2017 Annual Conference


AADMD 15th Annual Educational Conference



June 2-4, 2017
Houston, TX

Including the National Task Group
on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices 2017 Meeting

NTG workshop (June 5-6th) and Train the Trainer (June 7th)
IASSIDD Academy (June 5th)

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This unique conference on health and healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will be held by the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) at the Cooley Center, part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

The conference will feature:
  • Practitioners, researchers, and providers from around the world
  • Topical plenary sessions
  • Posters and research/practice oral presentation sessions
  • Networking sessions, including a medical and dental student leadership meeting
  • Opportunities for sponsorship and vendor displays/booths
  • Post-conference workshops
  • And much more


For the conference hotel and other information, click below.

Conference Hotel

Conference Schedule

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Program Abstract

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CME/CDE Credit: The conference will be offered for CME and CDE only Friday thru Sunday. Other professionals may receive certificates for CME or CDE and submit them to their professional bodies. Often these are recognized for purposes of continuing education credit.

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Post-Conference Workshops


On June 5, and 6 The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices will offer a two-day workshop on ‘Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia’ appropriate for all levels of staff caring for adults at risk for or diagnosed with ID and dementia. There is the option of adding a 3rd day on June 7 for a Train the Trainer workshop. Content includes aging and ID, early detection and screening, Down syndrome and dementia, behavioral and psychiatric symptoms in ID and dementia, environmental adaptations to support function, programmatic challenges, end of life issues, and other topics. More information and a link to register for this workshop is available by clicking the button below.

NTG Workshops Registration



On Monday June 5 The IASSIDD Academy will also provide a series of half-day workshops on a number of topics related to physical and mental health care issues and practices. The list of workshops, information about their content and speakers, and registration is available by clicking the button below.

IASSIDD Workshops Registration


AADMD Institute

The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry is pleased to announce a premier training opportunity for health professional students, residents, and entry-level clinicians.

Scholarships are available for up to 10 students to attend the Institute!

More information and to apply


Questions can be directed to https://aadmd.org/contact

For information about the past 2016 conference in Chicago, click here.

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