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Aging with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Introduction

In this short video, Dr. Julie Moran introduces herself and her work on aging and IDD. We also hear from Bruce, an individual with IDD, who is concerned about his own aging. Dr. Moran gives an overview of the current aging generation along with healthcare disparities and other unique challenges faced by people with IDD. She introduces the most common conditions individuals with IDD face as they age.

This series was created in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services. TheĀ intended audience is caregivers, families, direct support professionals, residential managers, and service coordinators. For more information on Aging with IDD, please visit theĀ Department of Developmental Services.Ā 

Aging and IDD

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