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Disability Specific Resources: Developmental/Intellectual Disability

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Information: Developmental/Intellectual Disability
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This information guide is written by New Horizons Un-Limited. The guide provides information about this disability including Definition, Types, Causes, Characteristics, and Statistics. We envision a world with the inclusion and participation of individuals with disabilities in our communities, our workplaces and our lives so we also include information on Awareness, Viewpoint, Needs and Solutions, Therapy and Rehabilitation, On-line Discussion Forum, and where to go on the Internet to Learn More about this disability.

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Links to Publications by Others

About Obesity and Developmental Disability

This article is on the e How website, an on-line resource which describes developmentally disabled children are 40% more likely to become obese and therefore more prone to heart ailments. The article offers diet and exercise guidelines to prevent obesity.

A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

This is a comprehensive guide book by Ivan Brown and Maire Percy (Editor) Available at Barnes and Noble, it is only offered in hardcover form so an expensive prospect. Consider your local library or buying used if available.

Developmental Disabilities Sites of the States

An unofficial guide to State Developmental Disabilities Agency sites by the Developmental Disabilities Resource Center of Lakewood, Colorado.

New Sign Practical Oral Care for People with Developmental Disabilities

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health offers Practical Oral Care for People with Developmental Disabilities for health care professionals and caregivers and also offers the Practical Oral Care for People with Intellectual Disability. These are very practical and comprehensive guides on oral care.

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