2022 Nisonger Institute (5/13 from 9:00-12:00)

May 11th, 2022|

The 2022 Nisonger Institute is on Friday, May 13th: Nisonger Institute 2022 – Nisonger Center ( Addressing the Social Determinants of Health for People with Developmental Disabilities  People with developmental disabilities face multiple barriers that [...]

Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

May 2nd, 2022|

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.   The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is sharing the message “TOGETHER for Mental Health.”   Mental health is an important part of overall health. We need to [...]

How to Talk and Write About Autism (National Autistic Society)

April 26th, 2022|

The National Autistic Society provides guidance on how to talk and write about autism, which is based on a representative survey that included autistic individuals, family members, and professionals:

Good Practice Guide for Mental Health Treatment (National Autistic Society)

April 26th, 2022|

Are you a mental health professional providing treatment and therapy services to autistic individuals/individuals with autism? Check out the National Autistic Society's Good Practice Guide: The guide provides many strategies and useful tips for [...]

Autism Acceptance Month (AUCD – April 2022)

April 26th, 2022|

In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is hosting a series of webinars that will focus on the importance of mental health, suicide prevention, support, and social skills [...]

Why is it important that we include ALL adults with disabilities in research?

March 28th, 2022|

Why is it important that we include ALL adults with disabilities in research?   Check out the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center’s new clear language product to find the answer:   This publication summarizes [...]

Good mental health is essential to overall well-being

March 28th, 2022|

Good mental health is essential to overall well-being.   The Office on Women’s Health reported that over 20% of U.S. women experienced a mental health condition in the past year, such as depression or anxiety. [...]

Health Information for Women with Disabilities

March 21st, 2022|

Research has shown that many women with disabilities may not receive regular health screenings, including breast and cervical cancer screenings. These illnesses may be identified early with regular screening tests and targeted for treatment. The [...]

Intellectual and Developmental Disability Psychiatry Toolkit

March 14th, 2022|

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 [...]

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