This article explores the development of interdisciplinary team practice within the field of development disabilities. Various interdisciplinary models are described, and the role of the social worker is specifically reviewed. As social workers practice as members of teams in a variety of contexts, a greater understanding of an interdisciplinary approach is warranted.
Kropf, Nancy P. and Malone, D. Michael, "Interdisciplinary Practice in Developmental Disabilities" (2004). Social Work Faculty Publications. Paper 10.