Nursing Care Resources for Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Across the Life Span (2003). Marks, B.A., Brown, A., Hahn, J.E. & Heller, T. The Nursing Clinics of North America: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 38(2), 373-393.
The resources encourage individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), along with their parents/families or caregivers to learn about a range of topics including advocacy issues, assistive technology (AT), communication, health care access, disability history and culture, health promotion, and disability related legislation. Additionally, age-specific resources are included to address particular needs of infants and young children, adolescents, and older persons. Lastly, resources related to professional associations and organizations that advocate and disseminate research findings for individuals with I/DD and their caregivers across the life span are provided.