Individuals with disabilities, who also have a mental health disability, often depend on family members and direct support professionals to help them: (1) make psychiatric appointments; (2) track symptoms and progress; and (3) follow a treatment plan.


The Intellectual and Developmental Disability Psychiatry Toolkit from Ohio’s Department of Developmental Disabilities provides resources for individuals, family members, and doctors:


You can find the following videos on the website:

  • 5 Things to Know about Psychiatric Appointments
  • Intellectual Disability Psychiatry Guide and Resources for Physicians
  • A Conversation about Telepsychiatry