Brief Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: SUPPORT WORK: THE FUNDAMENTALS

  • Core principles

Chapter 2: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

  • The language of intellectual disability

Chapter 3: AN OVERVIEW OF MENTAL ILLNESS

  • Common psychiatric disorders

Chapter 4: COMMON PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS

  • Factors impacting health

Chapter 5: WHEN THE PROBLEM IS PAIN

  • Assessing for pain

Chapter 6: BEHAVIOUR THAT HURTS

  • Self-injuring and aggressive behaviour

Chapter 7: SEXUALITY

  • Promoting healthy sexual expression
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