UCL Centre for Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Research



In this section you will find resources produced by CIDDR, either freely available to download, or where externally published, with information how to obtain these.

Manualised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression in adults with mild intellectual disabilities

This study, led by Angela Hassiotis, was funded by the UK Department of Health Research for Patient Benefit programme.

Full Reference:

Hassiotis, A., Serfaty, M., Azam, K., Martin, S., Strydom, A., & King, M. (2012). A Manual of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for People with Mild Learning Disabilities and Common Mental Disorders: A training guide to help professional therapists in treating people with communication and cognitive problems in CBT. Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust and University College London, 2012

Intellectual Disability Literacy Scale (IDLS)

The IDLS is available in two versions:

(1) using a vignette without diagnostic label (doc)

(2) using a vignette with diagnostic label (doc)

Scoring of the IDLS:

When using the unlabelled vignette use this guide for coding of responses to the vignette (doc)

Full Reference:

Scior,K. & Furnham,A. (2011). Development and validation of the Intellectual Disability Literacy Scale for assessment of knowledge, beliefs and attitudes to intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 1530-1541.