Behavioral Health

Training Resources - Intellectual Disabilities Web Resources

The training resources and links on this page are provided for your information and do not indicate an endorsement by the Department of Health and Human  Services. The agency or organization associated with these links is solely responsible for the accuracy of information and the quality of training they provide.

American Association on Mental Retardation

Topic: Annual national and regional conferences; occasional seminars; publications.

College of Direct Support

Topics: Web-based orientation for direct support professionals in mental retardation services.

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation
Topic: Extensive links to other MR/DD web sites.

National Association on Dual Diagnosis
Topics: Training and information related to mental retardation and mental illness.


Topics: information and resource on positive practices that help people with developmental disabilities live, work and participate in our communities and improve the quality of their supports.

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities

Topics: Research, advocacy, training and technical assistance, publications, links

Special Olympics Maine

Topics: Information about Special Olympics events in Maine.


Topics: Annual national and regional conferences on persons with severe disabilities; publications; information on issues pertaining to significant developmental disability.

The Arc

Topics: national and state calendars of training related to Developmental Disabilities; fact sheets and position papers on a number of issues.