#1 Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD): Addressing the Needs of a Hidden Population

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By Oregon Center on Behavioral Health and Justice Integration, Oregon Center on Behavioral Health, and Justice Integration. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Diane Scottaline, Executive Director of The Arc of Benton County, and Members of The Arc of Benton County, John and Cody, discuss:

What kinds of disabilities are included in this population?

Why is the community experiencing I/DD considered a hidden population regarding the intersection of behavioral health and criminal justice?

The importance of providing accommodations, not just services.

The use of CommCards to support communication and accommodation in educational, medical, and legal settings.

For more information about the intersection between criminal justice and behavioral health in Oregon, please check out our website and Facebook page.

Links:

CommCards page: https://www.arcacademy.org/commcard

OCBHJI website: http://www.ocbhji.org/podcast

OCBHJI Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OCBHJI/

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