Aging and Dementia with Intellectual with Intellectual Developmental Disability: What People with IDD can Teach Us


Where: Online Cost: Free

September’s Baycrest Behavioral Support Rounds will be focusing on developmental disability in long-term care. The informative webinar will be helpful for both students and healthcare providers.

The learning objectives of the Behavioral Support Round are to provide a broad understanding of aging in the IDD population, discuss similarities and differences in the average older adult with dementia and someone with IDD and dementia, and considerations for successful interactions.

The speakers of this event are:

Tara Resnick, BAA, RSSWG, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant, North York General Hospital

Claire Staniforth, M.Ed., Clinical Lead +45 Clinic, Surrey Place Centre

Mario Tsokas, BSW, RSW, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant, University Health Network

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The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Health Sciences, Bruyère, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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