18th Annual NADD State of Ohio MI/ID Conference

Submit your Proposal Now!

NADD is first and foremost committed to the health and safety of our extended community, and in keeping with these values we have decided to transition our 2020 Ohio Conference into a digital event. While we would much prefer to be physically together, these times are such that we must err on the side of caution and safety.   

We are excited about the opportunities for learning and community that a virtual conference platform will afford us, and we are transforming our program and processes to ensure this year’s conference encompasses all the robust and engaging content NADD is known for.

Who Should Attend?

  • Administrators

  • Psychologists

  • Psychiatrists 

  • Direct Support Professionals

  • Physicians

  • Educators

  • Individuals with IDD

  • Individuals with Mental Health Needs
  • Family Members

  • Residential Providers

  • Social Workers

  • Students

  • Therapists

  • Criminal Justice Systems Personnel

  • Behavioral Specialists/Analysts

  • Employment Specialists

  • Case Managers

  • Client Coordinators

We’re Proud to Announce Karyn Harvey

Will Join NADD as one of our 2020 Keynotes!

Karyn Harvey has worked as a clinician in the field of intellectual disabilities for over 30 years. She has an MA in Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Maryland. She is currently a consulting with the developmental disabilities departments of Connecticut and Maryland. In addition, she is the Director of Training and Program Development for the Park Avenue Group, LLC. She regularly conducts a variety of trainings for both state level and individual agencies on trauma-informed care and positive identity development throughout the country. In 2016 she received the Earl Loschen Award from NADD for Excellence in Clinical Practice.

Karyn has published articles about therapeutic interventions with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), workbooks for individuals with IDD and two books.

Her book Positive Identity Development was published in 2009, and Trauma-Informed Behavioral Interventions was published in 2011.

Submit a Presentation Proposal

We invite you to submit a proposal for a LIVE VIRTUAL 60-Minute Session for the NADD State of Ohio MI/ID Conference.

Deadline to Submit: June 5, 2020 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time)

We are currently accepting proposals on the following MI/ID topics:

  • Systems Collaboration
  • Policy Initiatives
  • Counseling & Therapy
  • Family Issues
  • Diagnosis & Assessment
  • MH Services for those who are Nonverbal
  • Direct Support Professional Training (Behavior Support, MH Basics, etc.)
  • Research
  • Program Models
  • Ethics
  • Supporting Youth with MI/ID
  • MI/ID & Criminal Justice System
  • Crisis Response
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Anxiety & MI/ID
  • Syndromes
  • Substance Abuse and MI/ID
  • Technology Innovations
  • Gender Identity and Sexuality
  • MI/ID and Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
  • Trauma

Important Information

Carefully review the Presentation Proposal Checklist before starting the abstract submission process. These guidelines will help you prepare all the information you need to gather before submitting.
Primary and Secondary Speakers will be able to attend the full conference free of charge in order to present their session.
Please note: All proposals will be considered, but only a limited number can be selected. Notifications will be emailed by the end of June 2020.

Deadline to Submit: June 5, 2020 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time)

To  begin your Submission for a LIVE Virtual Presentation, click below