Intellectual Disabilities Resources and References
Resources for Parents, Caregivers, and Siblings
Directory for locating educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities
The Arc provides a list of downloadable publications about intellectual disability
Self-help and advocacy
American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (Revised 4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (Revised 5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Foucault, M. (2006). Madness and Civilization : A history of insanity in the age of reason. New York: Routledge Press.
La Malfa, G., Lassi, S., Bertelli, M., & Placidi, G.F., (2004). Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 48(3), 262-267.
Thompson, J.R., Bryant, B.R., Campbell, E.M., Craig, E.M., Hughes, C., Rotholz, D.R., Silverman, W.P., Tasse, M.J., Wehmeyer, M.L., (2004). Supports Intensity Scale. Washington, D.C.: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities