Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

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Thursday, December 03, 2015
On behalf of President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs, it gives me pleasure to invite you to a special lecture at UNSW Australia “Improving the mental health and wellbeing of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities”. This event will be a chance to join us to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.
Flying high at UNSW: Rachael with her partner Erin on her graduation day in November.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
  Photo: Flying high at UNSW: Rachael with her partner Erin on her graduation day in November.  
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Monday, November 16, 2015
Please support us as we turn ugly and get moving for a good cause. Compared to men in the general population, men with intellectual or developmental disabilities:
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Hello and welcome to the first newsletter from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Adults with Autism (ALSAA). This year has marked the launch of the ALSAA and we are very excited about the initial fantastic response from the autism community.
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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Do you work with people with intellectual disability? Could you help us develop a new training resource?
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Prof Hagerman is a molecular geneticist with a principal interest in understanding the basis for neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases. In particular, the Hagerman lab has made a number of important observations related to the mechanism of gene expression of the fragile X (FMR1) gene, mutations of which are responsible for fragile X syndrome, the leading heritable form of mental impairment and leading known cause of autism.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Fixed Term – 12 months Part-time (28 hours per week) Salary: A$66K - A$75K per year, paid on a pro-rata basis (plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading) The School of Psychiatry is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable Project Officer to coordinate forums and events and oversee the development of both digital and non-digital knowledge translation resources in the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry.
Image - AADDM 2015: Positive Cardiometabolic Health for People with Intellectual Disability
Thursday, August 13, 2015
This half day, interactive workshop will assist health professionals to better identify and manage cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in people with an intellectual disability across the lifespan. Participants will develop and enhance their understanding of: Cardiometabolic risk factors in people with an intellectual disability, and their contribution to morbidity and mortality.
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Thursday, August 13, 2015
The program and presentation slides for the AADDM 2015 Workshop - to be held this Friday, August 14, 2015 - are now available for download. Please click on the attachments below to download the PDFs. For more information about the AADDM 2015 Workshop, please click here.
Image - AADDM Conference 2015: It's Alimentary
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
A lifespan approach to gastrointestinal conditions in people with intellectual disabilities Conference themes focus on Gastrointestinal Issues across the ages in people with Intellectual Disability

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