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News & Views

News & Views is the twice-monthly email newsletter written and edited by the National Center for START Services®. The emails include short editorials from our clinical leadership team, upcoming trainings, research updates and other resources relevant to supporting people with IDD and mental health needs.

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As we enter into the holiday season, it is important to recognize that there are differing responses to the excitement and increased activity during t... Learn More
The National Research Consortium (NRC) on Mental Health in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MHIDD) held their fourth annual meeting on Oct... Learn More
We were honored to participate in the first annual Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute - PCORI Science Fair on Capitol Hill in October! Learn More
Want to present your work in intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental health (IDD-MH) to a nationwide audience? Learn More
October was first designated as Down Syndrome Awareness Month in the 1980s and has been recognized every October since. It is a month to celebrate the... Learn More
FAQs on Mental Health and IDD
In observance of World Mental Health Day, we're sharing Frequently Asked Questions about mental health in people with IDD. Learn More
Welcome to "Spread the Word," a place in News and Views where we will focus on the importance of language in the work we do as a START network. Learn More
The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, a longtime partner and member of the National Research Consortium on MHIDD, has released the 2023 Psychothe... Learn More
Guest contributors Kevin Fox and Russell Lehmann share what advice they would give their younger selves to help anyone who may be nervous about going ... Learn More
Clinical Director Jill Hinton, PhD, and Chief Medical Advisor Jennifer McLaren, MD presented at the Annual Meeting of the American and Canadian Academ... Learn More

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