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AADMD Guidelines for Medical Immobilization and Procedural Stabilization

in Rick Rader MD, AADMD Policy Statement

Medical Immobilization and Procedural Stabilization (MIPS) is the application of protocols used to provide the clinician with the best scenario for a successful outcome of a clinical procedure that could not be completed with a patient that is unable or incapable of adhering to the recommendations provided by the clinician. Examples of these procedures include suturing, removal of foreign bodies, dental procedures, injections, venipuncture, examination of injuries etc.

In Honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

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In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

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Applicants for Medical School Partners to Receive $25K in Funding

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The National Curriculum Initiative in Developmental Medicine (NCIDM) is an ongoing partnership between Special Olympics International (SOI) and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD). You can learn more about the project below.

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

The Use of Marijuana as a Therapy in Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

in Rick Rader MD, AADMD Policy Statement

The AADMD's Committee on Public Policy and Advocacy has evaluated the existing research literature on the efficacy of cannabis in the treatment of developmental or behavioral disorders. At this time The Committee endorses the conclusion provided in the journal article.


Medical Marijuana: Review of the Science and Implications for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Practice

Hadland, Scott E. MD, MPH*,†; Knight, John R. MD*,‡; Harris, Sion K. PhD*,†,‡

Direct Support Professional Recognition Week Sept. 10-16, 2017

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There is no other national professional healthcare organization that has supported Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) like the AADMD has, and continues to do.

Educational programs for Primary Care Medical Providers

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Healthcare for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Educational Programs from Vanderbilt University.

http://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/etoolkit/wp-content/uploads/Fall-Telehealth-Series-2017.pdf

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AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

Tackling a Pediatric Dental Dilemma

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Of interest to AADMD members interested in oral healthcare (all of us!).

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AADMD VP Public Policy and Advocacy


Tackling a Pediatric Dental Dilemma

An interprofessional team aims to improve the oral health of Minnesota children with special health care needs.

Thanks to my colleague Bambi Troxell, SLP, the head of Speech, Language and Swallowing at the Orange Grove Center for sending me this article.

Latest from the CP Alliance for July 10, 2017

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See below for the latest from the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.

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Social Mission in Health Professions Education: Beyond Flexner

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Article of interest for the AADMD community.

"Social Mission" has always been a core value to the AADMD. Those clinician-educators of the Academy have always included the idea of the "social mission" (as it relates to the healthcare of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities) to medical students, interns, residents and fellows.

Words to Remember from 2017 Medical School Commencement Speeches

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From Words to Remember from 2017 medical school commencement speeches...

This former Surgeon General reminds us of one of the most important roles that clinicians (especially in the field of intellectual and developmental healthcare) play....and which was one of the foundational values of the AADMD.

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