Physician's Quick Guide for Using the NTG-EDSD
A new informative NTG-EDSD guidesheet is now available for primary care physicians who may be seeing an adult with an intellectual disability with possible cognitive decline. The guide explains what the NTG-EDSD is and what information it contains. How to use the quick guide: (1) The NTG-EDSD is designed to help a clinician be informed about changes his/her patient may be experiencing. (2) As an agency staff or family member you should complete the NTG-EDSD based on your knowledge and observations of an adult with an intellectual disability. (3) Bring the NTG-EDSD with you to the medical visit and also give the examiner the Quick Guide. (4) Be prepared to have some questions and discuss your notations on the NTG-EDSD with the examiner.