Julian Trollor

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An innovative e-health tool for people with intellectual disability aims to improve their mental health care.

Intellectual disability healthcare

Professor Julian Trollor, who exposed the gaps in healthcare for people with intellectual disability, is giving evidence to a Royal Commission. 

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The most popular stories of 2019 take us from identifying semi-identical twins in pregnancy to reversing the negative effects of menopause. 

Intellectual disability deaths

Researchers have shown why people with intellectual disability experience lower life expectancy and suggest better public health could improve outcomes. 

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Mental health for more than 400,000 people in NSW living with an intellectual disability was the focus of a national roundtable at UNSW opened by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.

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The deaths of more than 700 Australian adults with an intellectual disability could have been avoided with more appropriate health care and monitoring, a UNSW study has revealed.

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Mental health treatment for the 135,000 people in New South Wales living with an intellectual disability is set to improve, thanks to a world-first manual to guide mental health professionals.

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The overwhelming sense of feeling ‘different’ is familiar to many of the 230,000 Australians living with autism. But how does that actually play out as an adult in day-to-day life? 

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A new resource is being launched to tackle mental health problems among people with an intellectual disability and to improve the system that is currently failing them.

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A leading researcher has been appointed to a new Chair at UNSW to drive efforts at improving support for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

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