Friday, 3 June 2016

Down syndrome: Quality Living for Individuals and Families - A Lifespan Approach


IASSIDD (International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) is the first and only world-wide group dedicated to the scientific study of intellectual disability.

Following the IASSIDD congress in Melbourne, we have been able to secure from Canada the expertise of Dr Roy Brown, a clinical and educational psychologist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary, and his colleague Dr Nancy Jokinen Assoc Professor at the School of Social work, University of Northern British Columbia. Both are established authors, presenters and have over 20 years of experience in quality living issues in people with Down syndrome.

Down syndrome – Quality Living for Individuals and Families 
- A Lifespan Approach
Presenters: Dr Roy Brown and Dr Nancy Jokinen

9:00am – 4:00pm Tuesday 23rd August, 2016
SMC Conference and Function Centre, 66 Goulburn St, SYDNEY
Cost: $155 members, $175 non members

Topics include ...
  • Individual quality living Principles, Concepts & Application 
  • Family Quality Living – Issues for families 
  • Summary of recent research – recommendations for practice 
  • Opportunities for small group discussion surrounding 
  • Early childhood 
  • School aged issues 
  • Young adulthood – further education, employment 
  • Ageing and Dementia 

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