Intellectual Disability Forum

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We would welcome interest from members in joining our section council.  We have a number of vacancies on our Council for the next academic year.  For more information, please contact counciladmin@rsm.ac.uk or by phone 0207 290 2986.

 

About this section

Purpose:

The Intellectual Disability Forum is made up of a number of practitioners, academics and researchers from different disciplines who come together three times a year to explore and discuss the most up-to-date evidence on intellectual disabilities. The purpose of the Forum is to develop bespoke national conferences on Intellectual Disability topics.

Section members:

General Practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, professionals allied to medicine, care service workers, teachers, academics and researchers with an interest in the activities of the Forum.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.  We welcome service users and their family/paid carers to become Council members.

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Introduction and review of co-occurring psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents with intellectual disability

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Kieran O'Malley reviews the conceptual understanding of challenging behaviours as a clinical concept.

27 minutes | Organised by: Intellectual Disability Forum | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Complexity of capacity, consent and medication management in aggressive violent adolescents with organic brain dysfunction, especially NDPAE

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r Paul Connor looks at the impact of FASD on cognitive function and the issues this can present, particularly within the criminal justice system.

43 minutes | Organised by: Intellectual Disability Forum | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Intellectual Disability Forum
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  • Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews
  • British Journal of Learning Disabilities

 

Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.