MHDD Fact Sheets​

Plain Language Summary: SMART Goals & Mental Health Goal setting can be used as a therapeutic tool to improve mental ...
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Plain Language Summary: Universal Design Most people will have a disability during their lifetime or will know someone who does ...
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Resumen en lenguaje sencillo: Determinantes sociales que afectan la salud de la comunidad hispana/latinx con discapacidades Nota: Elegimos utilizar tanto ...
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Domestic violence can mean the abuse of children, other family members, and romantic partners. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is one ...
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Resumen en Lenguaje Sencillo: El Trastorno del Espectro Autista (TEA) y la Comunidad Hispana / Latinx La tasa o promedio ...
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Featured Resources​

Annual START National Training Institute

The START National Training Institute (SNTI) is a multi-day training institute designed to bring innovative, evidence-based research and practices to the START network and partners. Team members from all START Programs are highly encouraged to attend the annual Training Institute along with any professionals seeking to improve their understanding intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health challenges.

Autism Mental Health

Autism Mental Health provides many resources such as blog posts, news, and videos.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Children’s Mental Health

A webinar from the Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Shannon Haworth with AUCD presents as a Mom on challenges families face in accessing comprehensive services, as well as community and school based interventions; Dr. Cathy Pratt, BCBA-D regarding challenges from Indiana; Heidi Cloutier from University of New Hampshire.

Please note the webinar will not play on the Chrome web browser.

Behavioral/Emotional Concerns-Caregiver Checklist: for Adults with Intellectual and other Developmental Disabilities (IDD)

Behavioral/Emotional Concerns-Caregiver Checklist: for Adults with Intellectual and other Developmental Disabilities (IDD) is a 5-page checklist/screener for evaluating presenting behaviors of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and what could be causing their behaviors.

Classification and Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Classification and Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities is an article presented by the University of Hertfordshire on diagnosis of mental health concerns in adults with intellectual disabilities.

Columbia-Suicide Rating Scale

Columbia-Suicide Rating Scale helps navigate suicidality in the general population. This resource was not designed for people with developmental disabilities.

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