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.

Class start & end time

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

Registration:  8:30 AM.  Class:  9:00 am - 12:00 PM.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.  Class starts promptly at 9:00 AM
  • Training is provided at no cost to participants.
  • Snacks or lunch are not provided.
Click on date link(s) to register
  • July 14, 2016
    • Location and Parking:  Challenge Unlimited, Inc. Video Conference Room #4 Emmie L. Kaus Lane Alton, Illinois 62002.  Note: enter through the front door and use the phone to dial 1016 or 1012 to be let in the door. Parking:  in lot around building.
  • July 14, 2016
    • Location and Parking:  Clearbrook, Administrative Building, Computer Lab, 1835 West Central Road Arlington Heights, IL 60005.  Parking:  lot around Administrative Building.
  • July 14, 2016
    • Location and Parking:  Clinton Building, DHS HFS Office, 1st Floor Video Conference Room, 401 South Clinton, Chicago, Illinois  60607.  Note: Chicago Pay Parking Map and lots near building are located on Clinton and Tilden Streets or see Public Transportation Information.
  • July 14, 2016
    • Location and Parking:  Fox Developmental Center, First Floor Video Conference Room, Administrative Building, 134 West Main Street, Dwight, Illinois  60420.  Parking:  lot around Administrative Building .  Note:  due to railroad tracks construction, drive through Bank parking lot to Administrative building parking lot.
  • July 14, 2016
    • 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 parking and building location.
  • July 14, 2016
    • Location and Parking:  Malcolm Eaton Enterprises, Video Conference Room, 570 West Lamm Road Freeport, IL 61032.  Parking:  Lot around building. 
  • July 14, 2016
    • Location and Parking:  Southern Illinois University Telehealth, Video Conference Room 1252, 913 North Rutledge (South entrance), Springfield, IL 62702. Parking:  on street or must display a one-day temporary parking permit in SIU lots. Purchase $1 temporary permit at the SIU Security Building, 801 North Rutledge.
  • July 14, 2016
    • Location and Parking:  The Arc of Iroquois County Video Conference Room, 700 East Elm Street, Watseka, IL 60970.  Parking:  in lot around building.

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.