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What is I/DD?


Intellectual and developmental disabilities, or I/DD are disorders that begin in childhood. They have many causes and symptoms. Intellectual disabilities are disorders that involve the following...

  • Intellectual functioning. Also known as IQ, this refers to a person’s ability to learn, reason, make decisions, and solve problems.

  • Adaptive behaviors. These are skills necessary for day-to-day life, such as being able to communicate effectively, interact with others, and take care of oneself.


At DSJC our goal is to provide services targeted at improving the quality of life and promoting independence for the individuals we serve.

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