The developmental disabilities conference will focus on issues related to healthcare, social, community, and educational services which are of critical importance to the future of persons with DD. The program will provide an overview of issues related to the spectrum of services currently available as well as strategies for enhancing these services. The program format is designed to present a variety of expert viewpoints and encourage interaction with health professionals. The combination of didactic and workshop format will allow ample opportunity for participants to engage in discussion with the presenters. This educational program is designed for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, therapists, nutritionists, educators, home care providers, and other professionals interested in the delivery of care and services to persons with developmental disabilities.