Working Alongside People with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities

Support work with people with intellectual disabilities

Good health and well-being: online disability support worker training
Developed by National Disability Services Qld (NDS Qld) and the Queensland Centre for Intellectual Disability (QCIDD), this online resource provides Disability Support Workers and health workers with information and tools to equip them to support a person with disability with their health needs, leading to better health outcomes for the person they are supporting.
The resources available on this website are aimed at providing information and resources to assist Disability Support Workers to be able to support the health needs of people with disability.


MacDonald, S 2008, ‘Which Way is Justice? A Practice Manual for Supporting People with an Intellectual Disability in the Criminal Justice System’, Community Living Association, Inc., Voices Project 2008,


Milner, P., Kelly, B. (2009). Community participation and inclusion: people with disabilities defining their place, Disability & Society. 17 pgs,


The State of Queensland. (2007). Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Service. How to Build Good Boundaries in Support Work. Queensland Health 3 pgs,

AAMR. (2005). Guidelines for Interviewing People with Intellectual Disabilities- Supports Intensity Scale. AAMR. Washington, USA.