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Transitions in Aging

Promoting Community Participation

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the meaning of retirement for individuals with developmental disabilities
  2. Define community participation
  3. Identify three key components to promote active community participation for individuals with developmental disabilities
  4. Identify strategies to foster a sense of belonging

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Notes and References

Specifically, we hope that, after completing this training module, you will be able to (1) discuss the meaning of retirement for individuals aging with a developmental disability, (2) define community participation, (3) identify three key components to promote active community participation for individuals with developmental disabilities, and (4) identify strategies to foster a sense of belonging.