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Content Areas for Developmental Medicine 101

  • Appropriate referrals for adaptive equipment assessments
  • Common co-morbid conditions
  • Communication with patients with intellectual or communication disorders
  • Developmental screening
  • Disability culture/exam room etiquette
  • Expanded health maintenance recommendations for people with developmental disabilities
  • Legal rights of people with a developmental disability
  • Medical assessment of a change in behavior
  • Primary care clinician's role in leading the interdisciplinary team
  • Resources for adults with developmental disabilities, including eligibility criteria and how to refer