Scientific programme

The congress contributions have been printed in a JIDR special issue, which can be downloaded free of charge for EAMHID members:

Editorial: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jir.12870

Abstracts: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jir.12869

Thursday, 23rd September 2021

7:00am Registration desk opens

7:30am - 10:30am pre-congress Workshops

Pre-Congress Workshops

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Workshop 1 Autism: absolute thinking in a relative world. Context blindness 2.0
  Peter Vermeulen
Workshop 2 Mental health nursing for persons with intellectual disability. Behavioral equivalents, therapeutic communication and user participation
  Trine Bakken
Workshop 3 Primary prevention of child sexual abuse by juveniles and adults with sexual interest in pre- and/or early pubescent children
  Miriam Schuler
Workshop 4 Emotional Development: from science to practice.
  Filip Morisse, Leen De Neve and Lies Taghon
Workshop 5 Improvisational theater intervention in people with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems
  Regina Fabian and Daria Tarasova
Workshop 6 Dialogue-oriented de-escalation: Identification and usage of the elements of escalation
  Carlos Escalera and Paula Sanchez Calvo
Workshop 7 Dementia in Persons with Intellectual Disability
  Elisabeth Zeilinger and Sandra Verena Müller
Workshop 8 On mutual connections between trauma and brain in people with intellectual disabilities
  Lien Claes und Trees Vangansbeke

11:00am Memorial Service: Gedächtniskirche

1:00pm Opening Ceremony

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm Scientific Programme

Keynote | 02:00pm - 02:45pm | Room: Humboldt

Christine Preißmann | living with autism - an encouragement
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Special Lecture | 02:45pm - 03:30pm Room: Humboldt

Karolien Notebaert | Hack your brain - unlock your unique potential
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Scientific Programme

Solicited Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | From vulnerability to resilience: visualising strengths in people with intellectual disabilities
Language: English & German Room: Kleist
  Resilience in the face of adversity: how people with intellectual disabilities deal with challenging times (Femke Scheffers)
  Cripped collaborations: disability as a methodological starting point in academic research (Leonie Dronkert)
  Perspectives on burdens, strengths and desires of children with neurodevelopmental disorders in residential care (Gabriëlle Mercera)
Solicited Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | Treatment at your doorstep: innovative healthcare with 'The Banjaard Bus'
Language: English Room: Edison
  Treatment at your doorstep : “GIJS: from idea to reality” (CLM van Vliet)
  Treatment at your doorstep : different treatments in a safeand homely atmosphere setting (KC Dekker)
  Treatment at your doorstep : "playing and recovering on wheels" (EMN van Ooijen)
Solicited Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | COVID-19 pandemic – effects and challenges in people with intellectual disabilities
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  How to address and better prepare for pandemic related trauma experienced by people with intellectual disabilities (Julie Gentile - online)
  COVID-19 and people with intellectual disabilities in the UK – what happened? (Ken Courtenay)
  Impact of COVID-19 on families with young children with developmental disabilities (Angela Hassiotis - online)
  Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with disabilities in Germany - results of an online-based survey (Michael Seidel)
Individual Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | Treatment
Language: English Room: Einstein
  Evaluating Talking Mats™ with the inpatient intellectual disability forensic population (Sam Quinn)
  Design and testing of a virtual reality mentalization module (Paula Sterkenburg)
  The importance of the emotional development in the musictherapy with individuals with intellectual disability (Federico Fiumani)
  WIELD 2: using a picture book to improve epilepsy management for people with learning disabilities (Georgina Parkes)
  Smoking cessation in people with mild intellectual disability (MID): a motivational approach (Marieke Meppelder - online)
Individual Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | Health Inequalities/Challenging behaviour
Language: English Room: Pasteur
  Adverse experiences, stress and resilience in the lives of elderly people with intellectual disability (Hadewych Schepens)
  Measures preventing challenging behaviour of adults with ID in swiss residential institutions (Eva Büschi)
  Supporting adults with ID and CB in swiss residential care: towards an ecological systems approach. (Natalie Zambrino - online)
  Health literacy in people with intellectual disabilities: strengths and weaknesses (Nils Sebastian Vetter - online)
  Increased susceptibility of Covid-19 diagnosis in Down-Syndrome compared to the general population (Asaad Baksh)
Coproductive Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm
Supporting persons with ID participating in crisis  
Language: German Priya-Lena Riedel, Barbara Juen, Georg Willeit
Room: Kepler online

3:30pm - 4:00pm Coffee Break

04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Scientific Programme

Keynote | 04:00pm - 04:45pm | Room: Humboldt

Andre Strydom | Alzheimer’s disease in Down syndrome - from understanding pathology to prevention
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Historical Lecture | 04:45pm - 05:30pm | Room: Humboldt

Michael Seidel | The extinction of people with mental and physical disabilities by German physicians during the Nazi time
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Scientific Programme

Roundtable | 04:00pm - 05:30pm
The assessment and treatment of ASD and/or attachment disorders in persons with an intellectual disability  
Language: English & German Paula Sterkenburg, Rita Erlewein, Mark Hudson (online), Mirjam Wouda, Veerle Andries
Room: Kleist  
Solicited Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:30pm | Peer-influence in persons with ID: from science to practice
Language: English Room: Einstein
  Language skills and social contact among students with intellectual disabilities in special needs schools (Verena Hofmann)
  Social and non-social influence on social judgments in adolescents with intellectual disability (Sara Egger - online)
  Peer influence on autistic behavior development (Gina Nenninger)
  Susceptibility to social influence: a way to promote positive development? (Anika Bexkens)
Solicited Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:30pm | Participatory approaches to health promotion with people with intellectual disability
Language: German Room: Kepler
  Participatory development of a health education program for people with intellectual disability (Reinhard Burtscher)
  Health literacy in the field of substance use by and for people with intellectual disabilities (SKoL-Toolbox) (Katharina Rathmann)
  With enthusiasm and energy: promoting physical activity in people with intellectual disabilities (Änne-Dörte Latteck)
Solicited Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:30pm | Crisis care for people with intellectual disabilities who display challenging behaviour
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  Psychosocial interventions for aggression in people with intellectual disabilities (David Prior - online)
  Clinical effectiveness of intensive support teams for challenging behaviour (Ian Hall - online)
  Views and experiences from multiple stakeholders of intensive support teams (Leila Hamza - online)
  Cost effectiveness of intensive support teams for challenging behaviour (Angela Hassiotis - online)
Solicited Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:30pm | Towards a diagnostic standard in detecting autism spectrum disorders in adults with intellectual disability
Language: English Room: Pasteur
  Validation of the german version of the PDD-MRS in an adult sample with ID and suspect of ASD (Hauke Hermann)
  Validation of the DiBAS-R in an independent sample of adults with ID (Isabell Gaul)
  Replication of the diagnostic validity of the music-based scale for autism diagnostics (MUSAD)(Friedemann Trutzenberg )
  The convergent validity of ASD measures in adults with intellectual disabilities (Thomas Bergmann)
Coproductive Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:30pm
Addressing sleep disorders in intellectual disability  
Language: English David O'Regan, Alexander Nesbitt, Ken Courtenay
Room: Edison  

6:00pm Bus trip to location of Congress Dinner

7:00pm Congress Dinner at the Spreespeicher

Friday, 24th September 2021

8:00am Registration desk opens

8:00am - 9:00am Poster Session

09:00am - 10:30am Scientific Programme

Meet the Expert | 09:00am - 09:45am | Room: Humboldt - online

Marco Bertelli | Psychotropic drug use in intellectual disability and low-functoning autism spectrum disorder: who, what, when, how, and why
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Keynote | 09:45am - 10:30am | Room: Humboldt

Peter Vermeulen | From neurodiversity to neuroharmony: intellectual disability, autism and happiness
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Scientific Programme

Solicited Symposia | 9:00am -10:30am | ADHD in people with intellectual disabilities - challenges and dilemmas
Language: English & German Room: Kleist
  ADHD in ID: findings from the UK national audit (Bhathika Perera)
  ADHD in ID: royal college of psychiatrists report UK (Ken Courtenay)
  Defining functional impairment in people with ADHD and ID (Evan Yacoub)
Solicited Symposia | 9:00am -10:30am | Complex case ask for caregiver. Haim Omer and Anton Dõsen give the answer
Language: English Room: Einstein
  An integrative framework: new authority and emotional development (Marleen Schryvers; Goedele Hoefnagels)
  Integrating the new authority and emotional development model in practice (Cornelia van Ham; Goedele Hoefnagels)
  The pros and cons of the integrative framework: New authority and emotional development (Ellen van de Vliet; Willem De Muer)
Solicited Symposia | 9:00am -10:30am | Mental health care for adults with mild intellectual disabilities: four studies using dutch health data
Language: English Room: Edison
  Mental healthcare for adults with mild intellectual disabilities: a cohort study in dutch primary care (Katrien Pouls)
  Mental healthcare for adults with mild intellectual disabilities: a detailed description of GP care (Bianca Schalk)
  Mental healthcare for adults with mild intellectual disabilities: urgent care within out-of-hours GP services (Monique Koks-Leensen)
  Mental healthcare for adults with mild intellectual disabilities: a cohort study in dutch mental healthcare (Katrien Pouls)
Solicited Symposia | 9:00am -10:30am | Dementia in persons with ID – a rare condition or of everyday relevance?
Language: English Room: Pasteur
  Assessment of dementia in a clinical sample of persons with intellectual disability (Peggy Rösner)
  Detection of dementia in individuals with intellectual disability using the DTIM - preliminary results (Peggy Rösner)
  German translation and validation of the CAMDEX-DS(Sandra V. Loosli)
  The use of biomarkers for the diagnosis of alzheimer`s disease (AD) in Down-Syndrome (DS) (Sabine Lindquist)
Individual Symposia | 9:00am -10:30am | Psychopharmacotherapy
Language: German Room: Kepler
  Adequacy of drug prescription in adults with intellectual disability in an inpatient unit in Geneva (Markus Kosel)
  More drugs, less psychotherapy – a retrospective analysis of routine data (Florian Metzger)
  Psychopharmacological treatment of adults with intellectual disabilities and autism-spectrum disorder (Matthias Dose)
  Of the necessary interplay of therapy and pedagogy in psychiatric hospitals for children with ID (Karolin Kuhn; Katja Albertowski)
  Impairment of the serotonergic system in temper outbursts in PWS and treatment with SSRIs (Maximilian Deest - online)
Individual Symposia | 9:00am -10:30am | COVID-19
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  Perspectives on the experiences of people with intellectual difficulties during the Covid-19 pandemic (Silviya P Nikolova - online)
  Understanding inequalities in COVID-19 outcomes following hospital admission for people with ID (Sarah Pape)
  COVID-19 impact in people with intellectual disabilities (Mercedes H Núñez-Polo - online)

10:30am - 11:00am Coffee Break

11:00am - 12:30pm Scientific Programme

State of the Art | 11:00am - 11:45am | Room: Humboldt - online

Tina Cook | Building resilience: researching the practice of mindfulness and acceptance and commitment therapy with family carers of adults with learning disability and challenging behaviour
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State of the Art | 11:45am - 12:30pm | Room: Humboldt

Johannes Fellinger | Mental health of deaf people with intellectual disabilities
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Scientific Programme

Solicited Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Improving mental health for individuals with developmental disabilities: Results from clinical research
Language: English & German Room: Kleist
  Behavioural equivalents of schizophrenia in patients with intellectual disability and autism (Trine Lise Bakken)
  Experiences of ward atmosphere in inpatients withintellectual disability and mental illnes (Heidi Sageng Sommerstad; Trine Lise Bakken )
  Patients with intellectual disabilities in specialist mental health services in Singapore (Jonathan Ee - online)
  Evaluation of a multimodal group training supporting People with Autism and intellectual Disability (Thomas Bergmann)
Solicited Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Validity analysis and clinical impact of the Scale of Emotional Development-Short
Language: English Room: Pasteur
  Item-validity analysis of the SED-S in a multicenter sample of adults with intellectual disabilities (Hauke Hermann)
  Behavioural phenomena in persons with an ID according to Emotional Development (Nadine Berndt)
  Seed the SED-S: does emotional development predict psychiatric disorders in people with intellectual disability? (Aleksey Lytochkin)
  The impact of depressive episodes on the level of emotional development in adults with IDD (Maria Schmidt, Toni Haferburg)
Individual Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Autism and developmental delays
Language: English Room: Einstein
  Psychometric properties of the Psychopathology in Autism Checklist (PAC) in adolescences and adults (Sissel Berge Helverschou)
  Diagnosis of autism-spectrum disorder in adults with intellectual disabilities (Matthias Dose)
  Deficit or delay? Executive functions in 8 to 17-year-olds with borderline intellectual functioning (Maaike van Rest - online)
  The social-emotional functioning of young children with a significant cognitive and motor developmental delay (Ines Van keer)
Individual Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Health promotion
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  Daily time management and time-assistive devices for people with an intellectual disability (Debora van Elst - online)
  Design to implementation of technology-based interventions for visual (and intellectual) disability (Vernandi Dyzel - online)
  E-health, physical activity and intellectual disability –protocol for a pilot study (Henriette Michalsen - online)
  How do multimorbidity and lifestyle factors impact the perceived health of adults with intellectual disabilities? (Monica Isabel Olsen - online)
  Physical and mental health in intellectual disability, preliminary data of a cross-sectional study (Martina Capellazzi - online)
Roundtable | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities  
Language: German Michael Seidel; Annika Kleischmann; Marcus Bernard; Brian Fergus Barrett; Wolfgang Koeller
Room: Kepler  
Coproductive Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Co-presentation with people with intellectual disabilities, employment, education, inclusion  
Language: English Ruwani Ampegama; Karina Marshall-Tate (online); Maggie Brennan; Eddie Chaplin; Steve Hardy; Peter Cronin
Room: Edison  

12:30pm - 13:00pm Poster Session

12:30pm - 1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00pm - 2:00pm General Assembly EAMHID

02:00pm - 03:30pm Scientific Programme

Keynote | 02:00pm - 02:45pm | Room: Humboldt - online

Nicole Strüber | Focus on the brain: How individual genes, prenatal epigenetic characteristics and early interaction experiences shape resilience and risk
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Meet the Expert | 2:45pm - 3:30pm | Room: Humboldt - online

Karl Elling Ellingsen | Blind spots! A look at some of the outcomes of the Norwegian reform in service systems for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Scientific Programme

Solicited Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | People with intellectual disabilities in prison and court settings in the UK
Language: English & German Room: Kleist
  Vulnerabilities of prisoners with autistic traits (Jane McCarthy)
  People with intellectual disability within court liaison & diversion services: characteristics & vulnerabilities (Jane McCarthy; Denise Harvey - online)
  Identifying and managing intellectual disability in prisons (Eddie Chaplin)
  People with intellectual disabilities views on support following court contact (Salma Ali; Karina Tate-Marshall - online)
Solicited Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | Recommendations of the DGMGB for the medical care of patients with ID
Language: German Room: Kepler
  Functional deterioration in adults with cerebral palsies – the differential diagnosis (Peter Martin)
  Pain in adults with developmental disorders – from symptom to diagnosis (Jörg Stockmann)
  The differential diagnosis of diarrhea in adult patients with intellectual disabilities (ID) (Martin Rohlf)
Solicited Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | Focus on personalised care and individual behavioural change for improving mental health in IDD
Language: English Room: Pasteur
  Lessons about the feasibility of daily diary monitoring in youth with MID-BIF (Daan Hulsmans)
  The effectiveness of a personalized treatment for substance use disorder in people with MID-BIF(Lotte Gosens - online)
  Treatment of self-harming and suicidal behaviour in IDD by adapted dialectical behaviour therapy (Annemarie van Vonderen)
  Physiological stress as early-warning signal for challenging behaviour in people with SPID (Rianne Simons)
Individual Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | Inclusion, society and community
Language: English Room: Einstein
  "This is how I want to live!" Results of a study to identify housing wishes with people with complex disabilities (Friederike Koch; Karin Tiesmeyer)
  CONF.I.A.N.Ç.A | a moment of stillness, self-reflection and connection (Vicky Simitopoulou)
  Identifying and linking leverage points to inventions based on 'dynamic personal network stories' (Evy Meys)
  Psychology students ́ education, experiences & attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities (Luise Schröder)
  Inclusion and participation of people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour (Sophia Arndt & Annika Lang)
Individual Symposia | 02:00pm - 03:30pm | Assessment
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  Assessing conversational skills of adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities (DD) (Silvia Iacomini - online)
  Autism screening in adults with intellectual disability and hearing loss: validity of the DIBAS-R and PDD-MRS (Johannes Hofer - online)
  Influence of emotional development, mental disorders and problem behaviors in a population simple with ID (Carlos Peña-Salazar)
  What we need to know about callous-unemotional traits and youths functioning? (Myriam Squillaci - online)
Roundtable | 02:00pm - 03:30pm
An international manual emotional development and intellectual disability  
Language: English Jac de Bruijn; Jolanda Vonk; Filip Morisse; Els Ronsse
Room: Edison  

3:30pm - 4:00pm Coffee Break

04:00pm - 05:20pm Scientific Programme

Keynote | 04:00pm - 04:40pm | Room: Humboldt - online

Chris Oliver | Enhancing the wellbeing of people with severe intellectual disability and complex needs
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Meet the Expert | 4:40pm - 5:20pm | Room: Humboldt

Marja W. Hodes | Video-feedback intervention to support parents with intellectual disabilities
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Scientific Programme

Solicited Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:20pm | From theoretical models, through psychotropic drug prescriptions practice, to patient’s reported outcome measures
Language: English & German Room: Kleist
  Use of integrative models in the assessment of challenging behaviour in individuals with intellectual disabilities (Tryntsje Fokkema)
  Challenging behaviour, psychotropic drug prescription and restrictive measures: how do they relate?(Josien Jonker)
  Discontinuation of antipsychotic drugs for challenging behaviour; a survey on prescribers’ experiences and opinions ( Joke de Haan)
  Inclusive research on outcome measures for pharmaceutical treatments of challenging behaviour (Gerda de Kuijper)
Solicited Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:20pm | From practice to research. Arts-based interventions in adults with intellectual disabilities
Language: English Room: Edison
  AutCom: musical-bodily interventions in supporting adults with intellectual disability and autism (Thomas Bergmann)
  The art therapy interventions for an individual with Down-Syndrome (Magdalena Rubeša - online)
  Improvisational drama therapy for people with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems (Regina Fabian, Daria Tarasova)
  Music therapy interventions for affect regulation in adults with severe multiple disabilities (Silke Reimer)
Solicited Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:20pm | How to treat/support adults with ID and MH problems and their environment? An example of matched care
Language: English Room: Pasteur
  Treatment model for adults with ID and MH problems: a continuum of inpatient and outpatient care (Filip Morisse)
  Case study of an 18-year-old female (mild ID and ASD) admitted in the admission unit for youngsters (Suzan Laureys )
  Case study: man with moderate ID, epilepsy and psychosis admitted in a short term psychiatric unit (Saskia Rigolle)
  Outreach trajectory with the context of a woman with mild ID and neurodevelopmental disorder (Leen De Neve)
Individual Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:20pm | Mental Disorders
Language: English Room: Einstein
  Identification of post-traumatic stress disorder in autistic adults with intellectual disabilities (Arvid Nikolai Kildahl)
  Dementia in intellectual disability: a training course for daily caregivers (Hadewych Schepens)
  Identifying the links between common mental health conditions and dementia onset in a Down-Syndrome cohort (Mina Idris)
  Inventory for supported psychological evaluation (iSpe) – a research-based innovation project (Oddbjørn Hove)
  Measuring stress levels: suitability of self-report stress measures for people with MID/BIF (Roel Kooijmans)
Individual Symposia | 04:00pm - 05:20pm | Inclusion, society and community
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  A study of parental perspectives on tutoring sessions for children with disabilities during COVID-19 (Zamira Hyseni Duraku; Mirjeta Nagavci - online)
  Building a community forensic service for people with intellectual disabilities and autism (Leah Wooster - online)
  Gender Incongruence and intellectual disability - what services are provided for this population?(Vinicius Faccin Bampi - online)
  Some aspects of community participation of adults with psychosocial disabilities (Rea Fulgosi-Masnja - online)
  Befriending in adults with intellectual disability and depressive symptoms: a pilot trial (Afia Ali - online)
Roundtable | 4:00pm - 4:40pm
The effects of attachment disorders during childhood of people with intellectual disabilities  
Language: German Detlef Meyer (online); Dorothee Hillenbrand; Martin Rothaug
Room: Kepler  
Roundtable | 4:40pm - 5:20pm
"This is how I want to live!" Results of a study to identify housing wishes with people with complex disabilities  
Language: German Karin Tiesmeyer; Friederike Koch; Sandra Waters; Si-yeun Hammerbacher
Room: Kepler  
05:30pm - 07:00pm Scientific Programme

Meet the Expert | 5:30pm - 6:15pm | Room: Humboldt - online

Jeanne Farr, Julie Gentile & Kristin McGill | Lessons from a global pandemic: what have we learned?
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Special Lecture | 6:15pm - 7:00pm | Room: Humboldt - online

Shoumitro (Shoumi) Deb & Bharati Limbu | SPECTROM - an online training programme to reduce overmedication of people with intellectual disabilities
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Scientific Programme

Solicited Symposia | 05:30pm - 07:00pm | Validation and extensions of the Scale of Emotional Development – Short
Language: English & German Room: Kleist
  Validation and extensions of the Scale of Emotional Development – Short (1) (Miriam Flachsmeyer)
  Validation and extensions of the Scale of Emotional Development – Short (2) (Theresa Meinecke)
  Validation and extensions of the Scale of Emotional Development – Short (3) (Daria Tarasova)
  Validation and extensions of the Scale of Emotional Development – Short (4) (Sabrina Lutter)
Solicited Symposia | 05:30pm - 07:00pm | Peer relations and problem behaviors in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities
Language: English Room: Edison
  Effects of problem behavior on acceptance and rejection of students with ID in special needs schools (Noemi Schoop-Kasteler)
  Is problem behavior development of students with ID influenced by their classmates` characteristics? (Christoph Müller)
  Training resistance to peer influence in adolescents with mild-to-borderline intellectual disability (Eline Wagemaker)
Solicited Symposia | 05:30pm - 07:00pm | Treatment and educational support for people with intellectual disabilities and trauma-related disorders
Language: German Room: Pasteur
  Narrative exposure therapy in people with intellectual or psychol. disability-results of a study (Birgit Mayer)
  Narrative and imaginary methods in the treatment of childhood abuse traum – a case study (Marie Ilic)
  Severe developmental trauma and the educational and therapeutic work using the BEP-KI-k (Birgit Mayer)
Individual Symposia | 05:30pm - 07:00pm | Models of care and support
Language: English Room: Einstein
  Beyond ‘spheres of exclusion’. Individualized support for persons with complex needs (Martin F. Reichstein)
  Forms of support for patients with comorbid intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders in Poland (Krzysztof Krysta)
  Model of interdisciplinary outpatient care (Rita Maria Erlewein)
  Predictors of mental health crises among people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in the START Program (Luther Kalb - online)
  Systemical impact of socio-emotional diagnostics (Rita Maria Erlewein)
Individual Symposia | 05:30pm - 07:00pm | Quality of life and wellbeing
Language: German Room: Kepler
  Adaptive profiles of deaf adults with ID: ID domain discrepancies and quality of life (Johanna Eisinger; Magdalena Dall)
  Assessment of psychological distress in people with intellectual disabilities (Melanie Jagla-Franke)
  Health care for people with impairments considering the social participation model (Christian Henning)
  Mood in the corona pandemic in a therapeutic community for the deaf with intellectual disabilities (Clemens Schaurhofer)
  The topic of health in the life stories of people with intellectual disabilities (Hanna Stahlhut - online)
  Bundesteilhabegesetz: Implementation of the UNCRPD in Germany: Limits, Contradictions, Outlook (Sandra Waters)
Individual Symposia | 05:30pm - 07:00pm | Child and adolescent
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  Effect of the use of an iPad on the attention span of a child with Smith Magenis Syndrome: a single case study (M.T. Rikken-Evers)
  Autonomy restrictions & custodial measures from the perspective of adolescents with intellectual disabilities (Saskia Schuppener - online)
  Needs of teachers regarding the education of children with learning difficulties (Claudia Iacob - online)
  Verbal behavior for school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder: what does the literature say? (Myriam Squillaci - online)

7:30pm Speakers Dinner

Saturday, 25th September 2021

8:00am Registration desk opens

8:00am - 9:00am Poster Session

09:00am - 10:30am Scientific Programme

Meet the Expert | 09:00am - 09:40am | Room: Humboldt

Filip Morisse and Leen De Neve | Emotional development in persons with ID
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State of the Art | 9:45am - 10:30am | Room: Humboldt

Kim Hinkelmann | Biology of dissociation: current findings from stress research
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Scientific Programme | 09:00am - 10:30am

Roundtable | 9:00am - 9:40am
Mental health & intellectual disabilities; a transdiagnostic approach to improve practice & research  
Language: English & German Gerda de Kuijper; Josien Jonker; Joke de Haan; Tryntsje Fokkema
Room: Kleist  
Roundtable | 9:00am - 9:40am
Practical implications from embedding a trauma-informed approach in response to ‘Transforming Care’  
Language: English Robert Ferris-Rogers (online); Wendy Ewins; Noelle Blackman
Room: Pasteur  
Roundtable | 9:45am - 10:30am
Practical implications for discharge of restricted patients in England  
Language: English Robert Ferris-Rogers (online); Roger Banks; Christine Hutchinson (online)
Room: Pasteur  
Individual Symposia | 09:00am - 10:30am | Quality of life and wellbeing
Language: English Room: Einstein
  Compassion focused therapy for people with intellectual disability: a scoping literature review (Hannelies Hokke)
  Integrative multidisciplinary approach to mental health of persons with IDD ( Ljilja Ivanković)
  Pain recognition in children and adults with rare genetic syndromes and intellectual disability (Helen Korving)
  Predictors of job satisfaction among staff in care settings for individuals with intellectual disability (Jana Leukart, Guido Semrau)
  Quality of life of parents caring for adult children with intellectual disability (Tamara Kralj - online)
Individual Symposia | 09:00am - 10:30am | Treatment and care
Language: German Room: Kepler
  Advance Care Planning (ACP) for people with impairments (Theodore Otto-Achenbach)
  Cognitive und emotional development in a sample of individuals who are deaf and have intellectual disabilities (ID) (Joachim Adl - online)
  Network for competence development in working with people with challenging behaviour and intensive assistance needs (Si-yeun Hammerbacher)
  Social skill training for handicapped people: a new approach (Antonia von Weizsäcker)
  Treatment planning based on Advance Care Planning (ACP) for practical application (Sandra Menci)
Individual Symposia | 09:00am - 10:30am | Ethics and spirituality
Language: English Room: Voltaire
  Disgust – a long-acting mechanism for social exclusion of people with intellectual disabilities (Michael Seidel)
  Issues of research ethics in the context of so-called mental and/or multiple disabilities (Markus Dederich)
  Leo Kanner - a strong opponent of euthanasia in “feebleminded” children (Michael Seidel)
  Spirituality and quality of life in individuals who are deaf and have ID (Maria Fellinger; Johannes Fellinger)
Solicited Symposia | 09:00am - 10:30am | Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in ID
Language: English Room: Edison
  Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) – only relevant for children? (Björn Kruse)
  Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in children and adolescents. Focussing on invisible impairments (Jörg Liesegang)
  Neuropsychological outcome in adults with FASD and intellectual and developmental disorder (Jessica Wagner)
  Substance use, comorbid psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts in adult FASD patients (Rosa Stoll)
Coproductive Symposia | 9:45am - 10:30am
Beyond Words - tools for empowering people  
Language: English & German Sheila Hollins; Irene Tuffrey-Wijne; Noelle Blackman; Karolyn Kuhn
Room: Kleist online

10:30am - 11:00am Coffee Break

11:00am - 12:30pm Scientific Programme

Keynote | 11:00am - 11:45pm | Room: Humboldt - online

Marco Bertelli | New insights on psychopathological assessment in persons with intellectual disability and low-functioning autism spectrum disorder
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Scientific Programme | 11:00am - 12:30pm

Solicited Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | The CCE approach: intervening in the situations of residents with severe challenging behaviour
Language: English & German Room: Kleist
  A good practice in cases of self-injurious behaviour in people with intellectual disabilities (Peter Koedoot - online)
  Using dialogue to assess the quality of life of a person with severe multiple disabilities (Anouschka Jansen - online)
  The organisational environment of residents with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour (Vanessa Olivier-Pijpers - online)
Solicited Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Enhancing the communication between individuals with multiple disabilities and their communication partners
Language: Englisch Room: Humboldt
  Effects of ‘Tell it!’ on the communication abilities of individuals with congenital deafblindness (Marianne Rorije - online)
  Joint attention and shared enjoyment in storytelling for individuals with multiple disabilities (Rita Gerkema-Nijhof - online)
  Effects of sensory enhanced interactive story telling (SEIS-T) for individuals with multiple disabilities (Nina Wolters-Leermakers - online)
Solicited Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Who challenges whom? Effects of systemic interventions in the field of ID and challenging behaviour
Language: English Room: Edison
  Adopting systemic methods in psychiatric contexts: results from the german research project SYMPA-ID ( Meike Wehmeyer)
  Maintaining appreciation in a strained psychiatric consultation: benefits of the systemic approach (Kordula Kraus)
  From challenge to change: effects of a systemic intervention in a group home setting (Petra Akoh)
Individual Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Multiple and profound disabilities
Language: English Room: Einstein
  Assessment of social communication skills in adults with intellectual disability and deafness (Chantal Weber)
  Attachment psychoeducation for parents of children with severe disabilities: a micro-intervention (Sien Vandesande)
  Designing a system that supports caregivers of people with severe/profound intellectual disabilities (Kyra Frederiks)
  The ‘DHG standards’ for supporting participation in case of persons with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (Erik Weber)
Individual Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Child and adolescent
Language: German Room: Kepler
  „Drop the term‚ challenging behavior‘!“ – the trivialization of emotional suffering (Klaus Hennicke)
  Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in adults (Marie Ilic)
  Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) - enabling participation for children and adolescents (Jörg Liesegang)
  School closures affecting pupils with ID during the pandemic: Situation and opportunities from the teachers' and parents’ perspective (Steffen Siegemund-Johannsen, Christoph Ratz, Christiane Reuter)
  Social pediatrics and child and adolescent psychiatry - existing care options and open professional needs (Loretta Ihme )
Individual Symposia | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Families/parenting
Language: English Room: Pasteur
  Effects of the pandemic on the mental health of carers of people with ID: quantitative and qualitative findings (Biza Stenfert-Kroese - online)
  Empowering mothers of children with developmental delays (Tamara Kralj - online)
  Parents mental health and effects of COVID-19 on children with disabilities and their families (Lea Masnjak Šušković - online)
  Parents of children with disability: coping and resilience (Angelka Keskinova)
  Triggers for dysfunctional mental health of mothers raising a child with disabilities – towards an intervention model (Lianne Dixon)

12:00pm - 1:00pm Closing Ceremony

1:30pm EAMHID Board Meeting