International Association for the Scientific Study
of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Program book IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress 2017

Registration is open for members, non members and exhibitors click here for more information on registration fees and membership rates.
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6 PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOPS: Information and Registration.

Information about Asia-Pacific Regional Congress Site Visits.


Inclusiveness and Sustainable Development


Vorasuk Shotelersuk, MD
Center of Excellence for Medical Genetics in Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

"Advances in Medicine for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities"



Michael Arthur-Kelly, Ph.D
School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Australia

"Professional education & learning for people supporting individuals with disabilities through the lens of implementation science"





Dr. Henry Kwok Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Wei Ker-Chiah Department of Community Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Singapore.

Maggie To Psychiatric Unit for Learning Disabilities, Kwai Chung Hospital, Hong Kong.

Ashley Jayapaul Principal Occupational Therapist, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore.

"Establishing Mental Health Supports for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Asian Countries"


Maki Hayashikawa Chief of the Section for Inclusive Quality Education in the UNESCO Regional Office for the Asia-Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand.

"Realizing Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education for All: Challenges and Opportunities of SDG4-Education 2030"





David Harley, Ph.D.

Acting Director, Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability (QCIDD), Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

“Zika Virus: Ecology, Epidemiology, and Disease Associations”






Click here to learn more about our major partner Rajanukul Institute, Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Click here to see what you can expect when you come to the conference

Some presentations in Thai and reduced registration fees for delegates from low and middle income countries.

You can now REGISTER for the conference. View KEYNOTE SPEAKERS.

The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) is an interdisciplinary scientific organisation, founded in 1964.

IASSIDD is a non-governmental member of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

IASSIDD promotes research and the exchange of information that will enhance the health and quality of life of people with disabilities and their families, and which will assist governments and service providers to develop policy and procedures based on scientific evidence.

IASSIDD has previously hosted a number of Asia Pacific Regional conferences: Taipei (2005) Singapore (2009), and Tokyo (2013).