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Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities

LEND Calendar - Event Detail

Date:
4/20/2017

Event Name:
Social Support Networks of Aging Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Time:
2:00pm-3:00pm

Description:
This webinar will discuss emerging research and practice in supporting social networks of adults aging with intellectual disabilities. After a brief introduction on aging in this population, the webinar will discuss the role of social relations in later life and address the state of knowledge regarding the social support networks of older adults with intellectual disabilities. The webinar will provide a discussion of the role of support services in promoting informal networks and conclude with an exploration of the use of social network mapping and life story work in person-centered planning.

Location:
Online