Trauma

Disability practice resource for trauma.

Attachment and trauma in people with an intellectual disability

Research shows people with disabilities are more likely to be a victim of some types of abuse, as compared to children without disabilities. It is important, therefore, to enhance awareness of these issues across the disability service system.

This document provides an overview and general information on trauma and attachment in people with intellectual disability. 

For more information, see Related resources.

Contacts
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Professional Practice
03 9096 8427
officeofprofessionalpractice@dhhs.vic.gov.au
50 Lonsdale Street Melbourne, 3000