HSE Autism Review

This is a copy of the submission by the Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health to the HSE Autism Spectrum Review

September 2017

 

Introduction

Access to dental care ensures that all people have the opportunity to receive essential treatment, avoid infection and live without dental pain.  For people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), dental services may need small but impactful adaptation to meet their needs.  This submission is by the Irish Society for ...

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Summer Conference 2017

 

 

Dental anxiety and phobia: Practical training for dental teams

Date: 23rd June 2017, Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Dock

The ISDH welcome you to join us at our annual conference in Dublin City this summer. The focus of our conference this year is dental anxiety and phobia. This year, we are doing things a little differently…. This year, a team of International experts will provide applied teaching in the assessment and management for children and adults who have dental anxiety and phobia. This ...

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Bursary deadline EXTENDED

The deadline for submissions has now been extended to the 10th of May for all Prizes and Bursaries

Four awards from ISDH, Dental Health Foundation and DeCare

We are glad to be in a position to offer a range of bursaries this year, thanks to the continuing support of the Dental Health Foundation. This year's winners will be offered support from the ISDH committee to submit for publication in the Journal of Disability and Oral Health.

 

June Nunn Innovation Prize 2017

The society ...

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Webinar Resources Spring 2017

We were delighted to have Dr Siobhan Stapleton deliver an excellent presentation of her award winning research into the oral health of pre-school children with oral disease in Ireland. Siobhan's presentation explored the experience of families with disabilities as they engage with dental services. We also heard about the effectiveness of risk based caries risk management for this group as a means of both reducing risk and cost.

 

Download Siobhan's lecture notes here

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ISDH Webinar February 2017

Registration now open

We at ISDH are known to embrace technology to further the oral health of people with disabilities. In a first of its kind, the ISDH will deliver our (inaugral) Spring webinar.

We are delighted to have Dr Siobhan Stapleton, who will deliver a lecture on the use of preventive strategies to reduce reliance on general anaesthesia for children with disabilities. Siobhan will share her experiences based on her award-winning research in this field, along with the best ...

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Developing our Vision and Mission

What the ISDH is about

The ISDH is 13 years old and that makes us teenagers. It is time to define who we are, renegotiate our relationship with the world and find out what we want to be. Just like any teen - Only, minus the attitude!

A Shared Vision

For the ISDH this means that we are clarifying what we are about; what we want to achieve and how we should get there. The committee has agreed the first steps in this ...

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Conference Lecture Notes

Access our lecture resources here.

Trish Morrison's lecture on Oromotor Function

Oral Motor Trish Morrison June 16.

Dr Barry's Lecture on Surgical and Medical management of drooling

Watch Dr. Barry discussing his lecture here.

Andrea Mulligan's Lecture on the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Find Andrea's lecture notes here.

Watch Andrea discussing her lecture here.

Kev Mac Giolla Phadraig's Talk on Older adults with ID

See Kev's infographic here.

Watch Kev discussing his research with Alison Dougall here. ...

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2016 Bursary Award Winners

Congratulations to our bursary award winners 2016.

There were four winning entries of ISDH bursaries this year. The awards were presented by Professor June Nunn, who commented on the quality of all submissions this year, making for a difficult choice for judges. She highlighted the quality of work submitted, from oral health promotion interventions in the West of Ireland to targeted services for people with Thalassaemia in South Asia. Many thanks to the Dental Health Foundation and DeCare for continuing to ...

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Online booking now open!!

Booking your place to the ISDH conference 23rd June 2017  just got easier!

Click here to go straight to online booking without reading about the conference details.

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Save the Date

ISDH Summer Conference

16th and 17th June 2016

Venue – Salthill Hotel

The ISDH welcome you to join us at our annual conference in the beautiful city of Galway this summer. This year, the theme of our conference is choice and empowerment.

Empowered Choices, Louder Voices

This is timely given that this year marks the year in which the Mental Capacity Act was finally enacted. The conference will give an opportunity to find out from experts what these legal changes mean for us ...

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