Are the Needs of North Dakota's Aging Population with Developmental Disabilities Being Overlooked?

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North Dakota is faced with the challenge of meeting the needs of its growing population of elderly persons aging with a developmental disability. The challenge of creating new service models presents itself to professionals in the fields of Aging and Developmental Disabilities. Traditionally, the aging person with a developmental disability has been sent to nursing homes or grouped into community programs with younger persons with developmental disability. North Dakota is looking toward the future of caring for this special population through integration with elderly without disabilities.

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Clark, Amy Klein May 2002.

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North Dakota is faced with the challenge of meeting the needs of its growing population of elderly persons aging with a developmental disability. The challenge of creating new service models presents itself to professionals in the fields of Aging and Developmental Disabilities. Traditionally, the aging person with a developmental disability has been sent to nursing homes or grouped into community programs with younger persons with developmental disability. North Dakota is looking toward the future of caring for this special population through integration with elderly without disabilities.

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Clark, Amy Klein. Are the Needs of North Dakota's Aging Population with Developmental Disabilities Being Overlooked?, thesis, May 2002; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3094/: accessed May 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .