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Oral Health and Intellectual Disability

Wednesday, 19th Feb 2020
9:00am 1:00pm
Deakin Downtown
Contact:   ASID Secretariat

Join us for this first ever collaboration between ASID and Australian Society of Special Care in Dentistry "ASSCID" – a morning workshop to discuss all aspects of Oral Health and Intellectual Disability. This will be of interest to people with a disability, family, carers, friends and advocates.

Program includes:

Dr Jo Watson (Deakin University)Special Guest Moderator

Coral Farr (Vic Chair of ASID)The role of ASID

Dr Kerrie Punshon (Chair of ASSCID and Special Needs Dentist)The role of Special Needs Dentists and challenges in providing/ accessing treatment.

Nathan Despott (Inclusion Melbourne) The Oral Health and Intellectual Disability Guide. The role of disability support workers in oral health.

Dr Richard Zylan (Dentist) The importance of Oral Health and Intellectual Disability – problems facing parents and support staff. Collaboration between sectors.

Dr Helen Marchant (Special Needs Dentist) Autism and oral health / dentistry

Jenna Hepburn (Inclusion Melbourne) NDIS and Dentistry

Prof Hanny Calache (Oral Health Research,Deakin University) Special Guest for Panel Discussion

COST:  ASID and ASSCID members - FREE and Non Members - $30

Registrations Close:  1 February 2020

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