|About the conference
YAI's International Conference on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) is a global gathering on the future of the field and serves as a major forum for the exchange of ideas and information pertaining to programs, policies and strategies that enhance the lives of people with ID/DD. The conference attracts an annual audience of over 2,500 advocates, providers and specialists from throughout the United States and abroad. The event, hosted at the Hilton New York Midtown, features over 200 presenters exploring critical topic areas such as:
Family members, people with disabilities, physicians, direct support professionals, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, administrators, higher education faculty, early intervention and special education professionals, behavioral health professionals and anyone working or committed to creating a society that embraces difference.
2014 Highlights Slideshow: