Health, Behaviour, and Disability Conditions

TRAINING RESOURCES

Links to External Training Resources

To nominate a link to be listed here,
contact: Judith McKenzie
Judith.mckenzie@uct.ac.za

Physical Health

IASSIDD-Generated Training Resources

To nominate a link to be listed here,
contact: Michael Arthur-Kelly
michael.arthur-kelly@newcastle.edu.au

Physical Health

Mental Health

Mental Health: Resources for Community Health Workers

A mental health pocket guide, providing a simple introduction to mental and developmental health, including a section on child mental health with specific focus on intellectual disability and autism

A Manual of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for People with Mild Learning Disabilities and Common Mental Disorders

This resource is a guide for clinicians working with an individual with a learning difficulty who can benefit from cognitive behavior therapy. The resource is meant to be used by clinicians and practitioners. It provides a background on using cognitive behavior therapy with individuals with learning disabilities and overviews protocols for delivering this service to target anxiety and depression.

Mental Health

Challenging Behaviour

Positive Approaches to Support 

This resource is geared towards families who care for individuals with learning or developmental difficulties. It focuses on building positive supports for the individual as well as self-care for the family

Challenging Behaviour

Profound & Multiple Disabilites

Communication and people with the most complex needs: What works and why this is essential

This report provides some answers to the question “Communication and people with the most complex needs – what works and why this is essential?”

Some good ways to communicate with people with very complex needs

This is the easy read version.

Profound & Multiple Disabilities

List of resources and links for PIMD

This is a link to resources that have been used in workshops on profound intellectual and multiple disability.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jesse (2013) VIDEO

After her parents are killed in a car accident, 22 year old Kelly Turner finds herself in the overwhelming position of being the sole caregiver for her older brother Jesse who has autism. 13:45 minutes. Documentary.

Autistic Spectrum Disorders Toolkit

This website offers a wealth of information and resources related to ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Webinar

Presented by the Down Syndrome Research Program, Faculty of Humanities  and Social Science, University of Queensland, Australia on October 28, 2020

Co-hosted by: Down Syndrome Queensland, Down Syndrome Australia, IASSIDD Academy and the Down Syndrome Special Interest Research Group

Other Disability Conditions

Five training videos on childhood developmental problems

Five short training videos, modelling to health workers how they can have a conversation with parents to identify children with DD in their community and provide these families with support

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) 

The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) is the first and only world-wide group dedicated to the scientific study of intellectual disability.

Founded in 1964 as the International Association for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency, IASSIDD is an international, interdisciplinary and scientific non-governmental organization which promotes worldwide research and exchange of information on intellectual disabilities.

Office

Please contact the IASSIDD international office for questions about joining IASSIDD, renewing your membership or general questions.
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