Breaking News – IADH 2018 – Venue Change

Posted Fri 20 Jan 2017 by Alison Dougall

The iADH wish to formally announce that the venue of the 24th IADH Congress has been changed and will no longer take place in Istanbul as previously planned. This decision has not been taken lightly and in fact many alternative options have been considered over the last months amid safety concerns and perceived fears of iADH council members […] Read more …

Call for Abstracts for the 23rd Conference of the Nordic Association for Disability and Oral Health

Posted Mon 14 Nov 2016 by Alison Dougall

You are invited to Iceland for the SpecialCare 2017 conference. This is the 23rd conference of the Nordic Association for Disability and Oral Health (NFH) and is held in conjuction with the 5th Nordic Conference on Children with Feeding Disorders in Reykjavík 17th–18th of August in 2017. This conference will provide an active forum for presentations and discussions. The […] Read more …

iADH toolbox for measuring Attitudes and intended behaviours to disability

Posted Fri 26 Aug 2016 by Alison Dougall

The documents in this toolbox include set of instruments designed to evaluate the impact of teaching on student attitudes and intended behaviours using validated questionnaires and instruments. Follow this link for more details Attitudes toolbox info for website

Feedback and Evaluation for iADH2016

Posted Mon 18 Apr 2016 by Alison Dougall

Please find a link to the online feedback form for the iADH Congress in Chicago.   Thank you for taking the take time to complete this evaluation form. By clicking on the image above you can offer your feedback and evaluation. Indeed all constructive suggestions  will be most welcomed and will be shared with the organising and […] Read more …

iADH President Timucin Ari being interviewed in Canada about the Conference

Posted Wed 6 Apr 2016 by Alison Dougall

Dr. Timucin Ari, President of the International Association for Disability and Oral Health, briefly spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the upcoming 23rd iADH Congress which will take place between April 14 and 17, 2016 in Chicago. Dr. Timucin ARI graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul, Turkey in 1996. He has finished the […] Read more …

Sad News from Spain

Posted Tue 5 Apr 2016 by Alison Dougall

Dear friends, It is a great sadness for us to inform the iADH members that the Spanish Society for Special Care Dentistry (SEOEME) past-president Antonio Cutando Soriano passed away last week. Antonio was the Spanish president between 1995 and 1997, and later member of the Executive Board of the iADH since 2012. He was the […] Read more …

STOP PRESS: Research Methods in Special Care Dentistry –

Posted Sat 2 Apr 2016 by Alison Dougall

Pre Conference Workshop Thursday 14 April 9am-1pm For just $50, new and beginning researchers will be able to learn from experienced thought-leaders in the special care dentistry field! VISIT SCDA ONLINE TO REGISTER In this interactive, four-hour workshop delegates will be introduced to research methods of particular relevance to special care dentistry. Content will include […] Read more …

Communication Track – Friday 15th and Saturday 16th April Chicago 2016

Posted Fri 1 Apr 2016 by Alison Dougall

Outline of the Session Effective communication skills are essential for all dental professionals and significantly impact on patient outcomes including management of dental fear and patient satisfaction. Within special care dentistry there are of course additional communication challenges and enhanced skills are required to truly deliver patient centred care, to effectively interact with the interdisciplinary […] Read more …

Friday 15th April – Global Management of Caries in People with Disabilities – SCDA/iADH Chicago

Posted Tue 29 Mar 2016 by Alison Dougall

Caries may constitute an additional problem to people with disability. Individuals’ physical and intellectual impairments as well as insufficient availability of appropriate services are addressed as barriers to oral health care in this population. However, such situations vary depending on policies, health systems and educational background related to Disability and oral health that are dominant […] Read more …