The Adult with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities




The Adult with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
A Resource Tool for Nutrition Professionals – 2008©
A Publication of Behavioral Health Nutrition
Copyright 2008 Behavioral Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

This resource tool is designed to provide an overview of nutrition in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It contains descriptions of IDD Diagnoses, Inherited Metabolic Disorders, and Common Nutritional Concerns in IDD and information and guidelines on nutrition assessment, common medication actions, dysphagia and mealtime issues, and intervention approaches and practice tips. Content was created, compiled and donated by BHN Nutrition Professionals.

The resource guide is offered as a downloadable set of PDF files. You will be able to scan, search, view and print selected sections of the resource guide using your Adobe Acrobat. The download also contains a copy of ADA Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitians (Generalist, Specialty, and Advanced) in Behavioral Health Care.

Included Files:
BHN IDD Resource Tool – PDF Format – (209 pages)
SOP-SOPP in BHN – PDF Format – (29 pages)

*BHN Members receive discounted pricing of $25/each. Your discount will be applied at checkout. You must be signed in to receive the discount. 


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