NACC 2023 Webinar Series
Honoring and Supporting Grief and Loss in the Lives of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Families

For a long time, grief and loss in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, was essentially ignored and disenfranchised, often because of assumptions about levels of understanding or because the focus was on the grief of families. Yet they live in a world of relationships in which grief and loss are often ubiquitous. This webinar will address some of that history as well as rapidly growing resources for supporting grief and loss, including new initiatives focused on people with autism, their friends and families, caregivers, and professional helpers.

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