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3DN launches new intellectual disability resources for professionals and carers at Research to Action Day

Wed, 02 Aug 2017, 02:28 PM

Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN), July 2017

3DN has launched new must-have practical tools and resources designed to enhance the skills of professionals and carers who support people with an intellectual disability. The new resources were officially launched on 25 July 2017 by the Hon. Tanya Davies, Minister for Mental Health at a Research to Action Day which was kindly sponsored by NSW Health, and Ageing, Disability & Home Care, Family and Community Services. The day included presentations by carers, advocates, and health and disability professionals (some of whom were involved in the development of the resources), and workshop activities to help attendees become familiar with the resources and how they could be implemented. They day was well attended by health, mental health and disability professionals, carers and advocates, along with academics and those involved in policy development. 

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