CA-IDD is committed to disseminating information focused on improving the lives of individuals with IDD. We have complied a list of articles available to families, caregivers, and medical professionals.
Guidance for the treatment and management of COVID-19 among people with intellectual disabilities R. Alexander et al., Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, May 2020
Disability and difference in higher education: be prepared for what you can't know N. Gee, Diversity & Equality in Health and Care, 2012
Self-injurious behavior among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities L. Hagopian, Acta Psychopathologica, 2017
Psychopharmacology and Intellectual Disability: The Continuing Dilemmas of "Challenging Behavior" B. McCrearyl, Clinical Psychiatry, 2015
Palliative care and IDD
White Paper on Intellectual Disability and Palliative Care from the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC) A document from the European Association of Palliative Care (2015), establishing 13 norms for good practice and providing background information and resources to professionals.
Pain in the IDD population
How social care staff can recognise and manage pain in people with learning disabilities A guide from Public Health England