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Transitions in Aging

Aging with Developmental Disabilities

Learning Outcomes

  1. Define successful aging for individuals with developmental disabilities
  2. List contributors to the development of secondary conditions
  3. Identify signs of early onset of aging
  4. Explain how pre-existing conditions may affect aging individuals with developmental disabilities

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Notes and References

We hope that by the end of this module, you will be able to: (1) define successful aging for individuals with developmental disabilities, (2) list factors contributing to the development of secondary conditions, (3) identify signs of early onset of aging, and (4) explain how pre-existing conditions may affect aging individuals with developmental disabilities.