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.

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