Understanding Fragile X Syndrome

Understanding Fragile X Syndrome

Raising a child with special needs can be challenging for many families. Through exemplary, compassionate care, the Independent Living Association has become a valuable resource for parents, providing hope and insight, while creating opportunities for their children...
Nursing in the World of IDD

Nursing in the World of IDD

What is the role of a nurse? And what separates a good nurse from an exceptional one? Working with intellectually and developmentally disabled adults, it is a nurse’s responsibility to provide ethical and developmentally appropriate care to their charges. A Lifetime...
Diabetes Prevention For IDD Individuals

Diabetes Prevention For IDD Individuals

The CDC states that approximately one in four Americans are living with a disability. This broad number encompasses various conditions that affect physical mobility, cognitive function, sight, vision, and the ability to live and care for themselves independently....