disabilities generally need a team of specialists to help them navigate the education system and find and keep paid employment. Direct Support Professionals assist and support clients in learning new skills and strategies in school and at work.They may teach life skills or skills related to work, including job-specific skills, appropriate work behaviors and working with others. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for supporting clients, patients, and residents in education and employment. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals
Those with developmental disabilities generally need a team of specialists to help them navigate the education system and find and keep paid employment. Direct Support Professionals assist and support clients in learning new skills and strategies in school and at work.They may teach life skills or skills related to work, including job-specific skills, appropriate work behaviors and working with others. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for supporting clients, patients, and residents in education and employment. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is the field of endeavor addressing the communication and related needs of people who experience significant communication impairments. One's Quality of Life...
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is the field of endeavor addressing the communication and related needs of people who experience significant communication impairments. One's Quality of Life is dramatically and drastically altered when their ability to use natural speech is compromised, especially those with complex communication needs. The goal of AAC is to help people find the most effective communication possible. This course discusses AAC, who needs it, what tools are used, and how people are assessed during the process.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is the field of endeavor addressing the communication and related needs of people who experience significant communication impairments. One's Quality of Life is dramatically and drastically altered when their ability to use natural speech is compromised, especially those with complex communication needs. The goal of AAC is to help people find the most effective communication possible. This course discusses AAC, who needs it, what tools are used, and how people are assessed during the process.
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is the field of endeavor addressing the communication and related needs of people who experience significant communication impairments. One's Quality of Life...
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is the field of endeavor addressing the communication and related needs of people who experience significant communication impairments. One's Quality of Life is dramatically and drastically altered when their ability to use natural speech is compromised, especially those with complex communication needs. The goal of AAC is to help people find the most effective communication possible. This course discusses AAC, who needs it, what tools are used, and how people are assessed during the process.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is the field of endeavor addressing the communication and related needs of people who experience significant communication impairments. One's Quality of Life is dramatically and drastically altered when their ability to use natural speech is compromised, especially those with complex communication needs. The goal of AAC is to help people find the most effective communication possible. This course discusses AAC, who needs it, what tools are used, and how people are assessed during the process.
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Positive behavior support focuses on reducing and preventing the challenging behaviors associated with developmental disorders. Positive behavior support has proven to be a successful method for working with...
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Positive behavior support focuses on reducing and preventing the challenging behaviors associated with developmental disorders. Positive behavior support has proven to be a successful method for working with children and youth with developmental disorders. Experience has shown that positive behavior support that fully involves parents or other caregivers more often leads to positive results for clients with developmental disorders. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals how to support clients', patients', and residents' positive behavior.
Positive behavior support focuses on reducing and preventing the challenging behaviors associated with developmental disorders. Positive behavior support has proven to be a successful method for working with children and youth with developmental disorders. Experience has shown that positive behavior support that fully involves parents or other caregivers more often leads to positive results for clients with developmental disorders. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals how to support clients', patients', and residents' positive behavior.
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While most people with developmental disabilities can live and work in the community with a standard level of assistance, some have difficulties in consistently making good choices, which places them and...
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While most people with developmental disabilities can live and work in the community with a standard level of assistance, some have difficulties in consistently making good choices, which places them and others at risk. In these cases, clients need to be assessed to identify and address the areas of risk to prevent negative outcomes, and to help the client maintain and enhance the quality of life. The most effective planning involves the client, the client's family and all members of the support team. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for working with the support team to assess clients' support needs and levels of risk. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
While most people with developmental disabilities can live and work in the community with a standard level of assistance, some have difficulties in consistently making good choices, which places them and others at risk. In these cases, clients need to be assessed to identify and address the areas of risk to prevent negative outcomes, and to help the client maintain and enhance the quality of life. The most effective planning involves the client, the client's family and all members of the support team. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for working with the support team to assess clients' support needs and levels of risk. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
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Due to new legislation, litigation, advocacy and funding over the past few decades, the numbers of school-age children with developmental disabilities who are residing in residential institutions has been...
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Due to new legislation, litigation, advocacy and funding over the past few decades, the numbers of school-age children with developmental disabilities who are residing in residential institutions has been drastically reduced. The manner in which we educate students with disabilities has progressed dramatically, so that now services that are more appropriate for students with developmental disabilities are provided in public schools. This course provides techniques and strategies for facilitating the optimal learning experience for students with developmental disabilities.
Due to new legislation, litigation, advocacy and funding over the past few decades, the numbers of school-age children with developmental disabilities who are residing in residential institutions has been drastically reduced. The manner in which we educate students with disabilities has progressed dramatically, so that now services that are more appropriate for students with developmental disabilities are provided in public schools. This course provides techniques and strategies for facilitating the optimal learning experience for students with developmental disabilities.
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Developmental disorders are characterized as mental or physical impairments which begin before the age of 22 and last throughout a persons' lifetime. These impairments are called developmental disorders...
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Developmental disorders are characterized as mental or physical impairments which begin before the age of 22 and last throughout a persons' lifetime. These impairments are called developmental disorders because they are most often identified in children who are around 3 years old, a critical time in child development. Developmental disorders are severe chronic conditions due to mental and/or physical impairments. Problems with language, mobility, learning, and self-care are all associated with developmental disorders. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals about developmental disorders so they can better support clients, patients, and residents. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
Developmental disorders are characterized as mental or physical impairments which begin before the age of 22 and last throughout a persons' lifetime. These impairments are called developmental disorders because they are most often identified in children who are around 3 years old, a critical time in child development. Developmental disorders are severe chronic conditions due to mental and/or physical impairments. Problems with language, mobility, learning, and self-care are all associated with developmental disorders. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals about developmental disorders so they can better support clients, patients, and residents. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals.
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