Office Organizational Tips

Office Organizational Tips for Patients with Developmental Disabilities

Tool Objective

This tip sheet provides suggestions for primary care providers regarding their office routines for adult patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This includes scheduling extra time and strategies for accommodating possible sensitivities.

Developed by

The Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Initiative (2011), Surrey Place, Toronto

The Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program is currently in the process of updating this 2011 practice resource to reflect the Primary care of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: 2018 Canadian consensus guidelines (Canadian Family Physician, Vol 64: April 2018). Updated practice resources are scheduled to be launched in October 2018.