Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

News & Events

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”
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.
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).

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