Common Health Problems and Interventions for Persons with IDD

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It is important that direct support professionals, or DSPs, are aware of health problems that are likely to affect the people they support. Four common health problems in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or IDD, include ear infections, pressure injuries, cellulitis, and urinary tract infections. In this course, you will learn about the symptoms of these conditions, as well as how to respond to these conditions. DSPs may need to respond to other health conditions as well. For information about other common health needs seen in the IDD population, please refer to the course library.

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It is important that direct support professionals, or DSPs, are aware of health problems that are likely to affect the people they support. Four common health problems in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or IDD, include ear infections, pressure injuries, cellulitis, and urinary tract infections. In this course, you will learn about the symptoms of these conditions, as well as how to respond to these conditions. DSPs may need to respond to other health conditions as well. For information about other common health needs seen in the IDD population, please refer to the course library.

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