The American experience
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The American experience

Wendy Nehring Acting Associate Dean for Educational Services and Professor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA

Nurses in the USA who specialise in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities perform a wide variety of roles. Wendy Nehring reports

As in other countries, the choice of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) as a nursing specialty is not common among nurses in the United States.

Learning Disability Practice. 6, 3, 20-22. doi: 10.7748/ldp2003.

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