The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions and needs of lifelong education for people with developmental disabilities. A total of six workers in lifelong educational institute were participated, and in-depth interviews were conducted. Constant comparative method were used to analyze the data. Results showed four themes and nine sub-themes. Lifelong education meant as a foundation to improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. It was important to design an individualized lifelong program meeting individual needs and considering characteristics of developmental disability. People with developmental disabilities had experienced difficulties to participate in lifelong education in the community, and this led to the importance of inclusive lifelong education. Results showed the needs to build infrastructure including sufficient finance, practitioners, and program contents, and train practitioners with disability sensitivity as well as professional knowledge. Implications on how to improve the quality of lifelong education for developmental disabilities were discussed, and limitations and directions for the future research were suggested.