National Association for the Promotion of Knowledge on Intellectual Disability (NAPKID)
in collaboration with
International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID)
& supported by
Down Syndrome Association of Tamilnadu


Workshop on Mapping Future Research in Disabilities: Supporting Research Initiatives in Intellectual Disabilities

Workshop Code: NAPKID/2011/01

Date: 29th, 30th and 31st of March 2011
Time: 10.00AM – 4.00 AM
Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi

Facilitator: Dr. Libby Cohen, Associate Dean, James Cook University, Singapore

Course Objectives:

  • To share and learn about recent and current research in India regarding intellectual disabilities.
  • To provide an overview of research methodologies.
  • To discuss the research code of conduct.
  • To discuss human ethics requirements.
  • To develop curricula and outlines for future training workshops in India on research methodology, research code of conduct, and research ethics.
  • To describe the preparation of research articles for submission to professional journals such as JPPID and JIDR and APA format requirements.

Target Audience:

  • Medical/allied health professionals/rehabilitation professionals
  • Families, persons with ID, advocates
  • Administrators, supervisors, government officials
  • Researchers, policy makers, advocates

Course Methodology:

  • Lecture/ Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Case /Paper Presentation by fellow  researches

Course Outcomes:

Participants, working in small groups, will be invited to contribute their expertise on curriculum design and development of future training workshops to reach the following outcomes: (1) list of presentations, (2) country report on research in disabilities in India, (3) framework for research training curricula, (4) suggestions for future IASSID Academy workshops in India.

Contact Details for Registration:
Email - napkid.india[at]
Phone - +91-9968173018

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