About Us

About AAIDD

Since 1876, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has been providing worldwide leadership in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. We're a powerful community of leaders with a strong voice and important mission.

AAIDD, (formerly AAMR -- American Association of Mental Retardation) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities. We're tireless promoters of progressive policies, sound research, effective practices and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

With membership over 5,000 strong in the United States and in 55 countries worldwide, AAIDD is the leader in advocating quality of life and rights for those with intellectual disabilities. Our top-tier member benefits such as professional training, publications and supports are created by and for professionals who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

As a member, you'll get the professional edge and network you need -- AAIDD members are an impressive group of dedicated professionals, boasting advanced degrees and extensive field experience.

For more information visit www.aaidd.org.

 

About Relias Academy

Relias Academy is a comprehensive Continuing Education solution for individual professionals and small organizations brought to you by Relias Learning.  For more information about our company, history, management team, and careers, please scroll down.

 

 

Our Company

As part of Relias Learning, Relias Academy provides access to our complete catalog of over 1,500 courses tailored specifically for the senior care, health and human services, corrections and law enforcement, and intellectual and developmental disabilities industries.  Owned by Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, the largest media company in Europe, Relias is an industry-leader in providing high-quality online CE.

It’s our mission to help clients achieve the highest quality practice and accreditation standards with online learning and compliance programs.  For large organizations, information on Learning Management System solutions can be found at www.reliaslearning.comRelias Learning is based in Cary, North Carolina.

  
  


Our History

Though the name Relias Learning is fairly new, we’ve been delivering online training programs to organizations with specialized needs since 2002.  By bringing together Silverchair Learning Systems, Essential Learning, Care2Learn, Upstairs Solutions, the Hospice Education Network, and Autism Training Solutions, we provide our clients with a wealth of courses and dedicated support to meet their compliance needs.

In addition, as an affiliate of Bertelsmann, Relias has access to all of the resources of one of the world's largest mass media companies.  This, coupled with strong partnerships with leading advocacy and professional organizations, enable us to create engaging, relevant, and up-to-date learning experiences.

  
  


Our Management Team

Innovative sucess requires strong, veteran leadership, and Relias Learning has some of the most experienced executives in the business.  For more information on our Executive Leadership Team, as well as their individual bios, please click here.

  
         


Relias Careers

Interested in working for Relias Learning?  We're always looking for the best and brightest to join our passionate team.  For a current listing of open positions, please click here.



         
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