IASSIDD Conference Vienna 2014

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A number of Tizard staff and PhD students have successfully submitted abstracts and several will also be giving presentations of their research  at the IASSIDD Conference in Vienna this year.

These cover a range of research areas with presentations, abstracts and posters including:

  • Domestic Violence and women with learning disabilities
  • Development and outcomes of community-based services in Hungary
  • Increasing the participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in health and social care research – lessons from the literature
  • Screening prisoners for Intellectual Disabilities in three English prisons
  • Adapting the delivery of the thinking skills programme for prisoners with ID
  • An Evaluation of Positive Behaviour Support Training
  • Quality of communication support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in supported accommodation settings
  • Manager and staff perspectives of skilled support
  • Living in fear: the impact of disability hate crime as reported by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Young people with an intellectual disability and cleft lip/palate
  • Characteristics of high-cost residential placements and implications for local community support.
  • Preventing challenging behaviour of adults with complex needs in supported accommodation
  • Staff and managers perceptions and experiences of skilled support
  • Imagining Autism: evaluation of a drama based intervention for children with autism – the views of parents and teachers
  • Impact of drama based intervention on the social, communicative and imaginative behaviour of children with autism.

The abstracts will be published in the JARID special conference issue, available through the University of Kent Library.

IASSIDD is the largest international organization engaged in the scientific study of intellectual  disabilities. Through this network, members have an opportunity of  linking with researchers throughout the world and to collaborate on  research projects. Membership of IASSIDD provides a strong special  interest research group network affording an opportunity for members to  undertake specific pieces of work in a defined area and participate in  regional and international congresses in their special interest.  For more information:  https://iassid.org/


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