Pre conference workshops Dementia & Quality of Life

Pre Conference Parallel Workshops in Applying Research to Practice

Workshops will be offered prior to the conference that will share recent scientific knowledge in specific areas of disability and highlight how such knowledge can be used in policy and practice. These workshops appeal to professionals working in disability services, health care, and education. Workshop leaders are internationally acclaimed scholars in their particular area of disability, and are sponsored by the Academy for Teaching, Learning and Research, a branch of the International  Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD).

Workshop 1

Topic:  Dementia and Age-Related Decline in People with Lifelong Disabilities

Workshop Leaders: Matthew P. Janicki, Ron Luchino

Workshop 2

Topic: Quality of Life Applications in Education & Families: Challenges and Solutions

Workshop Leaders: Rhonda Faragher & Nina Zuna

IASSIDD Academy preconference parallel workshops will be held on Thursday afternoon 31 October 2013. Time: 14:00 - 17:00

website: IASSIDD