Course Code: REL-IDD-0-ODTD
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2026
Define the terms disability, developmental disability, and intellectual disability.
Identify common causes of disabilities.
List key features and support needs of different disabilities.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: What is a Disability?
The Impact of Disability
Severity of ID
Causes of Disabilities
Genetic Causes and Syndromes
Living with Disability
Social Model of Disability
Supports for People with Disabilities
Section 3: Types of Disabilities
Disabilities and Impairments
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Section 4: Conclusion
Katy Kunst, MBA, QIDP
Katy Kunst received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Master of Business Administration from Elon University. She has 14 years of experience serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their supporters, including roles as direct support professional, program director, and training facilitator. She has created and facilitated training on topics including non-violent crisis interventions, person-centered planning, cultural competence, quality service delivery, regulatory compliance, and a variety of topics related to IDD services.
Disclosure: Katy Kunst, MBA, QIDP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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