Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

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Image - Memorial for Emeritus Professor James Lance, AO, CBE, MD, FRCP, FRACP, FAA
Friday, August 23, 2019
Please join UNSW's Chancellor, Mr David Gonski, AC, senior members of UNSW's Faculty of Medicine, and fellow alumni at our memorial for Emeritus Professor James Lance, to share stories and remember a life well lived, and to the fullest. This memorial will be held at 2:30pm on Friday, 23 August 2019 in the Council Chambers, The Chancellery (C22), followed by light refreshments.
Image - New e-Learning module on transitions and life events is now available for disability professionals
Monday, August 12, 2019
“Providing Mental Health Support to People with Intellectual Disability through Transitions and Life Events" The module aims to further disability professionals’ understanding of how to support a person with intellectual disability through transitions and life events, ranging from adolescence to retirement and aged care. It covers topics such as:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
We are currently running a research project that aims to improve access to health care for people with intellectual disability. Part of this work is to learn more about the accessibility of health-related information for people with intellectual disability. It also aims to learn about the type information that people with intellectual disability want to access when they experience a health problem, and what makes health-related information accessible to them.
Image - New e-Learning module on end-of-life discussions is now available for disability professionals
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
“Engaging People with Intellectual Disability in End-of-Life Discussions and Providing Support at the End of the Life” The module aims to further disability professionals’ understanding of how to talk to a person with intellectual disability about end-of-life issues and how to provide support to a person at the end of their life.
Image - New e-Learning module on death and dying is now available for disability professionals
Monday, June 03, 2019
“Supporting People with Intellectual Disability to Understand and Cope with Death and Dying”
Friday, May 24, 2019
3DN has released the final report on the scoping project Equipping psychiatrists to meet the mental health needs of people with intellectual and developmental disability. 3DN collaborated with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) to examine current psychiatry workforce capacity and future training capacity in the area of intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) across Australia and New Zealand.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
3DN would like to announce that Professor Julian Trollor has received the prestigious RANZCP Senior Research Award for his achievements in advancing the mental health of people with ID.
Monday, May 13, 2019
3DN would like to announce the release of the Annual Report for 2018. Please click the cover image below to view the annual report.
Image - New e-Learning module on mental wellbeing is now available for disability professionals
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
“Supporting Good Mental Health in People with Intellectual Disability”

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