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For People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

For People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
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Behavior Home Page, Kentucky Welcome The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling at UK (SERC) collaborated on this Web page on student behavior for many years. The purpose is to provide a format that allows school personnel, parents, and other professionals to gain access to information, to share effective practices, and to receive ongoing consultation and technical assistance concerning the full range of behavior problems and challenges displayed by children and youth in school and community settings, as well as other behavioral issues that may affect their success in school. Rifton | The MOVE Curriculum: an introduction The MOVE® program helps people with disabilities learn to sit, stand, walk and transition so they can participate more fully in family and community life. MOVE® is a stepped process that helps you assess your client’s ability and incrementally teach key motor skills. And it works. To find out more, explore these resources: Video Introduction to MOVE MOVE The one-page summary The Official MOVE Website The MOVE Textbook for Professionals Published research on MOVE assessment More MOVE Resources from Rifton Back to Top

Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) NOTICE: As of January 27, 2014, AIDD has a new address and phone number: Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Community Living, Washington, DC 20201; (202) 401-4541 AIDD is dedicated to ensuring that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families are able to fully participate in and contribute to all aspects of community life in the United States and its territories. Programs AIDD Programs Fact Sheet (PDF, 544KB) In each state or territory, the grantees form a Developmental Disabilities Network, or DD Network, that is uniquely positioned to meet the diverse needs of individuals with developmental disabilities in their state. While each entity within the network serves specific, sometimes disparate purposes, they were established with overlapping goals that facilitate collaboration and interconnectivity among the different units. State Councils on Developmental Disabilities State Protection & Advocacy Systems Related Programs

Home - National Down Syndrome Society Discipline Help: You Can Handle Them All Math and English Combined Redbird Mathematics: Advanced Edition and Language Arts are delivered entirely online and begins immediately upon completion of your enrollment. Skills Covered Redbird Mathematics: Advanced Edition systematically develops the foundations for Algebra readiness including: number systems, fractions, computation, proportional reasoning, expressions and equations, and critical topics in geometry and measurement. Language Arts & Writing contains five interwoven components – Parts of Speech, Sentence Structure, Sentence Composition, Paragraphs, and Reading – correspond to the latest English Language Arts standards. Download the Redbird Mathematics: Advanced Edition Course Outline and the Language Arts & Writing Course Outline. Recommended usage: 60-90 minutes per week, per course. On average, students complete one grade level within 5 months. Prerequisites: none System Requirements: These courses are available for laptop, desktop, and mobile tablet devices. Academic and Financial Policies

Youth Information and Training Resource Centers - Home Teach More/Love More A cognitive impairment is a condition where your child has some problems with ability to think and learn. Children with a cognitive impairment often have trouble with such school subjects as math and reading. A cognitive impairment also affects how a person will functions in everyday life, e.g., getting dressed and feeding oneself. With the right support from family and professionals, children learn to do things like walk, talk and read but they will do it at a different, perhaps slower pace. A cognitive impairment comes in different forms -- mild, moderate, severe and profound. You have made an important first step by reading more information on your child's disability. If your child is between ages birth to 3 years old, your child can be evaluated by a team of experts through the Early Steps Get more information: Visit more websites. ( can help you meet other parents and get services. return to table of contents What causes a cognitive impairment?

YSPP Youth Suicide Prevention Program: teen suicide, teenage suicide, suicide statistics TILT TABLES Within a motor, strength and balance re-education programme, these tilt tables help to gradually reach an erect posture from a static prone or supine position when patients are unable to load their own body weight on their lower limbs. The tilt adjustment can be either servo-assisted by gas springs, or electrical through wall power supply or battery-operated. Some models also provide for the table to be height-adjusted, should it need to be used for physical therapy sessions. Available motors for lift & tilt allow for different safe working loads, for example up to 140 kg or 180 kg. "Serious motor disabilities that require reaching or maintaining a standing position, for a certain period of time during the day" Research carried out by the Institute for Treatment and Research "S. The product code for Chinesport static tables depends on the configuration of the various options available. Some icons are shown for each model presented, for easier identification of the properties described.

National Down Syndrome Congress - NDSC promote the interests of people with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness, and information dissemination on all aspects of Down syndrome. The National Dropout Prevention Centers Portal RoWalker ‹ SPH Medical A unique solution for early mobilization In cooperation with a leading American hospital, Handicare has developed a unique, ergonomically designed walking aid for early mobilization, specifically for cardio-thoracic and abdominal post surgical users. The RoWalker is the gold standard of early patient mobility devices and is now being used in ICU’s, Med Surg, Ortho, Rehab, and many other departments in leading hospitals across the country. The RoWalker features integration for oxygen, drain bags and IV poles, and monitors to enable safe ambulation with fewer staff. Most notable are the seat flaps that allow resting and fall prevention. Safe and secure walking and standing training RoWalker400 offers safe and secure support during walking and standing training with users with impaired leg strenght and balance. Adjustable settings for individual adaptation Several adjustable settings ensure the perfect fit for every user. Accessories: Here is a video submitted by a happy RoWalker customer!

The ARC is an organization that works for and advocates for all people that have developmental disorders. They have multiple chapters that serve local areas. Each of those chapters offer a wide array of services. Services include, information and referral services, individual advocacy, self-advocacy initiatives, residential support, family support, employment programs, leisure and recreational programs. (comment by Emily) by dbardwell Mar 23