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Session Description: This session will present an overview of clinical care of the aging adult with developmental disabilities. The presenter will summarize the epidemiology of aging and developmental disability, propose a clinical approach to care tailored to this population, and provide concrete strategies to prevent and avoid common clinical errors made with this population.
Summarize existing knowledge about the aging trajectory in persons with developmental disabilities
Organize a clinical approach tailored to elders with developmental disabilities
Avoid common clinical errors made in caring for elders with developmental disabilities
Speaker(s): Carl V. Tyler, MD, MS, CMD
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