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Learning Disabilities

Dual Diagnosis - A Guide for Caregivers

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

Healthy Transitions New York

Description

This guidebook gives caregivers the tools they need to understand how mental illness might look in a person with a developmental disability, and information on what to do and where to go for help. It was written in order to help caregivers to partner with health care providers. This guidebook was originally written in 2011 and was revised in 2015. It was created for the New York State Institute for Health Transition Training with grant support from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.

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Categories

Anxiety DisorderAutism Spectrum DisordersEvaluationsExtreme or Inappropriate BehaviorFixations/Limited InterestsGeneral Support for FamiliesIntellectual Disabilities/Mental DisabilitiesLearning DisabilitiesMental Health/Developmental DisabilitySerious Mental Health Issues

Related Terms

FBAddfunctional behavioral assessmentproblem behaviors
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