Documents and Policies

Tool Kit

Aiding Older Caregivers of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - a Tool Kit for State and Local Aging Agencies (PDF, 1.2 MB) Written by DiAnn L. Baxley, Matthew P. Janicki, Philip McCallion, and Anna Zendell. Made possible through a grant from the Administration on Aging to The Arc of the United States, in collaboration with the Center on Intellectual Disabilities, University at Albany, NY, and the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.

The following resources were developed by DiAnn Baxley, Project Director, Anna Zendell, and Jeanne Matich-Maroney as part of a grant from the Florida Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, in collaboration with the University at Albany, Center on Intellectual Disabilities. The materials are designed to open dialogue between school and home on the topic of providing sexuality education to children and adolescents with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The resources are copyrighted by the FL DD Council, but are free to download. Please contact the FL DD Council at the address listed on the inside cover of each document for mass reproduction.

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) is a federation of national Alzheimer societies around the world. These national societies represent family members of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. The societies offer information and help to Alzheimer families within their countries -- and in other countries, as well.

The Edinburgh Principles

These principles and guidelines were developed by the Edinburgh Working Group on Dementia Care Practices at a special meeting held in Edinburgh, Scotland (February 5-7, 2001) and called by the University of Stirling (Scotland), the University at Albany (USA), and the University of Illinois at Chicago (USA) to define internationally applicable working practices for the community supports of adults with intellectual disabilities affected by Alzheimer disease and related dementias.

Center for Excellence in Agng Services