It is important to understand how dementia or Alzheimer’s uniquely impacts people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) – particularly people with Down syndrome.
Thanks to a great collaboration with the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Upside Down, we have new resources to share that are informed directly by self-advocates and their families. Please download, share and use!
Taking Charge of Your Healthcare: A Dementia Guide by and for Self-Advocates
How you can Help Your Family Member: A Dementia Guide by and for Families
A Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Guide for Professionals: Feedback from Self-Advocates and Families