Disorder Specific Resources

I. Intellectual Disabilities

1. American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Webinar Series (link)

Organizational Source: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2013 to present (ongoing series)

Description: This is a monthly 1 hour free webinar series for health care professionals about patients with intellectual disability topics.

Audience: (choose from the following)

Reviewer Comments: A high quality resource from an authoritative group, with a new topic each month that includes both child and adult intellectual disability topics. There is a phone cost to join the live webinar, but the webinars are also archived for free viewing later.

2. Intellectual Disability (link)

Organizational Source: National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS). “The National Advocate for People with Down Syndrome Since 1979.”

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2009 to the present

Description: A webinar series on a wide array of topics in intellectual disability including updates on health, education, research, and family life.

3. IACAPAP Textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Intellectual Disability (link)

Organizational Source: International Association of Child and Adolescent

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2012

Description: A 24 page overview of the epidemiology, etiology, clinical presentation, comorbid disorders, differential diagnosis, and management of intellectual disability.

Audience: (choose from the following)

Reviewer Comments: An outstanding resource which includes a useful table of common causes of intellectual disability and a helpful discussion of the clinical symptoms associated with intellectual disability. Of note, this was published prior to DSM-5 and does not take into account some of the changes which deemphasize IQ and replace with adaptive functioning.

4. Introduction to Intellectual Disabilities (link)

Organizational Source: The Arc for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Language(s): English

Publication Date: March 1, 2011

Description: A very brief handout for patients defining terms such as intellectual disability, intelligence, adaptive behavior, and explaining the evolution of the term intellectual disability.

Reviewer Comments: A useful overview handout for patients and their families when discussing intellectual disabilities

II. Communication Disorders

1. What Is Pragmatic Language Impairment? (link)

Organizational Source: RALLIcampaign

Language(s): English

Publication Date: Sept 13, 2012

Description: Dr Courtenay Norbury describes the main features of a language learning impairment called Pragmatic Language Impairment (PLI). She provides examples of how a person with PLI may see the world and the differences between autism spectrum disorders and PLI.

2. Differentiating Between Late Talkers and Language Disorders in Children (link)

Organizational Source: The Speech Stop

Language(s): English

Publication Date: Sept 11, 2012

Description: This video addresses what speech-language pathologists tend to look for when children present with language delays, to differentiate between those who will more than likely catch up and those who won't.

3. Communication disorders (link)

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2008-2010

Description: This is a playlist with examples of children with expressive language disorder, mixed receptive-expressive language disorder, stuttering, and expressive language disorder. In addition, a speech language pathologist discusses treatment of stuttering.

4. Considering Multiple Outcomes in Stuttering Treatment

Link: PowerPoint

Authors: J. Scott Yaruss, Ph D

Organizational Source: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Language(s): English

Publication Date: July 2, 2005

Description: This PowerPoint discusses the psychopathology, tools of measurement, and assessment of stuttering. It also takes a look at the social implications of stuttering and the perspective of the person suffering from a childhood-onset fluency disorder.

Resource Title: Social Communication Disorder

Subject (Disorder): Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder

Content: (psychopathology, assessment, treatment, other – please define) Psychopathology, assessment, challenges, treatment.

Link: PDF file

Authors: Lauren Franke, Psy. D.

Organizational Source: University of Indiana

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 6/7/2013

Last Updated:

Description: This is a PDF PowerPoint on social (pragmatic) communication disorder, exploring the definition, assessment, and challenges of the disorder. The document also explains how social communication disorder differs from autism spectrum disorder.

Audience: (choose from the following)

[x] Child psychiatrist
[x] Pediatrician/Allied Health professional
Public

Technical requirements (if known):

Reviewer Comments:

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N): Y

Resource Title: Fluency Disorders

Subject (Disorder): Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorders (Stuttering)

Content: (psychopathology, assessment, treatment, other – please define): Psychopathology, assessment, treatment

Link: PPT

Authors: Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction

Organizational Source: Pearson Education

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2006

Last Updated:

Description: This PowerPoint focuses on fluency disorders, including the history, definition, classification, and treatment of the disorder. They also present some case studies for better understanding.

Audience: (choose from the following)

[x] Child psychiatrist
[x] Pediatrician/Allied Health professional
Public

Technical requirements (if known):

Reviewer Comments:

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N): Y

Resource Title: Phonological Disorders

Subject (Disorder): Phonological Disorder (Speech Sound Disorder)

Content: (psychopathology, assessment, treatment, other – please define) Psychopathology, classification, assessment, treatment.

Link: PPT

Authors: Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction

Organizational Source: Pearson Education

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2006

Last Updated:

Description:In this presentation on speech sound disorder, background, definition, classification, and assessment are discussed. Case studies are presented for better understanding.

Audience: (choose from the following)

[x] Child psychiatrist
[x] Pediatrician/Allied Health professional
Public

Technical requirements (if known):

Reviewer Comments:

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N): Y

Resource Title: Language Disorders in Early and Later Childhood

Subject (Disorder): Language Disorder

Content: (psychopathology, assessment, treatment, other – please define) psychopathology, classification, assessment, treatment.

Link: PPT

Authors: Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction

Organizational Source: Pearson Education

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2006

Last Updated:

Description: The PowerPoint goes through the definition, prevalence, classification, and treatment strategies for language disorder. Cases are presented for better understanding.

Audience: (choose from the following)

[x] Child psychiatrist
[x] Pediatrician/Allied Health professional
Public

Technical requirements (if known):

Reviewer Comments:

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N): Y

Resource Title: Human Communication Disorders: Speech Disorders-Articulation and Phonology

Subject (Disorder): Articulation and Phonology Disorders

Content: (psychopathology, assessment, treatment, other – please define) Psychopathology, Definition, Classification, Assessment, Treatment

Link: PPT

Authors: Unknown

Organizational Source: University of Minnesota

Language(s): English

Publication Date: Unknown

Last Updated:

Description: The presentation focuses on articulation and phonological disorders, describing the disorders and going through classification and etiology.

Audience: (choose from the following)

[x] Child psychiatrist
[x] Pediatrician/Allied Health professional
Public

Technical requirements (if known):

Reviewer Comments:

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N): Y

Resource Title: Language Disorders-Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

Subject (Disorder): Language Disorders

Content: (psychopathology, assessment, treatment, other – please define) Psychopathology, Assessment, Development and Biological models of language

Link: PPT

Authors: Unknown

Organizational Source: University of Florida

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 11/2/04

Last Updated:

Description:Various aspects of language are defined, then the PowerPoint reviews the major types of speech disorders. Psychopathology is a major part of the presentation , with discussion on the brain’s role in language.

Audience: (choose from the following)

[x] Child psychiatrist
[x] Pediatrician/Allied Health professional
Public

Technical requirements (if known):

Reviewer Comments:

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N):

III. Motor Disorders

1. Tourette Syndrome in the Classroom, School and Community (link)

Organizational Source: www.tsa-usa.org

Language(s): English

Description:Excellent videos highlighting comorbidities, bullying, use of

Reviewer Comments: Great resource with lots of information on a variety of topics including comorbidities and educational interventions for patients with Tourette’s disorder

2. PowerPoint slides

Subject (Disorder): Tourette’s Disorder

Content: (psychopathology, assessment, treatment, other – please define)

Link:

https://www.msu.edu/course/asc/823c/2003%20Powerpoint%20Presentations/Tourette's%20Syndrome.ppt
http://users.phhp.ufl.edu/jhj/tourette.ppt
http://www.edst.purdue.edu/zentall/courses/Mild%20Characteristics%20ppts/24Tourettes.ppt
http://www.curtis1.com/curtis/powerpoints/tourettes.ppt
http://www.cedu.niu.edu/~conderman/240/TS.ppt
http://depts.washington.edu/uwconf/earlylearning/presentations/zinner.ppt

3. Tourette’s Disorder (link)

Organizational Source: US Dept of Health & Human Services

Language(s): English

Description:Excellent resource from NINDS

Reviewer Comments: Excellent resource from NINDS

4. Tourette’s Fact-sheet (link)

Organizational Source: NINDS

Language(s): English

Reviewer Comments:Good basic information

5. Resource from Mayo Clinic and APSARD

http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/tc/tourettes-disorder-topic-overview
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/tourette-syndrome/DS00541

Authors: N/A

Organizational Source: Mayo Clinic

Language(s): English

Publication Date: N/A

Last Updated: N/A

Description:

Audience: (choose from the following)

Child psychiatrist
Pediatrician/Allied Health professional
Public

Technical requirements (if known): Internet Connection

Reviewer Comments:

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N):

IV. Specific Learning Disorders

1. International Association for Child Psychiatry and Allied Professions online e-textbook Developmental Disorders Chapter 3: School Underachievement and Specific Learning Disorders (link)

Organizational Source: IACPAP

Language(s): English

Description: Excellent overview of specific learning disorders, including developmental issues, phenomenology, assessment, interventions and provides bridge to DSM 5

Reviewer Comments: Excellent overview of specific learning disorders, including developmental issues, phenomenology, assessment, interventions and provides bridge to DSM 5

2. Learning Disabilities Worldwide (link)

Organizational Source: Learning Disabilities Worldwide, Inc.

Language(s): Many—option to select country with content published in specific language

Publication Date: website, periodic updates

Description: comprehensive website that provides resources for parents, patients, educators, researchers and clinicians. Resources include assessment criteria, journal articles, and self- help materials and more.

Reviewer Comments: I would recommend this based on the breadth of topics and audience as well as level of detail and international applicability

3. Teaching LD — Information & Resources for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities (link)

Organizational Source: Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children. DLD is an international professional organization devoted to helping individuals with Learning Disabilities succeed.

Language(s): English

Publication Date: updated regularly

Description: Comprehensive website geared more toward consumers and teachers, though includes resources re: assessment, intervention and support, such as articles, tutorials, “Expert” Q and A, etc. Need a log in for some material and some is copyrighted.

Reviewer Comments: Comprehensive website geared more toward consumers and teachers, though includes resources re: assessment, intervention and support, such as articles, tutorials, “Expert” Q and A, etc. Need a log in for some material and some is copyrighted.

4. Specific Learning Disorders (link)

Organizational Source: AACAP CAPME

Language(s): English

Publication Date: January 2013

Description: Power Point presentation of an overview of assessment measures and interventions for children with learning disorders.

Reviewer Comments: Good overview of diagnostic criteria, psychoeducational testing and school interventions. Less universally applicable given some emphasis on US school system Some slides (e.g. neuronal images) may need a guide for direct use.

5. Psychoeducational Testing, Learning Disabilities, and School Consultation (link)

Organizational Source: AACAP CAPME

Language(s): English

Publication Date: June 2012

Description: Overview of psychoeducational testing, assessment of learning disorders and some interventions/working with schools

Reviewer Comments: Focuses on testing with examples that may require some guidance for use. Does include non-verbal learning disorders and strategies. Is US focused in terms of working with school system.

6. Practice Parameters for the Assessment and Treatment Of Children and Adolescents With Language and Learning Disorders (link)

Organizational Source: AACAP

Language(s): English

Publication Date: October 1998

Description: Comprehensive overview of etiology, assessment, clinical presentation and interventions, including psychoeducational testing.

Reviewer Comments: Comprehensive as noted above, but dated and based on DSM IV. Update is in progress.

V. Autism Spectrum Disorders

1. Autism Classroom (link)

Organizational Source: Autism Classroom

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2008 onwards

Description: A web based resource with “free” modules available under training and resources for practitioners and family. Includes helpful material such as templates for behavioral plans, labels and activities during sessions.

Reviewer Comments: Useful tools for providers and families alike – PowerPoint will be helpful

2. Autism Information for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (link)

Organizational Source: US Department of Health and Human Services

Language(s): English

Description: Helpful because of publication papers

Reviewer Comments: Text info is fairly basic but has streaming videos of Clinicians/researchers describing various issues (in English)

3. Autism Speaks (link)

Organizational Source: Autism Speaks

Language(s): Middle Eastern, Spanish, Korean

Last Updated: 2013

Description: Lots of Resources with different Language Support

Reviewer Comments: Comprehensive resource – nice graphics

4. CDC – Center for Disease Control and Prevention (link)

Language(s): English – Develop Screening Fact Sheet, Milestone Card. Tips for Talking with Parents Fact Sheet – Arabian, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish

Last Updated: 8/7/2012

Description:Comprehensive: site that can be helpful to CAP, parents, PCPs and educators

Reviewer Comments: Well organized with various free handouts for use with families

5. NIMH – National Institute of Mental Health: Autism Resources (link)

Organizational Source: NIMH

Language(s): English

Description: Helps with Differential Diagnosis and some suggestions for living arrangement

Reviewer Comments: Could potentially be a moderate help with minimal details but sufficient as initial resource

6. AACAP: Autism Resource Center (link)

Organizational Source: AACAP

Language(s): English

Last Updated: 7/2013

Description: Available links, research, training, articles, clinical resource

Reviewer Comments: Reliable

7. IACAPAP On-line Text Book: Autistic Spectrum Disorder. (link)

Organizational Source: IACAPAP

Language(s): English

Last Updated: 2012

Description: Textbook Chapter

Reviewer Comments: Very solid overview in text book format

VI. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

1. From the American Academy of Pediatrics, Clinical Practice Guideline; ADHD: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention—Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents (link)

Organizational Source: American Academy of Pediatrics

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2011

Last Updated: 2011

Description: Fairly self—explanatory

Reviewer Comments: Reasonably up‐to‐date general reference on ADHD, appropriate for primary care physicians but also useful for child and adolescent psychiatrists.

2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (from the IACAPAP Textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Section D: Externalizing Disorders) Subject (Disorder): ADHD (link)

Organizational Source: IACAPAP

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2012

Last Updated: 2012

Description: Textbook chapter (web‐available)

Comments: Reasonably well‐written and readable textbook chapter providing an overview of ADHD.

DSM-5 Compatible: (Y/N): Y (preliminarily)

3. School Psychiatry Program and MADI Resource Center Subject (Disorder): Multiple disorders, including ADHD (link)

Organizational Source: Massachusetts General Hospital, School Psychiatry Program, MADI Resource Center

Publication Date: 2010

Last Updated: 2010

Description: Website that consolidates key resources (particularly free ones) for ADHD and several other conditions

Reviewer Comments: Very helpful, comprehensive resource of materials needed to implement assessment and management of ADHD

4. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Diagnosis and management of ADHD in children, young people and adults (link)

Organizational Source: NICE

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2008

Last Updated: 2008

Description: Clinical guidelines, CG72

Comments: very helpful, provides a British perspective

5. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): audit support tools (link)

Organizational Source: NICE

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2008

Last Updated: 2008

Description:(limit to 2 sentences): audit tool CG72

6. ADHD Europe (link)

Organizational Source: ADHD EUROPE

Language(s): English

Last Updated: 2013

Description: an interesting page on ADHD from EU perspective

VII. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

1. IACAPAP Textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Schizophrenia (link)

Organizational Source: International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2012

Last Updated: Updated regularly because it is an online textbook

Description: This is an exciting online textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health which is free and internationally available and subject to criticism and update from child psychiatrists and mental health professionals. It covers the whole gamut of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

Reviewer Comments: This is an exciting online textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health which is free and internationally available and subject to criticism and update from child psychiatrists and mental health professionals. It covers the whole gamut of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

2. Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people — Recognition and management (link)

Organizational Source: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

Language(s): English

Publication Date: 2013

Last Updated: 2013

Description: Excellent guidelines for psychopathology assessment and treatment of psychosis in children and adolescents