The Division for the Intellectually Handicapped (DIH) was part of Mental Health Services until 1984 and then part of the Health Department. It established and ran hostels for children, young people and adults with intellectual disabilities. The DIH was replaced by the Authority for Intellectually Handicapped Persons in 1986.
1978 - 1986 Division for the Intellectually Handicapped
1986 - 1993 Authority for Intellectually Handicapped Persons
1993 - Disability Services Commission
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 22 April 2013, Last modified: 11 April 2014