IASSIDD Opposes Electric Skin Shock as Treatment

The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) strongly opposes administering electric skin shock to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have challenging behaviour.

 

Zika Virus
IASSIDD supports strong and immediate worldwide action to develop a vaccine and take other safe

measures to prevent the occurrence of developmental disabilities in children caused by in utero Zika virus infection.

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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