Dementia in Adults with Down Syndrome (DS)

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Live Webinar Air Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

As part of the "Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) Webinar Series," this Webinar focused on the needs of and supports for adults With Down Syndrome (DS). The purpose of the session was the following:

  • Increase awareness of the importance on developing observation skills on the changes that may be related to dementia
  • Understand how Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the older down syndrome adult increases the risk of ACSC and hospitalization
  • How, by implementing management strategies, this risk can be reduced