Plain Language Summary – How to Locate Services Available to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: Caregiver Perspective Many parents of children with developmental disabilities do not feel like they know enough about resources available to their child. This information sheet talks about some resources for people with developmental disabilities of different ages. Note: Many of the […]
Plain Language Summary – Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Rural Access to Care People who have both a mental health diagnosis and a developmental disability diagnosis at thesame time can have difficulty getting good services. It is often easier for a person who only has one of these diagnoses at a time to find good […]
Plain Language Summary – Guardianship and Supported Decision Making When a person turns 18 in the United States, they are called a legal adult. A legal adult is given rights, like voting and signing forms for themselves. When a person becomes a legal adult, they usually become their own legal guardian too. A legal guardian […]
United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) analysis and article by type of disability showing mental health disabilities increase likelihood of food insecurity.
This article describes the gap in education and services for professionals who could be serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health conditions.
Rural Health Policy Brief is from policymakers and other stakeholders with a focus on children. This does have potential for wider application.
Glasgow Anxiety Scale for people with Intellectual Disability (GAS-ID): Development and psychometric properties of a new measure for use with people with mild intellectually disability
Intellectual Disability and Suicide Risk: An Exploratory Discussion
A Review of Suicidality in Persons with Intellectual Disability from the Israel Journal of Psychiatric Related Science (volume 43, number 4).
Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities