IASSIDD

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Academy - Previous Workshop or Lecture Topics

Since 2007, the Academy has held numerous workshops /courses and allied events, involving some 2000 individual registrants. Listed below are the course dates, locations, topics, and faculty.

2016

Warsaw, Poland - November 25, 2016
Two lectures in conjunction with 1-day conference of the Polish Association for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
1. Implementation of Article 27 of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the field of supported employment in the world.
Lecturer: Dr. Fabrizio Fea, Associazione “Scuola Viva” onlus - Rome, Italy
2. The use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in Practice
Lecturer: Dr. Judith Hollenweger, Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Zagreb, Croatia - October 21, 2016
13 short presentations (20 minutes each) by members of QOL and CPP SIRGs- Full day.
Quality of Life and Community Support

Warsaw, Poland - September 21, 2016
Lecture in conjunction with the International Conference on Special Education, Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education, Warsaw
Quality of Life, Social inclusion and Children with Disabilities
Lecturer: Ivan Brown, Centre for Applied Disability Studies, Brock University, Canada

Singapore - September 5-6, 2016
Workshops
1. Social media and intellectual disability
2. Mealtime management
Presenter and Affiliations: Susan Balandin, PhD, holds the Inaugural Chair in Disability and Inclusion at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. Immediate Past Editor: Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Singapore- August 26-27, 2016
Workshops
1. Quality of life for individuals and families who have children
with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Professional issues and involvement.
2. Quality of life for individuals and families who have children
with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Parent and personal issues.
Presenter and Affiliations: Roy Brown, PhD, Emeritus Professor University of Calgary, Canada and Flinders University, Australia. Adjunct Professor Child and Youth Care University of Victoria, Canada

Sydney, Australia- August 23, 2016
Workshop
Down syndrome: Quality of Life for Individuals, a life span approach
Presenters and Affiliations: Roy Brown, PhD, Emeritus Professor University of Calgary, Canada and Flinders University, Australia. Adjunct Professor Child and Youth Care University of Victoria, Canada; Nancy Jokinen, PhD, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada

Melbourne, Australia - August 19, 2016
Workshops
1. Transition to Retirement: A Guide to Inclusive Practice
Presenters and Affiliations: Roger J. Stancliffe, PhD, Professor of Intellectual Disability at the University of Sydney's Centre for Disability Research and Policy, Sydney, Australia; Nathan J. Wilson, PhD, Senior Lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia.
2. Enhancing Quality of Life at Home and at School
Presenters and Affiliations: Roy Brown, PhD, Emeritus Professor University of Calgary, Canada and Flinders University, Australia. .Adjunct Professor Child and Youth Care University of Victoria, Canada; Rhonda Faragher, PhD, Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University; Ivan Brown, PhD, Centre for Applied Disability Studies, Brock University, Canada
3. Social Media and People with Disabilities
Presenters and Affiliations: Susan Balandin, PhD, holds the Inaugural Chair in Disability and Inclusion at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia; Bronwyn Hemsley, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Discovery Early Career Researcher at the University of Newcastle, Australia
4. Understanding the Role of Epigenetics in Health and Disability
Presenters and Affiliations: Jozef Gecz, PhD, Professor of Human Genetics, Department of Paediatrics, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, The University of Adelaide, and Chair of Childhood Disability Prevention, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia; Jeff Craig, PhD, Associate Professor, Environmental and Genetic Epidemiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia; W. Ted Brown, MD, PhD, Director, New York State Institute for Basic Research, New York, USA; Terry O'Brien, MD, FRACP, Head of the Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne and Western Hospital, at The University of Melbourne, and Head of the Epilepsy Program and Consultant Neurologist, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.
5. People with Intellectual Disabilities as Suspects and Offenders
Presenters and Affiliations: Glynis Murphy, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychology & Disability, Tizard Centre, University of Kent, UK; Jane McCarthy, MD, Consultant Psychiatrist, Forensic Directorate, East London NHS Foundation Trust and Visiting Senior Lecturer, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, London, UK; George Woods, MD, Forensic Psychiatrist, International Academy of Law and Mental Health, USA; Peter Langdon, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Tizard Centre, University of Kent, UK
6. Assessing Risk for Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour: ARMIDILO-S, a New Tool
Presenter and Affiliation: Douglas Boer, PhD, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra, Australia
7. Arts-Based Research: A Knowledge Translation Approach
Presenters and Affiliations: Angela Dew, PhD, Knowledge Translation Professional Certificate (University of Toronto, Canada), Research Fellow, Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support Program, School of Social Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW Australia; Louisa Smith, PhD, Lecturer, Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support Program, School of Social Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW Australia.
8. The Why, Where and How of an Inclusive Approach to Disability Research
Presenter and Affiliation: Patricia O'Brien, PhD, Professor of Disability Studies, Centre for Disability Studies (CDS), University of Sydney, with members of the CDS and other Inclusive Research networks
9. The Ins and Out of Writing and Publishing a Journal Article
Presenters and Affiliations: Susan Balandin, PhD, holds the Inaugural Chair in Disability and Inclusion at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. Immediate Past Editor: Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability; Glynis Murphy, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychology & Disability, Tizard Centre, University of Kent, UK. Co-editor: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities; Angela Hassiotis, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability, Division of Psychiatry, University College London Medical School, and Camden & Islington Foundation Trust. Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Research in Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Associate Editor: Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities

2015

Amsterdam, The Netherlands - March / April 2015

Series of four lectures, sponsored by Disability Studies Nederland, an Academy Partner Organization
1. Ethical issues in disability studies
2. Lifespan issues in disability studies
3. Humour and disability
4. Arts-based research in disability studies

Presenter: Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada

Mexico City, Mexico - April 20-26, 2015

Series of lectures and consultations, sponsored by Communicad Down and Colegio Seltik-Mexico City
Policy and practice in education and society
Lecturer / Consultant: Roy Brown, PhD,
Canada

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - May 20, 2015

Six half day workshops, pre-conference workshops, IASSIDD Americas Congress

1. Transition to school and inclusion in classrooms
Presenters : Rhonda Faragher, PhD, Australia; Judy Neilands, PhD, Australia
2. Transition from school to the adult work world
Presenter: Anthony Antosh, EdD, USA
3. Mental health needs of adults with ASD
Presenter: Jane McCarthy, MD, UK
4. Aging, dementia, and ID

Presenters: Mathew Janicki, PhD, USA; Seth Keller, PhD, USA; and Claudia Gaertner, PhD, Germany
5. Enhancing quality of life for individuals and families
Presenters: Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada; Luigi Croci, MD, Italy
6. Social media and people with ID
Presenters
: Susan Balandin, PhD, Australia; Bronwyn Hemsley, PhD, Australia

Lagos, Nigeria - June 22-25, 2015

Five series of lectures and workshops, as part of an International Disability Conference

1. Developing formidable linkages between health, education, and social welfare
Lecturer and workshop leader: Paul Adjuwon, PhD, USA
2. Early screening diagnosis -- learning the signs
Lecturer and workshop leader: Leslie Rubin, PhD, USA
3. 1) Reproductive health for adolescents and young adults with disabilities;
2) Issues of discrimination against people with disabiliites; and
3) Master Class in health and disability
Lecturer and workshop leader: Hatim Omar, MD, USA
4. Dis/Ability and special needs in the education systems of Nigeria and Germany
Lecturer and workshop leader: Julia Bierman, PhD, UK
5. Creating an optimal service for Sub-Saharan Africa
Lecturer and workshop leader: Mo Eyeoyibo, MD, UK

Kerala, India - August 24, 2015

One 3-hour workshop, in conjunction with a visit to Baby memorial Hospital
Enhancing quality of life in inclusive classroom settings
Presenter: Rhonda Faragher, PhD, Australia

Milan, Italy - September 8, 2015

Invited lecture, in conjunction with X Convegno Nazionale sulla Qualità della vita per le disabilità
Disability, families, and quality of life
Lecturer: Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada

Florence, Italy - September 11, 2015

One-day workshop, pre-conference workshop, European Association for Menatl Health and Intellectual Disability
Disability, families, and quality of life
Presenters: Jane McCarthy, MD, UK; Angela Hassiotis, MD, UK; Marco Bertelli, MD, Italy; Eddie Chaplin, MD, UK

Vancouver, Canada - October 13 and 14, 2015

Two one-day workshops; pre-conference workshops, Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship, University of British Columbia
1. Family well-being and quality of life: Challenges and recommendations
Presenters: Roy Brown, PhD, Canada; Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada
2. Aging with disability: coping and living with various age-related conditions
Presenters: Nancy Jokinen, PhD, Canada; Roy Brown, PhD, Canada; Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada

Vancouver, Canada - October 23 and 24, 2015

Two three-hour workshops, in conjunction with Down Syndrome Research Foundation conference
1. Education and quality of life: A family affair
Presenters: Rhonda Faragher, PhD, Australia; Roy Brown, PhD, Canada
2. Perspectives on models of community care for people with Down syndrome and dementia
Presenters: Sharon Russell, Canada; Diana Frizell, Canada; Nancy Jokinen, PhD, Canada; Lilian Thorpe, MD, Canada; Roy Brown, PhD, Canada

Kolkata, India - November 5, 6, and 10, 2015

One full-day workshop, two half-day workshops, in conjunction with a visit to the Indian Institute for Cerebral Palsy
1. Ageing and cerebral palsy 2. Mealtime management
Presenter: Susan Balandin, PhD, Australia

Warsaw, Poland - November 20, 2015

Two one-hour lectures, to introduce a one-day conference on technology by the Polish Association for Persons with Mental Handicap
1. Quality of life for individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families
Lecturer: Alice Schippers, PhD, The Netherlands
2. New media enriching the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disability
Lecturer: Karen Bunning, PhD, UK

2014

July 14, 2014

Eight workshops were presented in Vienna, Austria.

Strategies for Implementing National Strategies for Aiding People with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia
Presenter(s) and Affiliations
Matthew P. Janicki, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Seth Keller, MD, American Academy on Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, USA
Ronald Lucchino, PhD, Southwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, USA
Karen Watchman, PhD, University of West Scotland, Scotland

The Other 23 Hours: Enabling Environments in Intellectual Disability
Presenter(s) and Affiliations
Jennifer Clegg, PhD, University of Nottingham, UK

People with Intellectual Disabilities as Suspects and Offenders
Presenter(s) and Affiliations
Glynis Murphy, PhD, University of Kent, UK
Jane McCarthy, MD, St Andrew's Healthcare Nottinghamshire, & Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
George Wood, MD, International Academy of Law and Mental Health, USA
Peter Langdon, PhD, University of Kent, UKÂÂÂ

Education for Learners with Intellectual Disabilities: Teaching Strategies for Improving Quality of Life
Presenter(s)
Scott Thompson, PhD, University of Regina, Canada

Shaping Research to Practice for Low and Middle Income Countries: Learning from Experience and Developing New Pathways
Presenter(s) and Affiliations
Roy Brown, PhD, Past Director of IASSIDD Academy and University of Victoria, Canada
Roy McConkey, PhD, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
Trevor R Parmenter, PhD, University of Sydney, AustraliaÂÂÂ

Using a Quality of Life Approach with Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families: What works to enhance life quality?
Presenter(s) and Affiliations
Ivan Brown, PhD, Brock University, Canada
Alice Schippers, PhD, Disability Studies in The Netherlands, The Netherlands
Dana Roth, PhD, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
Luigi Croce, MD, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

A Comprehensive Approach to Health and Health Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities as They Age
Presenter(s) and Affiliations
Philip McCallion, PhD, University at Albany, USA
Mary McCarron, PhD, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Transition to Retirement: A Guide to Inclusive Practice
Presenter(s) and Affiliations
Roger Stancliffe, PhD, University of Sydney, Australia
Nathan Wilson, PhD, University of Sydney, Australia
Christine Bigby, PhD, La Trobe University, Australia

2013

January 22-24, 2013

One workshop was presented three times at the University of Maribor, Slovenia.

Education, Disability, and Quality of Life Ivan_Maribor
Presenter and Affiliation
Ivan Brown, PhD, Brock University, Canada

August 21, 2013

Workshops held in conjunction with the IASSIDD Asia Regional Congress, Tokyo, Japan, August 22-24

Quality of Life and Family Quality of Life Across the Lifespan
Presenters and Affiliations
Roy Brown, PhD, Canada
Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada
Keumja Hong, PhD, Japan

August 26, 2013

Workshop held in conjunction with Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities/Hong Kong Council of Social Service and the Network on Services for Persons with Intellectual Disability, Hong Kong, China.

Quality of Life and Family Quality of Life Across the Lifespan
Presenters and Affiliations
Roy Brown, PhD, Canada
Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada

August 27, 2013

Consultation on Quality of Life in Supporting People with Disabilities, held in conjunction with Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities/Hong Kong Council of Social Service and the Network on Services for Persons with Intellectual Disability, Hong Kong, China.

Quality of Life and Supporting Individuals and Families with Intellectual Disabilties
Presenters and Affiliations
Roy Brown, PhD, Canada
Ivan Brown, PhD, Canada

2012

8-9th July 2012
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The following Academy sponsored workshops were offered in conjunction with the 2012 IASSID World Congress.

July 8 Workshops

  • Technologies that Improve Quality of Life and Increase Independence of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
    Faculty:
    Nigel Livingston, PhD, CanAssist, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Promoting Social Inclusion: How to Do It and How to Measure Success
    Faculty:
    Virginie Cobigo, PhD, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England & Rosemary Lysaght, PhD, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
  • Family Quality of Life – What it Means for Families, Services, and Policy
    Faculty
    : Preethy Samuel, PhD, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI USA & Barry Issacs, PhD, & Surrey Place, Toronto, On, Canada

July 9 – Workshops

  • Effective Interventions and Service Models in Mental Health Intellectual Disabilities Faculty:
    Angela Hassiotis, FRCPsych, PhD, University College London, England & Robert Fletcher, DSW, National Association for the Dually Diagnosed, Kingston, New York USA
  • Knowledge Exchange and Implementation among Parents with Intellectual Disabilities
    Faculty Co-ordinators: Robyn Mildon, PhD, Parenting Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia; Hanna Bjorg Sigurjonsdottir, PhD, University of Iceland, Iceland. (Full-day workshop)
  • The Basics of Aging and Program Options for Older Adults
    Faculty: Ronald Lucchino, PhD, Utica College, Utica, NY USA & Nancy Jokinen, PhD, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC
  • Approaches to the Study of Movement and Neuropsychological Functions
    Faculty: Giorgio Albertini, M.D, Manuela Galli, Ph.D, & Claudia Condoluci, M.D, San Raffaele Scientific and Research Institute, Rome, Italy
  • Mental Health and Challenging Behavior and Adults with Autism
    Faculty: Jane McCarthy MD, MRCGP, FRCPsyc,ÂÂ St. Andrew's Healthcare, Nottingham, England
  • Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia – Developing Effective Practices
    Faculty: Karen Watchman, Ph.D, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland

27-28th March 2012
Prince George, BC , Canada
Sponsors: Prince George Community Aging & Developmental Disabilities Group (PGCG - ADD). A collaborative group of community services initiated by AiMHi Prince George Association for Community Living and the University of Northern British Columbia

Title: Aging & Quality of Life for Adults with Developmental / Intellectual Disabilities Conference
29th March, 2012 Aging & Developmental Disabilities:
A Roundtable on Future Policy, Practice & Research (University of Northern BC Senate Chambers)
Faculty: Matthew Janicki, Roy Brown, Nancy Jokinen

2011

March 29 & 30, 2011
New Delhi, India.
Sponsor: National Association for the Promotion of Knowledge on Intellectual Disability (NAPKID)
Title: Mapping Future Research in Disabilities: Supporting Research Initiatives
Faculty: Libby Cohen

12th April 2011
St. Petersburg, Russia
Sponsor St Petersburg State University
Title: Introduction to the Basics of Aging and Intellectual Disabilities
Faculty: Matthew Janicki, Ron Luchino
Title: Developmental Disabilities: Biomedical and Psycho Social Educational Perspectives
Faculty: Giorgio Albertini, Claudio Condoluci, Alessandra Corbellini.
Title: Quality of life and family quality of life across the life span with reference to aging.
Ivan Brown, Roy I. Brown

13th April 2011
St. Petersburg, Russia
Roundtable discussion on development of Disability Services.

15th April 2011
Helsinki, Finland
Sponsor: The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Title: Introduction to the Basics of Aging and Intellectual Disabilities
Faculty: Matthew Janicki,
Title: Developmental Disabilities: Biomedical and Psycho Social Educational Perspectives
Faculty: Claudio Condoluci, Alessandra Corbellini.
Title: Quality of life and family quality of life across the life span
Faculty Ivan Brown, Roy Brown

8th–9thApril 2011
Warsaw, Poland
Sponsor: Academy of Special Education, Warsaw, Poland
Title: Enabling Graceful Dying – End-of-Life Supports
Faculty: Stuart Todd Noelle Blackman.

7-8 November 2011
Ciudad de Mexico
Sponsors: Junta de Asistencia Privada, Comunidad Crecer IAP,
Consejo Integral de Salud Mental, CONFE,
Consejo Consultivo de Personas con discapacidad.
Title: Social and Behavioural Research in the Field of
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Challenging issues in pure and applied research.
Tile: Major Issues in the field of intellectual and developmental Disabilities: A Series of one-hour presentations relating to the application of research to practice.
(Meetings in collaboration with the IASSID Quality of Life SIRG)
Faculty: Ivan Brown, Roy Brown, Meaghan Edwards, Gare Fabila, Rhonda Faragher, Preethy Samuels.

2010


March 2010
Utrecht, The NETHERLANDS
Workshop: " Quality of Life in the Disability Sector"
Venue: Vereniging Gehandicaptenzorg Nederland
Faculty: R. Brown; A. Schippers

12 March 2010
Thessaloniki, GREECE
Workshop: "Adult Development and Aging of People with Intellectual Disabilities"
Venue: Grand Hotel Palace
Faculty: R. Brown, A. Hassiotis, M. Janicki, J. Tsiouris
15 March 2010 macedonia2010
Skopje, MACEDONIA
Workshop: "Aging of People with Intellectual Disabilities"
Venue: University “St. Kiril and Metodij
Faculty: R. Brown, A. Coppus, M. Janicki, V. Trajkovski

18-19 October 2010
Rome, ITALY
The following Academy sponsored workshops were offered in conjunction with the 3rd IASSID-Europe Conference, held in Rome, Italy on October 20-22, 2010.

  • Clinical Evaluation Approach to Assessment and Management of Risk in People with Intellectual Disabilities
    Faculty: Joseph Sakdalan, Ph.D.
  • Introduction to 'Positive Behavioral Support'
    Faculty: Edwin Jones, Ph.D.; Kathy Lowe, Ph.D.
  • Primer on Quality of Life Applications and Intellectual Disabilities
    Faculty: Roy I. Brown, Ph.D., Alice Schippers, Ph.D., Fabrizio Fea, M.D.
  • 'AngerWise' – Using a Problem Solving Approach to Handle Anger
    Faculty: Vivienne Riches, Ph.D.
  • Parenting with an Intellectual Disability
    Faculty: Robyn Mildon, Ph.D.
  • Biological and Social Aging Aspects Affecting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
    Faculty: Ronald Lucchino, Ph.D.; Mary McCarron, Ph.D.
  • Developing Resilience and Positive Identity Formation in Families with a Child with an Intellectual Disability
    Faculty: Grania Clarke, Ph.D.
  • Practical Strategies for Supporting People with Autism in Various Settings
    Faculty: Dana Henning, Ph.D.
  • Strategies for Non-profit Organizations to Survive and Thrive During Economic Downturns
    Faculty: Joel Levy, D.S.W.
  • Management of Challenging Behavior with Reference to Specific Syndromes
    Faculty: Angela Hassiotis, Ph.D.; Lauren Charlot, Ph.D.

2009

19-20 February 2009
Singapore
Workshop: "Promoting Social Relationships and Friendships for People with Intellectual Disabilities"
Venue:· Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty:· K. McVilly

11 March 2009
Visakhapatnam, AP· INDIA
Workshop:· "Introduction to the Basics of Aging and Intellectual Disabilities"
Venue:· Lebenshilfe for the Mentally Handicapped
Faculty: M. Janicki, R. Lucchino

19-21 June 2009
Ipoh, MALAYSIA
Course: “Issues in Disability"
Venue:· Skill Development Centre Yayasan Sultan Idris Shah
Faculty: I. Brown

22 June 2009
Singapore
Workshop: " Numeracy and Literacy Development Across the Lifespan for Learners with Down Syndrome"
Venue: Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty: R. Faragher

23 June 2009
Singapore
Workshop: " Understanding the Impact of Puberty in Females with Disability: Informing Clinical Management, Parents, and Enhancing Quality of Life"
Venue: Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty: M. Kyrkou

22 June 2009
Singapore
Workshop: " Strategies for Supporting Aided Language Acquisition in Young Children Who Use·Augmentative Communication"
Venue: Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty: G. Porter

22 June 2009
Singapore
Workshop:· " InterAACtion: Strategies for Unintentional an Intentional Communicators"
Venue:· Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty:· K. Bloomberg, H. Johnson

22-23 June 2009
Singapore
Course:· " Challenging Behavior, Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities"
Venue:· Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty:· N. Baum

23 June 2009
Singapore
Workshop:· "Quality of Life and Well-being for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Families"
Venue:· Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty:· I. Brown, R. Brown, K. Watchman, A. Schippers

28 June 2009
Hong Kong
Workshop: Aging of People with Intellectual Disabilities
Venue: Duke of Windsor Social Service Building
Faculty: R. Brown, K. Hsieh, M. Janicki, K-Y. Wang

29 June 2009
Singapore
Workshop: " Assessment of Risk and Manageability for Intellectually Disabled Individuals who Offend"
Venue: Singapore National Council of Social Services (NCSS) - Social Services Training Institute
Faculty: D.P. Boer

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29 July 2009
Hong Kong
Consult: Hong Kong Social Services Council on Planning for Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Venue: Duke of Windsor Social Service Building
Faculty: R. Brown, K. Hsieh, M. Janicki, K-Y. Wang

29 June - 2 July·2009
Ipoh, MALAYSIA
Course: “Supporting Individuals with an Intellectual Disability and their Families: Developing Clinical Skills and Service Abilities"
Venue: Skill Development Centre Yayasan Sultan Idris Shah
Faculty: A. Hassiotis, N. Jokinen

2-4 July 2009
Ipoh. MALAYSIA
Course: "Disabiling Conditions Before Birth Through to the End of the First Year of Life"
Venue:· Skill Development Centre Yayasan Sultan Idris Sha
Faculty:· M. Kyrkou

26 October 2009
Beijing, CHINA
Workshop: " Early intervention – Principles and Strategies and Supporting Families - Policy and Practice"
Venue:· Beijing Commercial Business Hotel
Faculty: R. McConkey

26 October 2009
Beijing, CHINA
Workshop: "Education During Childhood and Adult Education for People with Down Syndrome and Alliied Conditions"
Venue:· Beijing Commercial Business Hotel
Faculty: R. Brown

27 October 2009
Beijing, CHINA
Workshop: "Supporting Familiies: Policy and Practice"
Venue:· Beijing Commercial Business Hotel
Faculty:· R. McConkey

27 October 2009
Beijing, CHINA
Workshop: "Quality of Life Research: History, Development, and Conceptualization"
Venue:· Beijing Commercial Business Hotel
Faculty:· R. Brown

27 October 2009
Beijing, CHINA
Workshop: "Quality of Family Life:· Research Applications and Policy"
Venue:· Beijing Commercial Business Hotel
Faculty:· R. Brown

28 October 2009
Beijing, CHINA
Consult:· "Planning·with the Harvard Law School Project in Two Provinces in China"
Venue:·· Beijing Commercial Business Hotel
Faculty:· R. Brown, R. McConkey

2008

2-3 April 2008
Singapore
Workshop: "Active Support: An Evidence-Based Intervention Supporting the Involvement of People with Disability in Everyday Activities"
Venue: Nanyang University - National Institute of Education
Faculty:· K. McVilly

23 August 2008
Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
Roundtable: "Parents and Parenting with Intellectual Disabilities"
Venue:· Alexandria Hospital
Faculty: G. Llewellyn

25 August 2008
Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
Workshop: "Quality of Life and Wellbeing for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Famililes"
Venue:· Alexandria Hospital
Faculty:·· N. Baum, R. Brown, G. Fabila

25 August 2008
Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
Workshop:· "Persons with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities"
Venue:· Alexandria Hospital
Faculty:· M. Arnold, J. Goldbart, B. Maes, K. Petry

25 August 2008
Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
Workshop:· "Persons with Intellectual and Communication Disabilities"
Venue: Alexandria Hospital
Faculty: S. Hollins

2007

8-12·October 2007
Mexico City, MEXICO
Course: "Inaugural International Week on Quality of Life"
Venue:·· Several location in Mexico City
Faculty:· N. Baum, R. Brown