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Classification and Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Classification and Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities is an article presented by the University of Hertfordshire on diagnosis of mental health concerns in adults with intellectual disabilities.

Diagnostic Manual-Intellectual Disability Second Edition (DM-ID-2)

The DM-ID-2 provides state-of-the-art information concerning mental disorders in persons with intellectual disabilities. Grounded in evidence based methods and supported by the expert-consensus model, DM-ID-2 offers a broad examination of the issues involved in applying diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders to persons with intellectual disabilities. This is not a free product but can be found […]

NADD

NADD, an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs, is a leader in knowledge, training, policy, and advocacy for dual diagnosis.

Webinar – Strategies for Supporting People at the Intersection of Disabled and Transgender Identities​

Webinar – Strategies for Supporting People at the Intersection of Disabled and Transgender Identities​ Lydia Brown, L'18, poses for a portrait

Webinar – Strategies for Supporting People at the Intersection of Disabled and Transgender Identities​ Presenter: Lydia X. Z. Brown, Disability justice advocate, organizer, attorney, educator, and writer (Learn more about Lydia on their website) People who are both developmentally disabled and members of the queer, trans, and LGBTQIA+ communities are often ignored and excluded in […]

Webinar – Positive Identity Development: Identifying the Person, Not the Behavior

Webinar – Positive Identity Development: Identifying the Person, Not the Behavior

Webinar- Positive Identity Development: Identifying the Person, Not the Behavior Presenter: Dr. Karyn Harvey, MA Clinical Psychology, PhD Applied Developmental Psychology Positive Identity Development is an exciting new approach to working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This strengths-based strategy rejects reducing adults with disabilities to a compilation of their behaviors and instead nurtures each […]