This series aims to bring together front-line clinicians caring for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and researchers from a range of disciplines and medical specialties. Participants can contribute to panel discussions by responding to live polls and submitting questions. Resources and practice tips will be shared throughout the series.
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Health Care of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability during the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Are We Learning and What’s Next?
This webinar series focuses on what we are learning about COVID-19 and adults with IDD to discuss practical implications for their health care now and moving forward. It is jointly sponsored by the International Association for Scientific Studies in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) Health, Challenging Behaviour and Mental Health, Ethics and IDD Special Interest Research Groups (SIRGs); the Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program, Surrey Place Centre, Toronto; and Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Continuing Medical Education credits for participants will be awarded through the Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and similar bodies recognizing these credits internationally.
Dr. William F. Sullivan
Clinical Lead, Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program, Surrey Place;
Family Physician, St. Michael's Hospital Academic Family Health Team;
Associate Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
Prof. Ivan Brown
Director of International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) and Special Interest Research Group (SIRG)
Dr. Esther Bakker-van Gijssel
Principal Clinician, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands
President of the IASSIDD Health SIRG
Prof. Yona Lunsky
Director, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre and the Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
Member, IASSIDD Mental Health and Challenging Behaviours SIRG
Prof. Ruth Northway
Professor of Learning Disability Nursing, University of South Wales, Cardiff, U.K.
Co-Chair, IASSIDD Ethics SIRG
Rev. Bill Gaventa
Director of the National Collaborative on Faith and Disability, U.S.A.
Member, IASSIDD Ethics SIRG and IASSIDD Families SIRG