Archived Educational Trainings

Below you can browse webinars on intellectual and developmental disabilities and dementia, future planning and caregiving. We update this page several times a year and if your organization has a webinar that is relevant to these topics, and would like to be considered for this page, please Contact Us!

Webinars on IDD and Dementia

ONEgeneration And The Arc

We often avoid having challenging discussions with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). However, it is important that an increased health risk or a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) be discussed with people with IDD using language and concepts that are understandable and respectful. In collaboration with ONEgeneration, the Arc hosted a webinar Talking About Dementia With People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and Future Planning-It’s Possible and Necessary.

These webinars both have ASL interpreters.

ONEgeneration And The National Task Group

The Rhode Island and Virginia Geriatric Education Centers and the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices

The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC), Virginia Geriatric Education Center (VGEC), and the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG) have partnered to create a 3-part webinar series to help participants understand critical differences between older adults and mid-life adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, identifying prevalence, onset, and types of dementia as well as medical and social supports. 

The Minnesota Department of Human Services

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has created an online educational training for families and persons giving care to adults with developmental disabilities, who are at risk of, or have been diagnosed with, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. The training is approximately 90 minutes and does not need to be completed in one sitting. 

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin

The National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center

The Resources for Integrated Care

Trinity College of Dublin

The Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability is an international and multi-disciplinary research center examining key issues in ageing and the life course, informing policy and debate at the national and local level. To mark World Alzheimer’s Day they created Dementia and Intellectual Disability: Turning hope into service transformation, as well as the National Intellectual Disability Memory Service Online Information Session

The 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference

Dr. Karen Warchman, Senior Lecturer at the University of Sterling Scotland, presented “Dementia and intellectual disability – Valuing the perspectives of people with intellectual disability” at the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference addressing the systemic barriers impacting adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and dementia and how to remedy this. The presentation is also available in Spanish. 

Advocate Medical Group

The Advocate Medical Group Adult Down Syndrome Center  provides healthcare services for individuals with Down syndrome and their families which includes research and education that focuses on improving the lives of people with Down syndrome. Dr. Brian Chicoine, the co-founder and medical director of the Center along with Dr. Katie Frank, an occupational therapist at the Center, created a presentation on healthy aging and Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in Adults with Down Syndrome.

Webinars on Growing Older and Future Planning

The Arc's Center for Future Planning

Webinars on Caregiving

The Family Caregiving Alliance

The Family Caregiving Alliance offers webinars, in both English and Spanish, on a variety of topics, that provide guidance, strategies, and resources to those who provide care to an individual with chronic conditions. 

Webinars on Dementia

The Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center

The Alzheimer’s Association Training and Education Center offer a wide range of no-cost educational courses on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, which are also offered in Spanish and available 24 hours a day. 

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

The UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program

The UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program is designed to help patients and their families with the complex medical, behavioral, and social needs of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. They offer online information on: