Cope project
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

NAME OF METHOD/TOOL/TECHNIQUE

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

TARGET GROUP:

Adolescents with mild to moderate Intellectual Disabitilies

AUTHOR'S/ ORGANISATION'S NAME

Anastasia Hronis, Lynette Roberts, Ian I. Kneebone

LINK TO METHOD (IN ENGLISH)

https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12133

BRIEF SUMMARY

There are multiple cognitive factors which need to be considered when modifying CBT for children who have ID. They have significant deficits in attention, learning, memory, executive functions, and language. Suggestions for adapting therapy to accommodate these wide ranging deficits are proposed.