April 17, 2020
Free Webinar Part 2 - April 22nd
Please join AADMD's Webinar “Healthcare Concerns of People with IDD & Dementia,” featuring Seth Keller, MD  and a roundtable discussion with Jadene Ransdell, Senior Advisor of the Aging and Caregiving Initiative at the  National Down Syndrome Society  and Paul Landers, President & CEO of  Pathfinder Village . They will discuss in detail issues facing those with IDD, their families, DSP's and support organizations during the current crisis. 
Don’t miss the live Q&A during the roundtable discussion!

Wednesday, April 22 | 8 p.m. EST
Seth M. Keller, MD, a board-certified neurologist in private practice with Neurology Associates of South Jersey. He specializes in the evaluation and care of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) with neurologic complications. He cares for individuals with IDD both in the community as well in New Jersey’s ICF/DD centers. Dr Keller is on the Executive Board of the Arc of Burlington County as well as on the board for The Arc of New Jersey Mainstreaming Medical Care Board. Dr Keller is the Past President of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD). Dr Keller is the co-chair of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG). Dr. Keller is also the chair of the Adult IDD Section with the American Academy of Neurology.

Following the presentation there will be a roundtable including Jadene and Paul to discuss in more detail the concerns and issues of those with IDD, their families, DSP's and support organizations on who the pandemic has had an impact and on how strategies can be taken to help mitigate the effects of the virus now and after the current crisis has abated.
Share Your Feedback on the Impact of COVID-19 on People with Disabiities
The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is conducting a confidential, real-time online assessment of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on healthcare and healthcare access among persons with a range of disabilities. They have developed the  COVID-19 & Disability Survey  to collect and analyze that data. Please share the survey broadly amongst your constituents. The survey is open April 17th, 2020 - May 1st, 2020 only.
Visit AADMD's Coronavirus Page   &   aadmd.org for more information & resources. 
American Academy of Developmental Medicine & Dentistry (AADMD) is a non-profit organization of interdisciplinary medical professionals including physicians, dentists, optometrists, neurologists and other clinicians committed to improving the quality of healthcare for people with IDD. 

Since 2002, the AADMD has connected clinicians across the world and prepared them to face the unique challenges in caring for people with IDD. The organization provides curriculum to schools, IDD training for clinicians and specialized information to families and caretakers in language that is easy to understand. Above all, AADMD aims to make sure that no person with IDD is left without access to quality health services. 
The Golisano Foundation is one of the largest private foundations in the U.S. dedicated to making the world a better place for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Foundation is devoted to opening doors to opportunity, changing negative perceptions and stereotypes, and forging unprecedented partnerships to ensure individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have pathways to personal dignity, independence and the best possible expression of their abilities and talents throughout their lifetimes. Founded in 1985 by Tom Golisano—entrepreneur, philanthropist, and civic leader, and founder and chairman of Paychex, Inc. —the Foundation “imagines the possibilities,” advocating for families, fighting for their dignity and giving people with IDD the opportunity to thrive in their communities. With more than $55 million in gross assets and awards about $3 million annually to non-profit organizations in Western New York and Southwest Florida.