In 2002, he took over the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD
All responding deans 1) expressed an interest in acquiring curricula modules developed by AADMD, Special Olympics, and PAHO, and 2) agreed to consider integrating the didactic modules in their schools' predoctoral curriculum.
Production of a two-hour educational DVD program by AADMD and Special Olympics on the care of individuals with special needs for distribution to LAC dental schools;
Planned development by AADMD and Special Olympics of educational materials and collaboration between ministries of health and chief dental officers throughout the LAC region.
One of the big initiatives of AADMD
, Special Olympics and other disability-related organizations has been to have people with intellectual and developmental disabilities designated by the federal government as a "medically underserved population." There are multiple benefits that come from having this population named an MUP For a fuller understanding of the reasons for seeking such a designation, please see the Autistic Self Advocacy Network's policy brief (http://autisticadvocacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/MUP_ASAN_PolicyBrief_20140329.pdf).
EP Magazine's new series, Teaching Rounds, will share articles about the ongoing teaching rounds conducted by members of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) in various teaching settings.
Mindy Dogmanits is a fourth-year dental student at the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and an active member in the student chapter of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD).
In typical interdisciplinary, patient-centered, evidence-based fervor, an ad-hoc committee from the AADMD Board formed to consider the history, best practices, and possible solutions in treatment adaptation for the clinical care of individuals with IDD.
With this audacious purpose, the AADMD acknowledges the proximity of the topic to issues of civil rights, human rights and liberties, and self-determination.
These guidelines have been disseminated through the AADMD website and networks, presented at partner organizations' conferences (such as the Special Care Dentistry Association), and are available for utilization and evaluation.
Preceding the Games, Special Olympics, in partnership with the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) brought together a group of U.S.-based health influencers for a special event, Igniting Change: Inclusive Health Summit, at the AADMD 16th Annual Educational Conference.
Kent Habilitation Center at Orange Grove Center and Editor in Chief of the award-winning Exceptional Parent magazine on June 29, 2018 at the AADMD 1 Voice Conference in Seattle, Washington.