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IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress

The 4th Asia-Pacific Regional Congress will be held in Bangkok, Thailand in 2017.

  • 2017 IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress

    November 13, 2017 – November 16, 2017

    IASSIDD Asia-Pacific 4th Regional Congress in Bangkok Thailand

    November 13-16, 2017
    The Ambassador Hotel

    Inclusiveness and Sustainable Development

  • Asia-Pacific 3rd Regional Conference

    August 22, 2013 – August 24, 2013

    The IASSIDD Asia-Pacific 3rd Regional Conference in Tokyo, Japan on August 22-24, 2013 will be held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for the Study of Developmental Disabilities August 24 -25.



    Multiformity and diversity: Combining individual care and community-based supports

    ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. To register offline, download and complete this Word document and send it to the address indicated on the form. Do not send it to the IASSIDD email address, as this will result in delays in your registration.

    Onsite registration to this event will NOT be available

    For information about the Social Program and Academic Tours please follow this link.

    Poster Specifications for presenters.

    Participants in the upcoming international conference will represent a variety of fields, such as psychology, medicine, special education, and vocational rehabilitation. Methods of care or support for individuals with developmental disabilities can vary greatly depending on the participants’ specialty. Their interests may cover all the ages from infancy to late adulthood. Therefore, we have selected “Multiformity and diversity: Combining individual care and community-based supports” as the main theme of the conference. Expert ideas and opinions will be showcased in keynote lectures, symposia, and oral and poster presentations.  

    Follow this link for a complete listing of Key Note Speakers

    To see workshops offered by the IASSIDD Academy in conjuction with this event, follow this link.


  • SIRGAID 2011 Round Table

DSW Conference

The Disability Support Worker conference is a one day conference designed to provide frontline workers with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills that will enhance the quality of services to people with disabilities.  Disability Support Workers play a critical role in quality services and supports for people with disabilities.  The 2016 World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability is an important opportunity for Disability Support Workers to have direct access to the leading experts in disability from across the world.


The Disability Worker Conference will address topics such as employment, health, challenging behaviour, aging, families and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.  Delegates will primarily be frontline workers in a range of roles in disability services including accommodation, education, and employment.

IASSIDD Americas Regional Congress

  • 2015 IASSIDD Americas Regional Congress

    May 21, 2015 – May 22, 2015

    IASSIDD Americas Regional Congress
    May 21-22, 2015
    Part of the Pacific Rim International Week on Disability and Diversity


    We invite you to join us and participate in one of the more extraordinary events taking place in 2015.  International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) and PacRim have created an action-filled week of opportunities to share and disseminate information and knowledge, network with friends and colleagues from around the globe, and attend workshops and institutes.

    The 2015 IASSIDD Americas Regional Congress, "Inclusive Boundaries" will be held Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    These two days cap a week of opportunities, beginning Monday, May 18 with the Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, and continuing on Wednesday, May 20 with workshops sponsored by the IASSIDD Academy and Pac Rim.  We hope you can join us Wednesday evening for a joint reception & dinner at the Honolulu Zoo.  Attendees can get a reduced rate for registering for both conferences, or you may register only for the IASSIDD Congress.


    Our program is now available in .mobi, .epub and .pdf formats. Please follow this link to a dropbox from which the program can be downloaded.


    May 21

    May 21

    May 22
    8:30 – 9:30

    May 22




    • follow this link for a full listing and registration form for our exciting workshops.

    IASSIDD would like to thank our sponsor, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for their generous support of this event.

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Test Conference

For system testing.

  • Test 1

    August 13, 2016 – August 19, 2016

    Event set up to register for Workshops/Barbecue tickets at IASSIDD World Congress