Text adapted from "Intellectual and developmental disabilties" in Psychiatry in primary care by Yona Lunsky and Johanna Lake, (CAMH, 2019).
Surrey Place. The Canadian primary care guidelines for adults with IDD, along with practice tools, including the Decision-Making Checklist.
Mental Health in Autism. Includes a safety plan for coping with suicidal thoughts and an autism guide for GPs.
“Know Your Normal” toolkit. Developed by Ambitious about Autism, a UK-based campaign for young people with ASD.
Canadian Family Physician special issues. The online supplements to the April 2018 and April 2019 issues of the journal focus on IDD. The primary care guidelines for adults with IDD are in the April 2018 issue.
Breaking Bad News. Guidelines that clinicians and families and other caregivers can use to help adults with IDD understand and process difficult experiences.
Dual Diagnosis: An Information Guide, by Yona Lunsky and Jonathan Weiss, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 2012.
STOMP—Stopping Over-Medication of People with Learning Disability, Autism or Both. See the “Professional resources” section of this UK-based project about prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medication.
Brief Family Distress Scale. Assesses caregiver distress.