Mater Intellectual Disability and Autism Service

Mater Intellectual and Disability and Autism Services (formerly QCIDD) is a state-wide service which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of adults with intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities through clinical […]

Royal Children’s Hospital Neurodevelopment and Disability department

The Neurodevelopment and Disability team at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne are specialists with a range of expertise who promote the highest standards of care for children with developmental disabilities and their families.

We provide care for children with: developmental concerns; cerebral palsy; intellectual disability; autism spectrum disorder; spina bifida and other developmental and long-term disabilities

Dr Clint Pistilli

Dr Clint Pistilli is a generalist psychiatrist with a special interest in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
He completed his specialist training in 2016 through the Sydney Local Health District.

Mental Health Service for People with Intellectual Disability

Our Mental Health Service for People with Intellectual Disability provides assessment and treatment to people with a known or suspected intellectual disability and a known or suspected mental illness/disorder, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.

SANE FREE Tailored Digital and Telehealth Complex Mental Health Support  

SANE has introduced a new guided service that provides FREE tailored digital and telehealth support for people over 18 years of age with complex mental health issues and their families and carers. The service also supports people with intellectual disability, autism or acquired brain injury who are experiencing co-occurring mental health issues. 
Referrals for SANE’s guided service are open in your area. You can refer yourself or be referred by a health professional, close family member, carer, or referral organisation by using the online form at sane.org/referral.  

Sane

SANE’s inclusive services have been informed by intellectual disability advisory bodies and people living with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring mental health issues. You can feel comfortable reaching out to SANE.

Lifeline

Lifeline provides confidential crisis support that is accessible 24 hours a day. We encourage any person in Australia who is contemplating suicide, experiencing emotional distress, or caring for someone in crisis to call or text Lifeline.

Regardless of your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religion, our trained crisis supporters are ready to listen, support, and help you work through what’s on your mind.