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Flashcards in Lifespan - Adolescence & Adult Years Deck (27):
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T/F A gap in service & support system exists for some persons between 18-21

True!

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The focus in adolescence is on as much _______ & _________ independence as possible.

Social & Occupational

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Adolescents may be prepared by: (2)

Vocational Prep
Functional Academics

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4 Types of Vocational Training: (WCWC)

Work/Study
Career Education
Work Experience
Community Referenced Training

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Transition planning is intended for the transition from?

Adolescence to Adulthood

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Transition planning should begin:

2 Yeas Before student leaves school

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To be effective, transition planning relies on (3)

Effective HS programs
Broad range of adult services
Cooperative planning between school & community

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In addition, for a successful transition to adulthood we must educate onL

Sexuality - safe & responsible behaviour

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Why is adequate sexual education paramount for persons with ID?

Vulnerability to exploitation & abuse (2x more likely)

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Why is employment important? (3)

Contributes to Identity
Provides social contact/integration
Perceived 'member of society'
Money! More options :)

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Real work for real wages in real settings:

Competitive Employment

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Competitive employment can take place in 3 ways.

With no support services
With time-limited training & support services
With ongoing support services

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With ongoing support services is known as:

Supported Employment Model

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Supported employment support is based on:

Individual needs & not time-limited

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Here, a job coach provides intense one-2-one training, throughout day but may be faded - co-workers may also train

Individual Placement Model

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5-8 Individuals who have a crew supervisor. Community service jobs, landscaping/janitorial. Contract work.

Community Work Crew

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Here, 2-8 individuals work alongside non-disabled employees with continuous long-term support.

Enclave Model

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Established specifically for persons with ID, piece-work, sorting. Pay by unit/productivity. Low-pay, non-competitive.

Sheltered Employment Model

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Preferred living arrangements?

Supported apartment living (1-2ppl)

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Other living arrangements include:
CSHP (4)

Community residence
Semi-independent c support as needed
Housing co-op w/ volunteer support
Professional Parents/Foster Care

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Another difficult transition occurs at:

Retirement!

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Three step pre-retirement planning process:

1. Create awareness of retirement & lifestyle change
2. Identify wishes/dreams
3. Develop retirement plan (leisure initiation - cards)

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Persons with ID in retirement need to be involved in:

Recreational Activities

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Recommended pre-retirement is a..

Phase out/In process c mentor

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Adults with DS are at higher risk of:

Alzheimer's

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Average age of onset for Alz in DS

50

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DS increased alz because of...

Chromosomal Anomaly @ 21 site