Info Blast

From AADMD's Colleague, Counselor and Friend David Ervin

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From AADMD's Colleague, Counselor and Friend David Ervin

Greetings, all.

Back in June, 2016, over deep dish pizza in downtown Chicago with Dr. Rick Rader, my colleague and friend, he asked me what got me into this work. Because the question came from Rick, I shared more than I ordinarily do...

From AHRQ on informed decision making

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From AHRQ on informed decision making.

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

Upcoming conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland from our friends at IASSIDD

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See below for details about an upcoming conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland from our friends at IASSIDD.

Matt Holder, MD, MBA
Immediate Past President
AADMD


Health SIRG Conference

Bridging the gap: from evidence to improved health for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Hilton Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland

June 19-21, 2017

Bob Fletcher of NADD retiring

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Please see below for news from our friends at NADD regarding the retirement of Dr. Robert J. Fletcher, Founder and CEO of NADD.

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

Three UCEDDs Receive Nearly $150,000 in Grants from the Special Hope Foundation

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PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Lynne O’Hara
Executive Director
650-320-1715

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...):

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