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Training Option: Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MHW-IDD)

August 22nd, 2022|

Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MHW-IDD) provides training for direct support professionals and healthcare professionals: https://training.mhw-idd.uthscsa.edu/ Professionals can earn Continuing Education Credits for completing different modules, such as: Co-Occurring Disorders [...]

Mental Health IS Health

August 8th, 2022|

Mental health IS health: https://www.mentalhealthishealth.us/ Our thoughts and feelings are part of our overall health. Thoughts and feelings change how we are doing each day. Feeling angry, sad, worried, or lonely is not good for [...]

Putting “ME” into measurement: Adapting self-report health measures for use with individuals with intellectual disability

August 1st, 2022|

The Nisonger RRTC team published a new paper called “Putting “ME” into measurement: Adapting self-report health measures for use with individuals with intellectual disability” in the journal Research in Developmental Disabilities: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2022.104298     Self-report [...]

LGBTQ+ Persons with a Disability

June 27th, 2022|

An estimated 3-5 million LGBTQ+ persons have a disability, but there is limited data about the experiences of LGBTQ+ people of color and people of color with disabilities.   More data collection and analyses are [...]

Proud to Celebrate Pride Month in June

June 6th, 2022|

June is Pride Month, and we are proud to support our LGBTQ+ community members!   Rainbow Groups are groups of self-advocates who are members of both the intellectual disability and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) community and [...]

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 25th, 2022|

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.   About 6% of the U.S. population identifies as Asian American or Pacific Islander.   Nearly 15% of this population reported having a mental illness in [...]

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 (osu.edu) 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 [...]

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