Articles

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. 

COVID19

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

Education 

Disability and difference in higher education: be prepared for what you can't know N. Gee, Diversity & Equality in Health and Care, 2012

Mental Health 

Prescribing Psychotropic Medications in Patients with Intellectual Disability: Review and Clinical Pearls J. Gentile & D. Dixon, Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders, 2017

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

 

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