Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

News & Events

Image - Urgent need for cause of death reporting system for Australians with intellectual disability
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
A total of 732 Australian adults with an intellectual disability died in NSW over six years, many from causes or conditions that could have been avoided with more appropriate health care and monitoring.
Monday, February 06, 2017
PhD Scholarship: Intellectual Disability, Mental Health and Offending Project NHMRC Partnerships for Better Health
Image - New e-Learning module on intellectual disability mental health now available!
Thursday, January 12, 2017
The new module aims to enhance the working relationship between disability professionals and other professionals involved in a person’s supports.
Monday, September 19, 2016
3DN have contributed two articles to a Dementia Awareness Month special issue published by the Australian Journal of Dementia Care.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
We are proud to announce the launch of the 3DN Art Gallery.
Image - Positive Cardiometabolic Health for People with an Intellectual Disability: Launch of New Early Intervention Framework and Resources
Friday, July 22, 2016
A new Early Intervention Framework and suite of online resources have been developed to support health professionals to address the specific cardiometabolic health needs of people with an intellectual disability.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
We are excited to announce new e-learning to promote improved mental health care for people with an intellectual disability is now available!
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
3DN has published its strategic plan for the next five years.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
3DN has released its annual report for 2015. The annual report can be accessed here.
Friday, June 10, 2016
A recent collaboration between 3DN and FMRC found that administrative rather than medically related reasons dominated presentations to general practice for people with an intellectual disability.


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