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According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are characterized by onset in the developmental period and include both intellectual and adaptive functioning deficits in conceptual, social, or practical domains that limit functioning in one or more areas of daily life (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013). Occupational therapists provide interventions for individuals with IDD however there are gaps surrounding occupation-based leisure and recreation activities (Kalijaca, et al 2019). Purpose: The purpose of this project is to create an activity program for individuals with IDD to increase participation and performance in leisure and recreation activities.
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences
Activity program, Intellectual and developmental disabilities; Programs for I/IDD individuals
Medical Subject Headings
Occupational therapists, Developmental disabilities, Recreation, Leisure activities
Disability Studies | Occupational Therapy
Wright, R., & Boykin, K. (2023, October 1). An Activity Program for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Poster presented at the Virtual OTD Capstone Symposium, University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. Retrieved from https://soar.usa.edu/otdcapstonesfall2023/9