Aiden and Zandra featured in IASSIDD 2019 promotional video
We are delighted that Aiden and Zandra have featured in the promotional video for the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. They were absolute stars and great ambassadors for Shetland. Well done Aiden and Zandra!
Glasgow is hosting the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from 6-9 August 2019. The Congress theme is Future4All.
The organisation expects to welcome over 1200 participants to Glasgow, from various professions and career levels, such as health and social workers, social care and educational practitioners, policy makers, family carers, academics and third sector organisations.
IASSIDD’s mission is to promote the development of new knowledge, research and other scholarly activities, as well as the application of knowledge, to improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and those who support them.
The aims are first to enable international collaboration and leadership in research; second, to encourage a perspective that takes into account the interests, human rights and fundamental freedoms of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and those who support them throughout the world; third, to stimulate high quality and innovative research encompassing interdisciplinary interests and methodological diversity and to fourth, to engage in worldwide exchange of evidence-based knowledge with relevant stakeholders. Through IASSIDD’s international standing and capacity, the organisation is ideally placed to achieve this aim.
To watch the video click here.