IASSMD

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IASSMDInternational Association for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency
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Helen, together with other doctors and health professionals in Australia, led to the development of the Australian Group for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency (AGSSOMD; now the Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability, ASID)--which followed the inauguration of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency, (IASSMD, now IASSIDD) in 1964.
Paper presented at the Sixth International Congress of IASSMD, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Normalization Principle and Social Role Valorization: "The normalization principle means making available to all people with disabilities people patterns of life and conditions of everyday living which are as close as possible to the regular circumstances and ways of life or society." (Bengt Nirje, The basis and logic of the normalisation principle, Sixth International Congress of IASSMD, Toronto, 1982.)"