Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

New e-Learning module is now available for disability professionals

Image - New e-Learning module is now available for disability professionals

“Supporting Mental Health in People with Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders”

The module aims to further understanding of autism spectrum disorder in people with intellectual disability and of the adaptations that may be considered when providing mental health support.

It covers topics such as:

  • What autism spectrum disorder is
  • Communication and socialising
  • Sensory sensitivities
  • Factors that may affect mental health in a person with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder
  • Signs of mental illness in a person with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder

The free e-learning resource can be accessed by a quick registration at www.idhealtheducation.edu.au.

Our e-learning modules have been specifically tailored to disability professionals and their unique role in providing support. Other modules available in this resource can be found here.

The e-learning site www.idhealtheducation.edu.au was launched in 2013 to educate people about intellectual disabilities and mental health. The modules have been developed by The Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN) and funded by Ageing Disability and Home Care, Family and Community Services.

Date Published
Tuesday, June 05, 2018

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