November 11th, 2023
I thought this was a great article for providers and their DSP’s. Please feel free to check out their other articles and resources and their training on person-centered practices!
Clinical Pearls in IDD Healthcare that are Important Knowledge for DSPs
By Craig Escudé, MD, FAAFP, FAADM, President of IntellectAbility
I started practicing in the field of healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the 1990s. I very quickly realized how little I knew about this field. I found myself being responsible for the healthcare of hundreds of people with IDD without fully understanding many concepts that I later learned were important. Most health professional schools do not provide training about the healthcare needs of people with IDD. Click here to read more…
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