Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

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Image - 3DN's Snow Li and Lizzy Nguyen host workshop on artificial intelligence and emerging technologies
Monday, April 15, 2019
Our PhD candidate Snow and Lizzy have won a award to run a workshop on AI, healthcare and technology. The workshop is now featured on UNSW medicine newsletter. Please click here for the full article.
Image - New e-Learning module is now available for disability professionals
Monday, April 15, 2019
“Supporting Good Mental Health in People with Intellectual Disability”
Thursday, March 07, 2019
About the role - $85-91k p.a. plus (9.5% superannuation and leave loading) - 12 months Fixed Term position - Full-time - Located in Sydney, NSW - Job no: 496337
Thursday, March 07, 2019
About the role - $85-91k p.a. plus (9.5% superannuation and leave loading) - 12 months Fixed Term position - Full-time - Located in Sydney, NSW - Job no: 496337
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
3DN’s new study shows mortality of people with autism spectrum disorder is twice that of the general population. This Australian first research was conducted by 3DN’s PhD scholar Jane Hwang, Dr Preeyaporn Srasuebkul, Dr Kitty-Rose Foley, Dr Samuel Arnold, and Professor Julian Trollor, and was funded by the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC).
Friday, August 31, 2018
The 2018 National Roundtable on the Mental Health of People with Intellectual Disability was hosted at UNSW Sydney in March 2018 and brought together 130 clinicians, academics and sector representatives to workshop recommendations to improve mental health services and outcomes for this population.
Friday, August 17, 2018
People with intellectual disability who are over 40 years old can take part in a study about ageing. Carers can also be involved. For more information please go to https://tinyurl.com/yctayqzj or call Liz Evans or Rebecca Daly on (02) 9931 9160.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
3DN is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 Annual Report. Please click the cover image below to view the annual report.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
The research by UNSW 3DN, the Autism CRC, and the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University, explores why people on the autism spectrum are at significant increased risk of depression and suicidal thoughts compared to the general population.  In a national sample, almost half of the participants aged 14-80 years with autism were in the clinical range for depression, and 36% reported recent suicidal ideation.  Loneliness emerged as a risk factor for depression and suicidal idea

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