Resources to help with the transition from teenager to adult

Community Living, Office of Developmental Programs and Supports Coordination

The mission of the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is to support Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities to achieve greater independence, choice and opportunity in their lives. The office seeks to continuously improve an effective system of accessible services and supports that are flexible, innovative and person-centered. Consolidated Waiver The Pennsylvania […]

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Higher Education

Pennsylvania is home to nearly 250 postsecondary and higher education institutions. This mix of public and private institutions provides a broad array of career choices for students to continue their studies on a full or part-time basis. Information about each institution is available through the EdNA (Educational Names and Addresses) […]

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Post-School Secondary Transition

Work is an important part of people’s lives. It means more than getting paid. It means being able to make your own choices about how you want to live your life. In addition to the information received through the school transition program, there are a vast amount of resources to […]

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Health Care Management of Adults with Down Syndrome

The family physician’s holistic approach to patients forms the basis of good health care for adults with Down syndrome. Patients with Down syndrome are likely to have a variety of illnesses, including thyroid disease, diabetes, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, hearing loss, atlantoaxial subluxation and Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to routine health […]

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