Specific life stage

Topics that address the needs of individuals with disabilities at different ages and stages in their lives.

Adolescents and young adults
For the Institute, this life stage includes transition-aged adolescents and young adults with disabilities approximately age fourteen to twenty four.
For the Institute, the adult life stage includes adults with disabilities approximately aged twenty five to sixty five.
For the Institute, this includes children with disabilities or at-risk children, approximately age five through fourteen.
Early childhood
For the Institute, the early childhood life stage includes newborns, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities or at-risk, as well as children up to eight years of age.
For the Institute, the senior life stage includes adults with disabilities who are seniors, or over sixty five years of age.