Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities is for Licensed Nurses working with patients with developmental and learning disabilities. Discuss the particular challenges and rewards of working in this area. Commiserate on developing care plans, working within group homes, fostering communication and strategies used to increase and maintain clients' optimal health.

  1. Software for RN Oversight
    by KyleC Feb 10, '15
    5
    txbornnurse
  2. How to get into developmental disability nursing?
    by KDalmostRN Apr 1, '16
    12
    gteague978
  3. On call stipend
    by HeartsomeRN Aug 26, '16
    5
    TAKOO01
  4. What is the dress code for nurses?
    by Blackcat99 Jun 28, '15
    8
    MinnieM2020
  5. Pay for RN working in group homes?
    by studentnurse9806 Jun 25, '15
    16
    angelhearty15
  6. What does an LPN do at a group home?
    by Lmomma Jan 19, '15
    6
    dianajh73
  7. Likes\dislikes
    by atrn4887 Mar 4
    2
    NurseLife88
  8. Self administration of medications
    by idget16 Sep 3, '15
    2
    Tooda
  9. New RN in dd nursing
    by RN420 Sep 4, '15
    3
    Tooda
  10. G/j tube spray
    by Rnbc1234 May 24, '14
    3
    jdub6
  11. Autism Nursing?
    by akcw1981 Jul 27, '15
    16
  12. PROTOCOLS
    by ID DON May 31, '16
    1
    txbornnurse
  13. Ready to do what I am passionate about
    by Ellinursing Mar 2, '16
    5
    Kitiger
  14. How much money can you make by adopting medically need children?
    by RNdynamic Mar 16, '16
    11
    elkpark
  15. Reportable?
    Poll by GonnaBSN Jul 30, '12
    14
    LTCRN4LIFE
  16. Language Regression in 10 month old - case management advice?
    by Mia415 Dec 12, '15
    10
    nurse2033
  17. Constant fighting amongst caregivers
    by Blackcat99 Oct 2, '15
    7
    TheCommuter
  18. Direct Care Staff / Aides for the Developmentally Disabled
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Dec 9, '13
    7
    Farawyn
  19. DDNA certification info
    by loveDDRN Dec 28, '10
    5
    awwberry
  20. A Valuable Lesson
    by jojo489 May 29, '15
    19
    momrn94
  21. RN Jobs working with children who have ASD
    by kayjo23 Jun 5, '13
    16
    Nurseworks
  22. Handling the "R" word
    by mercyteapot Sep 30, '11
    41
    Nurseworks
  23. Therapeutic positioning for non-walking individuals
    by KyleC Apr 14, '15
    2
    ceebeejay
  24. This is where I'm meant to be
    Article by jdd112 Mar 11, '15
    8
    jojo489
  25. Gossip
    by pppp87 Oct 28, '14
    1
    Simba&NalasMom
  26. Applied to 2 Residential DD programs
    by TheSpectator Apr 14, '15
    8
    Simba&NalasMom
  27. Newer nurse to DD/MR nursing
    by HappyNurse09 Nov 13, '10
    20
    Simba&NalasMom
  28. Direct Support Professional working with ID/DD individuals
    by swimmingfever00 Apr 30, '15
    3
    hope3456
  29. DDNA Certification
    by jryanrn Feb 8, '15
    3
    rotteluvr31
  30. Typical day for DD nurse?
    by pppp87 Apr 17, '14
    3
    Tyrob

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