Staff responsible for caring of individuals with intellectual disabilities include direct care staff, Qualified Intellectual Disability Persons (QIDPs) and nurses.  This course contains some medical terminology.
  • AD PowerPoint Presentation not available at this time.
  • AD Classroom Evaluation (pdf) - Print and complete form to hand in at end of class.
  • In class, view handout by saving to a laptop, flash drive, iPad, etc. Access to power outlets is not guaranteed.

Class start & end time

Note: do not use the same email address for multiple registrants.

Registration:  12:30 PM.  Class:  1:00 pm - 4:00 PM.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.  Class starts promptly at 1:00 PM
  • Training is provided at no cost to participants.
  • Snacks or lunch are not provided.
Click on date link(s) to register
  • 4/6/17, Carterville
    • Location and Parking: John A. Logan College (JALC), Workforce Development and Construction Management Building, Video Conference Room H122, 700 Logan College Road Carterville, IL 62918. Parking in Lot B. See John A. Logan campus map to locate building and parking.
  • 4/6/17, Chicago
    • Location and Parking:  Clinton Building, 401 South Clinton, Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) 5th Floor Video Conference Room, Chicago, IL 60607.  Building Security Phone: (312) 793-1853.  Please view the Public Transportation and Public Parking for site. 
  • 4/6/17, Springfield
    • Location and Parking: Southern Illinois University, SIU Telehealth Video Conference Room 1252, 913 N. Rutledge (South entrance), Springfield, IL 62702. Parking, SIU School of Medicine requires all visitors parked in its parking lots to display a one-day temporary parking permit. Permits may be purchased for $1.00 at registration. SIU issues a parking fine if no permit. Off-street parking is also available on Calhoun street.  See directions and map.
  • 8/10/17 mark your calendar.  Sites to be determined.

This introductory course is designed to assist staff persons in understanding the characteristics, theoretical pathologies, stages, symptoms and management of Alzheimer's Disease for individuals with an intellectual disability and Alzheimer's Disease.

Participants will learn: 

  • The characteristics of AD in DD
  • Normal aging in DD
  • Pathology of AD in DD
  • Risk factors for AD
  • Management of AD
  • Detection and diagnosis of AD in DD

You must sign in and out to receive the three (3) hours credit.

Three hours of Continuing Education Credits are being offered for all professional licenses.

QIDPs may also apply this training toward the 12 hours of continuing education credits requirement.

Presenter Division of Developmental Disabilities
Registration Confirmation
  • When you complete required Registration Form for a training event, you will be entered into the IDHS OneNet Learning Module system.
  • You will receive a registration confirmation at least two days in advance of the class to the email address listed on the online IDHS OneNet Learning Module Training Registration Form.
Cancel Your
To cancel your registration, please email the Bureau of Quality Management at or (217) 782-9438.
Training Canceled or Rescheduled
  • The Bureau of Quality Management will notify you by email listed on the online DD OneNet Learning Module Training Event Registration Form at least 24 hours prior to the event.
Certificate of Attendance
  • Upon completion of this training event the IDHS Presenter will provide registrants with a Certificate of Attendance to maintain as documentation of CEs for the training record files.
  • IDHS is no longer providing a transcript report of DD classes.

Contact Information for Assistance

If you have any questions about information, please contact: or the Bureau of Quality Management at (217) 782-9438.