Program

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HWDD 2017 DAY 1 – November 29, 2017

Session Time Description
Arrival 7:00am Registration & Breakfast
Intro A 8:30am Welcome/Intro – Emcees Daniel Beimers and David Hill
Plenary A 8:45am Put Your Air Mask On First: Reducing stress and promoting positive adult development in parents of children with developmental disabilities; presented by Elisabeth Dykens
Break 10:00am Time to view Posters & Exhibits
Workshop Session A 10:30am W1
Interprofessional Bio-behavioural Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Symptoms in youth with ASD and ID


Alvin Loh; Nicole Aliya Rahim; Anupam Thakur

W2
Educating the Physicians and Health Care Professionals of Tomorrow; A Program model of the Developmental Disabilities Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University


Sarah O’Flanagan

W3
Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACTT-DD) as an Innovative Interprofessional Mental Health Model for persons with Dual Diagnosis


Susan Farrell; Kate Baker

W4
When walking in my shoes beats walking beside me: Mothers talk about taking an active role in developing and delivering interventions to other families


Amy Baskin; Kelly Bryce; Lee Steel; Sarah Waldman, Edna Elaine Obillo

W5
Consensus Guidelines for the Care, Support and Treatment of People with a Developmental Disability and Challenging Behaviours


Tara Hyatt; Jennifer Altosaar; Lisa Holmes; Jo-Ann Trahan

W6
Supporting Individuals with Complex Medical Needs in Community


Phemie Guttin; Victoria Webber

Lunch 11:30am Time to view Posters & Exhibits; Lunch served at 12:00pm
Workshop Session B 1:00pm W7
An Introduction to the Report of the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis’ (ONTABA) “Evidence-based Practices for Individuals with ASD: Recommendations for Caregivers, Practitioners, and Policy Makers”


Stasia Rossinsky; Adrienne Perry; Julie Koudys

W8
Developing an in-depth case study for health professional education: A Community – University Partnership


Lynn Cockburn; Sandee Moore; Denise DuBois

W9
Conscious Care and Support: a complementary model of support to enhance best practices in Ontario


Peter Marks

W10
Grieving Together – A Peer Support Model


Shallen Jackson; Melissa Reinhardt; Donna Lee

W11
What’s a Behavioral Phenotype? Lessons from Prader-Willi, Williams and Down syndromes


Elisabeth Dykens

W12
Improving primary care for adults with developmental disabilities: Tips from the front-line


Janet Durbin; Ian Casson; Laurie Green

Break 2:00pm Time to move between workshop rooms
Workshop Session C 2:15pm W13
Evidence-Based Parent Training Intervention To Teach Safety Skills to Children with Autism


Sarah Kupferschmidt

W14
Innovative learning and teaching strategies in training the next generation of psychiatrists: learners’ perspective on developmental disability education


Chien-Shun Chen; Matt Boyle; Amanda Sawyer; Natasha Fernandes; Alon Coret; Muhammad Irfan Jiwa; Alicia Thatcher

W15
Practical outcomes of a needs assessment examining the priority health and social needs of adults with developmental disabilities in complex situations


Angie Gonzales; Kristin Dobranowski; Carly McMorris; Johanna Lake; Yona Lunsky; Robert Balogh

W16
Supported decision-making in practice for people with profound intellectual disabilities


Michael Bach

W17
Election’s Canada’s Accessibility Services: How we are making voting more accessible for Canadians of all abilities


Juan Melara-Pineda

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Break 3:15pm Time to move between workshop rooms
Workshop Session D 3:30pm W18
Speech Language Pathology Services for People with DD – We Do More than You Think!


Heather Morgan; Sarah Dennis; Joanne St-Denis

W19
You Want Us To Organize What?!?!? A Panel on Developing Effective Staff Education Events


Brenda Quinlan; Jo Anne Nugent; Kerry Boyd; Megan Primeau

W20
When Adults with Developmental Disabilities go to the Psychiatric Emergency Department: Who goes and how can we help?


Natasha Fernandes; Amanda Sawyer; Anna Durbin; Yona Lunsky

W21
It takes a village to raise a child: A discussion of pregnancy, prenatal care, and parenting in individuals with intellectual disabilities


Jennifer Allen; Deborah Bluestein; Alma Disha; Janet Vogt

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Depart 4:30pm Day is over