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“Exploring Research on Asian Families Raising Children with Developmental Disabilities”

Sponsored by IASSIDD SIRG Families

Recorded Thursday June 3 2021

Introduction

Dr. Sarah Dababnah, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore

The Lived Experience of Caregivers Assisting People with Disability in Ernakalum, India

Dr. Nathan Grills, Senior Research Advisor, University of Melbourne & Dr. Lynette Joubert, Professor, Melbourne School of Health Sciences

A Three-tier Family Support Model for Young Children with Suspected Developmental Disabilities in Taiwan

Dr. ChuSui Lin, Professor, Chung-Yuan Christian University & Ms. Pei Ing Wee, Clinical Psychologist & Dr Yunn-Ru Chen, Assistant Professor, Chung-Yuan Christian University

Feasibility and Acceptability of the WHO-Caregivers Skills Training (CST) Program for Families of Children with Developmental Disorders or Delays in India

Dr. Koyeli Sengupta, Director, Ummeed Child Development Center, Mumbai, India

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“Adaptations of a Parent Education Program for Underserved Parents of Children at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder”

Sponsored by IASSIDD SIRG Families
Co-sponsored by SIRG Autism Spectrum Disorder & IASSIDD Academy

Date:  18th March

Presentations

  • Welcome and overview of parent educational program, Parents Taking Action (PTA) designed for Latino families in the USA
    Sandy Magaña, Professor, University of Texas at Austin
  • Adapting PTA for Caregivers of Black Children with Autism in Low-Income Baltimore Neighborhoods
    Sarah Dababnah, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Culturally Adapting Parents Taking Action for Chinese Immigrant Families of Children with ASD in the United States
    Yue Xu, PhD Candidate, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Adaptation and Evaluation of the Program Parents Taking Action (PTA) for Parents of Pre/adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Colombia
    Mariana Garcia Torres, PhD Candidate, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Embedding Parent Coaching into a Culturally Informed Parent Education Intervention for Families in Low-Resource Communities
    Sandra Vanegas, Assistant Professor, Texas State University, San Marcos

 

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International Perspectives on Inclusive Education and Students with Intellectual Disabilities

November 24, 2020

Presented by Inclusive Education Special Interest Research Group.

Co-sponsored by: IASSIDD Academy

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DOWN SYNDROME RESEARCH PROGRAM @ UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

October 28, 2020

Presented by the Down Syndrome Research Program, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, University of Queensland, Australia

Co-hosted by: Down Syndrome Queensland, Down Syndrome Australia, IASSIDD Academy and the Down Syndrome Special Interest Research Group

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QUALITY OF LIFE AND FAMILY QUALITY OF LIFE: Learnings from research, and two new ways of looking at quality of life

September 10, 2020

Presentation by Ivan Brown to: Continuing Professional Development, Department of Psychiatry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Co-hosted by: IASSIDD Academy and the Quality of Life Special Interest Research Group

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“Some teachers were wonderful, some were a complete disgrace”: Voices of students with intellectual disabilities on inclusive education

3rd webinar in the Inclusive Education SIRG series.

Date: February 10, 2021

Start: 15.00 UTC/10.00 am EST/23.00 ACT (Length: 90 minutes)

Co-sponsored by: IASSIDD Academy – Certificates of Attendance will be provided.

Presentations:

The Experiences of Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Inclusive Schools in Ghana

Christiana Okyere (Michigan State University)

What do students with intellectual disabilities prefer? Mainstream or Special Educational Settings?

Cristina Nieto (University of Seville)

“It will take a while for me to get to the top of the mountain.” Transition stories: voices of school leavers with Intellectual Disability.

Geraldine Scanlon (Dublin City University)

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COVID-19 AND INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISANBILITIES: Ethics

COVID-19 and IDD Webinar Series
Webinar 3 of 3

September 1, 2020

Co-hosted by: Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Surrey Place, Toronto, Canada

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International Perspectives on Transitions in Education and Students with Intellectual Disabilities

December 16, 2020

Presented by Inclusive Education Special Interest Research Group.

Co-sponsored by: IASSIDD Academy

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HEALTH CARE OF ADULTS WITH IDD DURING COVID-19
Mental Health Research and Practice

COVID-19 and IDD Webinar Series
Webinar 2 of 3

July 14, 2020

Co-hosted by: Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Surrey Place, Toronto, Canada

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NEW EUGENICS & COVID-19

June 25, 2020

Co-hosted by: Disability Studies in the Netherlands, local host of the IASSIDD Europe Congress in Amsterdam, July 5-8, 2021.

Speakers, Performers, Recording, and Summary

HEALTH CARE OF ADULTS WITH IDD DURING COVID-19
What are we learning?

COVID-19 and IDD Webinar Series
Webinar 1 of 3

June 23, 2020

Co-hosted by: Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Surrey Place, Toronto, Canada

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Two-Week Summer School in Uganda: How to plan it and carry it out.

Co-sponsored by: HOGENT University of Applied Sciences, Belgium; Mountains of the Moon University, Uganda; International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS), and IASSIDD Academy.

Presentation by Marco Lombardi, HOGENT

This 54-minute video, hosted by ISQOLS, explains how a successful 2-week summer school at Mountains of the Moon University in Uganda was planned and carried out. Despite some sound problems, this is an excellent tutorial for others on how to plan similar events in other countries.

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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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