Call for abstracts

Call for abstracts is now online! Submission deadline is Thursday April 30th, 2015.

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Conference Goal

This two-day conference will engage health care providers and students from a variety of disciplines in professional knowledge transfer and discussion in order to improve the health and wellbeing across the life span for persons with a developmental disability.

Outcomes

After participating in this conference, participants will be able to discuss:

  • Effective practices to help improve the health and wellbeing across the life span for persons with a developmental disability,
  • How interprofessional collaboration can improve the delivery of health care across the life span for persons with a developmental disability,
  • Innovative and emerging practices and outcomes in the assessment and treatment of complex needs across the life span for persons with a developmental disability,
  • The role of community health care in providing appropriate health care across the life span for persons with a developmental disability.

 Who should attend

  • Health care professionals
  • Developmental service providers
  • Students in health care disciplines
  • Caregivers
  • Academic faculty and researchers
  • Policy and decision makers

Format

Content will be presented through plenary sessions, interactive workshops, and poster presentations. Space for exhibiting books, artwork, and information about sponsors and supporters will also be available.

Conference Location

University of Toronto Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto