Special Olympics Ireland and Trinity College Dublin Partner to offer Online Training to Allied Health Professionals
A free online training course is now available from the Trinity Center for Aging and Intellectual Disability thanks to a partnership between Trinity College Dublin and Special Olympics Ireland. The course is for all allied health workers (doctors, nurses, physical therapists, dentists, pharmacists, etc.) and provides an opportunity to understand the health needs of older adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). The course explores:
A short video introduction to the course can be found here and registration for the course can be completed here. In addition to this course, Trinity College Dublin has utilized data from the Intellectual Disability Supplement to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging to create infographics on the health disparities that people with ID face in Ireland.