Intellectual Disability in Adults
In this new initiative, Associate Professor Lynette Lee and Dr Juliana Rianto are establishing a new area of research into ageing and intellectual disability, rehabilitation and complex multiple disabilities. The work is supported by a grant from the NSW Department of Ageing Disability and Home Care.
- Developmental and Intellectual Disability Special Interest Group
DIDSIG is a special interest group within the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) which aims to:
- Improve the knowledge base of ARFM Fellows with an interest in the area of specialist care of adults with Intellectual Disability.
- Share experiences and seek the opinions of other Fellows on the special issues of transition of young people with disabilities to adult health care services.
- Develop position statements and respond to discussion papers on policy for people with Developmental and Intellectual Disability.
- Advise on curriculum development in other specialties in the area of living with Developmental and Intellectual Disability.
Health Care in People with Intellectual Disability Guidelines for General Practitioners
Produced by Centre for Developmental Disability Studies NSW Department of Health 2006
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Models of Supported Accommodation for people with a Disability
A Discussion Paper inviting feedback Department of Ageing, Disability & Home Care December 2004
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