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Webinar 2 of 5 in the 2013 Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Resources

6/25/2013
When: 6/25/2013
1:30 - 3:00 PM ET
Where: Webinar
Contact: Angela Deokar
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Webinar #2:  People with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and Dementia
Tuesday, June 25, 1:30-3pm ET

Alzheimer's disease occurs three to five times more often among people with Down syndrome than the general population. People with intellectual or developmental disabilities and dementia may face unique challenges, as well as experiences similar to others with dementia.  This session will cover:


1.       Overview of the scale and scope of issues
2.       Research directions and opportunities, including recruitment
3.       Specialized resources available

Presenters:

  • Laurie Ryan, PhD, Program Director, Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials, NIA
  • Michelle Washko, PhD, Center for Disability and Aging Policy, ACL
  • Seth Keller, MD, Co-Chair, National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices and Immediate Past President, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
  • Ira T. Lott, MD, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of California at Irvine School of Medicine
  • Andrew Morris, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, ACL
  • Moderator: Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, AoA/ACL


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