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Product Information Learning Disabilities and Dementia

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This 6 page fact sheet reviews basic but important information about dementia and how it effects people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. It can be downloaded or printed as a pdf file, is laid out in an easy to read font and the text is written at a high school level.

Here are the main section headings:
-Learning disabilities and dementia

-What is different about dementia in someone with a learning disability?

-Risks of developing dementia?

-Symptoms of dementia in people with a learning disability

-After diagnosis

-Treatment and support

-Tips: supporting someone with a learning disability and dementia

-Other useful organizations

Based on review (with section titles copied) of the fact sheet as viewed online on 2/8/18 at https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20007/types_of_dementia/37/learning_disabilities_and_dementia
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This web site is maintained by the Research and Training Center on Community Living with support from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services, the Human Services Research Institute and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. E-mail weste050@umn.edu.
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