ConnectABILITY

It is not uncommon for young children to have allergies or intolerances to certain foods like nuts, eggs, and even milk. Planning and preparing for snacks and lunchtimes can sometimes be a challenging task. By working together as a team …
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  STEPS To Independence is a guidebook that provides an opportunity for individuals with an intellectual disability to determine how prepared they are for semi-independent living. It provides a holistic tool to help someone with their goal of living independently …
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Joan Plans for Her Future Health Care Needs Joan is in her late fifties. During the past year she has been diagnosed with a debilitating condition that will affect her independence. She has become aware that the nature of her …
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When leaving home, make sure that all doors and windows are locked – including the garage door. Watch out for people who are just hanging around and seem to be doing nothing, and do not carry large sums of money. …
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The vast majority of people with a developmental disability are supported in whole or in part by their family. In families where the person with a developmental disability is approaching older adulthood, family caregivers are already in their senior years. …
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Selected presentations from a daylong conference focusing on the concerns and support needs of people with a developmental disability who are aging. Held on June 28, 2012 in Toronto. Master of Ceremony: Colin Hamilton The sessions included here are: The …
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