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Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities and their Aging Family Caregivers
Authors: Tamar Heller, Ph.D. & Alan Factor, Ph.D
Summary from the RRTCADD website:
"This fact sheet uses a question-and-answer format to present frequently requested information about aging with developmental disabilities. It provides an overview of demographics, age-related changes, service and support needs for older adults and their families, and new service models and resources."
Questions addressed include:
- How many older people are there with developmental disabilities?
- How do people with developmental disabilities age compared to the general population?
- What are the age-related concerns of adults with developmental disabilities and their families?
- What are the key aging service programs?
This fact sheet is a publication of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
-Summary taken from the RRTCADD website viewed on 1/24/11 (http://www.rrtcadd.org/Resource/Publications/General/Brief/Info.html)
|Name:||Tamar Heller, Ph.D.|
|Title:||Professor and UCEED Director|
|Organization:||Department of Disability and Human Development|
|Address:||436 Disability, Health, and Social Policy Building|
1640 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, Illinois 60608-6904
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|Phone:||312/413-1647; 800/996-884; TTY: 312/413-0453|
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