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Study: Caregivers of adults with developmental disabilities need more support, training

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This report from the American Dental Association reinforces the important strategic alliance between the AADMD and the NADSP. (https://nadsp.org/)

http://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2014-archive/november/study-caregivers-of-adults-with-developmental-disabilities-need-more-support-training

Informed Consent

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INFORMED CONSENT is often thought of as The Wild West when it comes to patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The idea of competency, legality, ethics and patients best interests are often confusing, misaligned and complex.

This information from AHRQ may assist AADMD members to address these concerns.

Puzzle of Reduced Attention to Eyes in Autism Solved?

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Recent article from Medscape: Puzzle of Reduced Attention to Eyes in Autism Solved?

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy


Puzzle of Reduced Attention to Eyes in Autism Solved?

By Liam Davenport | January 17, 2017

Dr. Jack Dillenberg appointed Advocacy Ambassador for the AADMD

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Dr. Jack Dillenberg has accepted the position of Advocacy Ambassador for the AADMD.

Marching Orders

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MARCHING ORDERS

 

PEARLS FROM DR. JACK DILLENBERG (who else...):

Special Olympics Video Resources

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Special Olympics Video Resources - excellent introductions to the Med Fest program at Special Olympics.

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy


[Take Action] Man with disabilities attacked

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The AADMD endorses, supports and promotes the Anti-Discrimination Pledge of our colleagues at Special Olympics.

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AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

Upcoming Webinar: Manage Children with Medical Complexity in Your Practice

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See below for information about an upcoming webinar from our friends at the AUCD.

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AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

UCLA Grand Rounds on Intellectual Disabilities

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Please take a moment to watch Dr. Alicia Bazzano’s grand rounds presentation at UCLA - https://www.uclahealth.org/Mattel/grand-rounds-videos

Matt Holder, MD, MBA
Past President, AADMD

From our colleagues at United Cerebral Palsy

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From our colleagues at United Cerebral Palsy.

http://mylifewithoutlimits.org/redefining-the-role-of-people-with-disabilities-in-healthcare-research/

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