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4/14/2014

Aging Resources for Developmental Disabilities

Alzheimer's Association

The go-to resource for general information, connects families with local chapters for support, and has an abundance of helpful information and resources.
 
The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices

The ‘NTG’ is a coalition working toward ensuring that the needs and interests of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia – as well as their families and friends – are taken into account as part of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease. This page has screening tools and other resources specific to IDD and Dementia. 
 
The National Down Syndrome Society
Aims to support family caregivers by providing tools and strategies.
 
Down Syndrome Scotland

Provides information for families in a section called “Growing Older, Dementia.”


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