International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities


General information

Speciall Interest Research Groups provide opportunities for international and multidisciplinary networking among members of IASSIDD within the same area of interest, creating opportunities to share information, develop initiatives, find new colleagues and increase visibility to newcomers in the field. Through SIRGs, members may easily cooperate on common themes of interests.

IASSIDD supports ten SIRGs. They are:

To learn more about these SIRGs, follow the links on this page.

IASSIDD encourages members to develop further SIRGs. If you are interested in developing a new SIRG, please see the IASSIDD bylaws, Article III: Special Interest Research Groups and contact the VP of SIRG Coordination.

Membership Membership in up to 5 SIRGs is included in a full IASSIDD membership. To join, simply check the names of the SIRGs you would like to join at the time of membership renewal or contact admin@iassid.org.