Abuse Prevention

Introduction to Persons With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities


Learning objectives:

• Learn what is an intellectual and developmental disability
• Important components to a welcoming place
• Considerations for talking with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
• Learn what is plain language, how to create accessible written materials and meetings

You will learn about persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This training will give you information that can help you with your work at The Arc.

Please watch the training and complete the SurveyMonkey linked below the video. You will need to complete the SurveyMonkey to show that you completed this training.


Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JD78N2X


Handouts and Resources

Introduction to Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
People First Language by Kathie Snow
Employing People with Disabilities: Disabilities Awareness
Employing People with Disabilities: Myths, Realities and Job Accommodations
Employing People with Disabilities: Workplace Culture