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Guidelines on Pathways to Care

A guide for parents and carers: Guidelines on Pathways to Care for children and adolescents with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour and/or mental health problems.  

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Devlopmental Psychiatry Clinic Evaluation

The Developmental Psychiatry Clinic has been evaluated by the Centre for Disability Studies. Access the document by clicking on the image below.

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Excutive Summary

View the executive summary of the "Leading the Way in Mental Health and Intellectual Disability" needs analysis report here.


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Volume 8 Issue 2 is now Ready!

The latest issue of the Journal of Mental Health for Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is now ready for your holiday reading!!

Highlights include:

  • Ewan’s story: Psychosis in Intellectual Disability and Autism by Ewan's parents and David Dossetor
  • 3DN Improving Mental Health and Well-being of People with Intellectual Disability
  • The Westmead Feelings Program 1 Launch by Dr Michelle Wong
  • The Medicine Cabinet: Medicinal Cannabis – why the fuss? by Judy Longworth
  • An Integrated Approach to Mental Health Care Provision for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual disability by Dr Peter Wurth, Dr Patrick Concannon, Helen Appleton, Andrew Frakes & Kerrie Nelson
  • The Knotted Cord: A book review  by Meena Rattan and David Dossetor
  • Connecting Animals with People: implications for well-being and therapeutic applications