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 3942.

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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Challenging behaviours: The positive role of medication in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities
Challenging behaviours: The positive role of medication in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities

Monday 20 November 2017, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This meeting will review the co-occurring psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents with intellectual disability which are the targets of medication management

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Intellectual Disability Forum |
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Neurodevelopmental disorder prenatal alcohol exposure: Medical, psychiatric and social consequences
Neurodevelopmental disorder prenatal alcohol exposure: Medical, psychiatric and social consequences

Tuesday 22 May 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

The programme for this meeting will be available in due course

Day | Registration: | Organised by: Intellectual Disability Forum |
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Prevalence, risk factors and impact of diabetes in the non-disabled population: A global epidemic

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Sheba Jarvis reviews the current prevalence of diabetes both globally and in the UK.

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

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Fragile X syndrome

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Professor Jeremy Turk discusses fragile X syndrome and recent advances in behavioural phenotype research.

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

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Intellectual Disability Forum
T: +44 (0)20 7290 3942

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  • Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Journal of Intellectual 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.