The following tools and resources can be used to learn more about people with IDDs and help you spread the Connectable message to your friends, family, and coworkers. If you have more questions, contact us at

For more information about the IDD community, check out our list of local nonprofits.


How Can I Connect?

People with IDDs can form strong personal connections like anyone else, but many people feel nervous about or don’t know how to approach them. When you do take the time to connect with a person with IDD, you’ll likely have a rewarding experience.

If you’re ready to connect with people with IDDs, read our Approachability fact sheet for tips on how to start a conversation, and check out the IDD nonprofits in our area.