Part II: Healthcare Training for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Part II: Persons with Developmental Disabilities (WD2564) enables participants with a host of skills involving learning appropriate disability definitions, particularly developmental disabilities; substantial knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Developmental Disabilities & Bill of Rights Act of 200, and the Rehabilitation Act; learning common developmental disabilities and associated conditions; learning barriers to healthcare shared among people with disabilities; and developing/stating valuable skills to increase communication and rapport as it pertains to accurate assessment and quality care delivery for patients with developmental disabilities.

Please read each step before beginning.

Step 1:

Click link below to launch the Pre-test. At the end of the pre-test will be a link to launch PowerPoint Training (see Step 2).

Click here to launch pre-test. This will open in a new window.

For assistance contact Susan Havercamp:

Step 2:

Follow link to Powerpoint at the end of Pre-Test in Step 1.

At the end of the PowerPoint training presentation will be a link to the CDC website to receive your credit.

For assistance contact Susan Havercamp:

Step 3:

To complete online evaluation:

  1. Go to the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online (link available at the end of the PowerPoint training).  If you have not registered as a participant, click on New Participant to create a user ID and password; otherwise click on Participant Login and login.
  2. Once logged on to the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online website, you will be on the Participant Services page.  Click on Search and Register.  Use either search method to locate the course WD2564 and click on View.
  3. Click on the course.  The course information page will come up.  Scroll down to Register Here.  Click on the type of CE credit that you would like to receive and then Submit.  Three demographic questions will come up.  Complete the questions and then Submit.
  4. If you have already completed the course you may choose to go right to the evaluation.  Complete the evaluation and Submit.  A record of your course completion and your CE certificate will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section of your record.

If you have any questions or problems with this step, contact:

CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online 
Email at

PLEASE NOTE: After completing the course, you must go to the CDC website below to claim your CE. You will need to take a post-test in order to receive CE.

CDC website for CE:
If you have never taken a CDC CE course you will need to register for the system. If you have previously taken a  CDC course for CE sign in.

  • Once signed in, click on the Search option on the menu on the left side of the page.
  • For credit for Part I: Persons with Physical and Sensory Disabilities, type WB2695 in the search box.
  • For credit for Part II: Persons with Developmental Disabilities, type WD2564 in the search box.
  • Click on the title of the course. The course description will display. Scroll down to the box at the end and click the type of CE you are requesting and click Submit.


CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.0 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0.0 CDC provider number 98614.

Contact Susan Havercamp with comments about the training at
We hope you enjoy these courses and that they are helpful to you in your practice!