Healthcare Needs for People with IDD: Constipation

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Constipation is more common among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) than the general population, among both children and adults. Constipation can be difficult to identify or diagnose in the IDD population and carries with it several other health risks. This course will describe the signs and symptoms of constipation, including different types of constipation that might occur in individuals with IDD. This course will also discuss different treatments for constipation as well as ways Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) can help the people they support prevent constipation. This course is the third in a five-part series on health needs for people with IDD.

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Course Description

Constipation is more common among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) than the general population, among both children and adults. Constipation can be difficult to identify or diagnose in the IDD population and carries with it several other health risks. This course will describe the signs and symptoms of constipation, including different types of constipation that might occur in individuals with IDD. This course will also discuss different treatments for constipation as well as ways Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) can help the people they support prevent constipation. This course is the third in a five-part series on health needs for people with IDD.

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