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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.

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AADMD and Special Olympics need your expertise!

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Can you spare 30 minutes to guide health measurement in people with Intellectual Disabilities?

How can we best measure health improvements in people with intellectual disabilities? You can help us to answer this question.

Since 1997, Special Olympics has provided a variety of free health programs to Special Olympics athletes worldwide. In 2016 they launched a new health strategy; designed to promote inclusive health for all people with intellectual disabilities (ID) and give them equitable access to quality health care.

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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RFP from WITH Foundation and the AADMD

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GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

Request for Proposal (RFP) from WITH Foundation and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD).

"Advancing Informed Supported Decision-Making for the I/DD Adult Population. Research, Planning, Design, and Education: A Partnership with Families, Healthcare Providers, Self-Advocates, and other Relevant Professionals with Decision-Making Authority."

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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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.

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