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The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, in association with the International Association for Scientific Studies in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) Health, Challenging Behaviour and Mental Health, Ethics and IDD Special Interest Research Groups (SIRGs); the Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program, Surrey Place Centre, Toronto; and Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, conducted a series of three webinars for clinicians and researchers on COVID-19 and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Recordings and materials from the webinars are available through the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Education website.

COVID-19 and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Health Research and Practice: https://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/covid19-resource/covid-19-and-idd-health-research-and-practice/

COVID-19 and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Mental Health Research and Practice: https://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/covid19-resource/covid-19-and-idd-challenging-behaviour-and-mental-health/

COVID-19 and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Ethics: https://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/covid19-resource/covid-19-and-intellectual-and-developmental-disabilities-ethics/ 

2019 Glasgow, Scotland – IASSIDD World Congress

2018 Athens, Greece – IASSIDD European Congress

2017 Belfast, Northern Ireland – Bridging the gap: from evidence to improved health for persons with IDD

2016 Melbourne – IASSIDD World Congress

2015 Los Angeles, USA – General meeting held at joint AADMD and Special Olympics Conference

2014 Vienna, Austria – IASSIDD European Congress

2013 Nijmegen, The Netherlands – Health Inequity: From Evidence to Action

2012 Halifax, Canada – IASSID World Congress

  • 2011 Bethesda, NY, USA – General meeting held at joint US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health & Human Services and the Association of University Centers of Disabilities Conference

2010 Prato, Italy – Combined Roundtable of the IASSID Health Issues and Ageing SIRGs

2009 Kingston, Canada – International Collaboration to Improve the Health of Individuals with ID

2008 Cape Town, South Africa – IASSID World Congress

2007 Prato, Italy – Health SIRG Roundtable

2006 Maastricht, The Netherlands – IASSID European Congress

2005 Melbourne, Australia – Combined Roundtable of the IASSID Health Issues and Mental Health SIRGs

2004 Montpellier, France – IASSID World Congress

2003 Westchester, NY, USA

2002 Dublin, Ireland – IASSID European Congress

2001 Gothenburg, Sweden

2000 Seattle, USA – IASSID World Congress

1999 Manchester, England

1998 Leiden, The Netherlands

Documents and Newsletters

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Archives

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT (Word Document, 67 Ko)
HEARING IMPAIRMENT (Word Document, 58 Ko)

2019/2020 Executive Members

 

Esther J. Bakker-van Gijssel, MD (ID-physician), PhD – Chair

Dept. of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Academic Collaborative “Stronger on your own feet”, Siza, Residential Care Facility for People with Disabilities

Arnhem, The Netherlands
Email: esther.bakker-vangijssel@radboudumc.nl

Dr. Ir. Jenneken Naaldenberg, PhD – Co-Chair

Senior Researcher Intellectual Disabilities & Health, Radboud University Medical Centre, Academic Collaborative “Stronger on your own feet”

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Email: jenneken.naaldenberg@radboudumc.nl

Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, PhD – Secretary/Treasurer

Professor, Dept. of Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University

Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
Email: helene.kuntz@queensu.ca

Genevieve Breau, PhD – Early Career Researcher Representative

Research Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Reece Adams, B.OT Hon – Member at Large

Head, Centre for Developmental Disability Health – Monash Health

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Lindsay DuBois, PhD, MPH – Member at Large

Director, Research and Evaluation, Special Olympics International

Washington, DC, USA

 

 

Eva Flygare Wallen, PhD – Member at Large

Academic Primary Health Care Center, Stockholm County Council

Division of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care, Karolinska Institute

Stockholm, SWEDEN

Thessa Hilgenkamp, PhD – Member at Large

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy, University of Nevada

Las Vega, NV, USA

Emily Lauer, MPH – Member at Large

Director, Center for Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research (CDDER)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA, USA

Bill Sullivan, MD, CCFP(COE), PhD – Member at Large & Chair of Local Organizing Committee

Associate Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Clinical Lead, Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program, Surrey Place

Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

Laurence Taggart, RNID, PhD – Member at Large

Lead, Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ulster University

Northern Ireland

Henrietta Trip, RN, PhD – Member at Large

Senior Lecturer, Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies, University of Otago

Christchurch, New Zealand

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) 

The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) is the first and only world-wide group dedicated to the scientific study of intellectual disability.

Founded in 1964 as the International Association for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency, IASSIDD is an international, interdisciplinary and scientific non-governmental organization which promotes worldwide research and exchange of information on intellectual disabilities.

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