Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Dr Anjali Bhardwaj recently attended the IASSIDD Asia-Pacific 3rd Regional Conference in Tokyo, Japan from 21st-24th August, focussing on ‘Multiformity and diversity: Combining individual care and community-based supports’. Anjali presented work on the Successful Ageing in Intellectual Disability (SAge-ID) project currently being undertaken at 3DN.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Health and disability professionals will receive additional training to provide expert care to thousands of people in NSW living with an intellectual disability and a mental illness following the launch of a ground-breaking e-learning website today launched by the Minister for Disability Services Andrew Constance and Minister for Mental Health Kevin Humphries. Please download the attachment below for the full media release.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Would you like to gain knowledge, skills and confidence to improve the mental health care of people with an intellectual disability? People with an intellectual disability have a higher rate of mental disorders than the general population, but have less access to mental health care.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
The SAge-ID team has released their first study newsletter. See attached for preliminary study findings, information on increased NSW target areas for study recruitment, an overview of our recent public forums and more!
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Two UNSW partnerships focusing on the mental health of rural children and people with intellectual disabilities have received $2.4 million in federal government health funding. This is the largest amount given to any institution in the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Projects.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Federal Minister for Health, Hon Tanya Plibersek has announced the outcomes of the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnerships for Better Health Second Call Grant Round 2012 in which UNSW has been successful.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), Department of Family and Community Services NSW (FACS) has announced today that the University of New South Wales is to be awarded a Chair in Intellectual Disability and Behaviour Support.
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
A newly established UNSW Chair in Intellectual Disability and Behaviour Support has been announced by the NSW Minister for Disability Services Andrew Constance. The research undertaken by the Chair will help build the capacity of the sector to work with people with an intellectual disability and challenging behaviours. An appointment to the Chair will be made later this year.
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
We would like to inform everyone that we have created an Ageing and Intellectual Disability Wikiversity page. This page contains useful information regarding the SAge-ID Study and the Experiences of Caring Study as well as the Community Forums that we've held.

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