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Illinois Life Span Program of The Arc of Illinois Lunchtime Webinar – Aging of Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

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Date(s) - 09/10/2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Illinois Life Span Program of The Arc of Illinois Lunchtime Webinar – Aging of Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, presented by Lieke van Heumen, UIC

September 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please register for Illinois Life Span Program Lunchtime Webinar – Aging of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities on Sep 10, 2019 12:00 PM CDT at:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4666100148670947084

Lieke van Heumen is a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). This presentation includes a brief introduction to aging of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and provides an overview of challenges experienced by this population to age well and supports that can be provided.

Agenda:

Introduction to aging with I/DD

Challenges and supports

  • Health
  • Dementia
  • Social Relations
  • Death and Dying

Questions

About our Presenter: Lieke van Heumen is a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her research focuses on aging of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. She is a 2015 graduate of the PhD program in Disability Studies at UIC. She received both her undergraduate and master degrees in psychology with a specialization in gerontology from the Radboud University in the Netherlands. Lieke worked as a psychologist in five group homes for people with intellectual disabilities in the Netherlands.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note that there are no CEUs provided for our Lunchtime webinars. Thank you!

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