A conference on human rights and community living conditions for individuals with intellectual disabilities in Oslo and Trondheim.
Oslo, Norway -Human Rights and Rule of Law
Monday 17 June and Tuesday 18 June
18 June 2013 Radisson Blue Plaza Hotel
Tuesday 08:00 – Registration and gathering
Human Rights Rhetoric into Reality for People with Intellectual Disabilities Worldwide
11:00 – Plenary Address – Ruth Luckasson
The Journey to Rights and Community: Thinking Beyond Legal Consent
12:00 - Lunch break
301 (3rd floor)
303 (3rd floor)
Oslo Plaza Ekeberg (Plaza panorama, 33rd floor)
|Steuer - From law to practice: People with intellectual disabilities and inclusion in the labour market.
Lundberg – People with intellectual disabilities in the legal system
Pais- From Chacon Navas to Jette Ring and beyond
|Ficker Terrill -Using outcome measurement for quality of life, organizatonal change, and person centered planning
Larsen - Increased life expectancy and an increased risk of people with Down’s syndrome developing dementia requires improved procedures for monitoring their health status through adulthood
Barstad- Personal outcome measures: A suitable tool to qualify the service to people with disabilities in Norway?
Fridheim and Lundgård– When knowledge of their rights and belief in his own voice creates expectations that the support system is unable to cope
Østby, Haugenes, & Oterhals - My home - my work. Does filmed vignettes and conversation enhance reflection in staff and assertiveness in persons with ID?
Bakken- Adults with intellectual disabilities and mental illness in psychiatric inpatient units. Empirical studies of patient characteristics and psychiatric diagnoses from 1996-2011
15:00 - Coffee break
15:30 – Plenary Address – Michael Wehmeyer
Self-Determination: Toward Lives filled with Rising Expectations, Dignity, Respect, and Opportunities
16:30 - Closing Ceremony – Brent Askvig
Dr. Askvig will provide concluding comments about the day, including observations from the plenary and parallel sessions.
17:00 - End of Conference
Living Conditions and Quality of Life
Thursday 20 June 2013 Rica Nidelven Hotel
08:00 – Registration and gathering
09:00 -09:05- Opening of the conference – Brent Askvig
Dr. Askvig, Executive Director of the ND Center for Persons with Disabilities in Minot, ND, and co-sponsor for the conference, will open the conference.
09:05-09:20- Welcome to the conference- Jens Petter Gitlesen, president of NFU, The Norwegian Association for persons with Developmental Disabilities.
09:20 - Opening Speech - Margaret Nygren
Public Policy Implications of Changes in Language, Data, and Diagnostic Criteria
09:45 – Plenary Address – Julie Beadle-Brown
Promoting a good life in the community for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities - successes and challenges
10:45 – Break
11:00 – Plenary Address – Amy Hewitt
State of the Science: Outcomes and quality of life in community living
12:00 - Lunch break
13:00 - Parallel Sessions
Østby, Haugenes, Åsmyhr, Moe, Stormbroen & Oterhals - My home - my work. Does filmed vignettes and conversation enhance reflection in staff and assertiveness in persons with ID?
Midjo -Talking about romantic relationships
Schafft -Obstacles and opportunities to get and keep a job in an ordinary work place
Fjetland - Ethical and moral dilemmas narrated by workers and working leaders in sheltered workshops
Barstad - Personal Outcome Measures – a suitable tool to qualify the service to people with intellectual disabilities in Norway?
Liccini - Red flags of autism spectrum disorders and the benefits of early intervention
Bania - Footprints from school to work: Educational aspiration among Sami adolescents – agency and structure
|Mercer - Community Staff Training: Support providers, university, and state government collaboration
Dean- The effective use of competency-based training in the delivery of an online training curriculum for direct support professionals
Webster – A model for shifting attitudes and practices toward quality lives for all
Strøm- The Legal Situation for Individuals in Norway who are Disabled due to Mental Disturbance
Scharpe –TeleAudiology-Implications for Newborn Hearing Screening
Ficker Terrill -Using outcome measurement for quality of life, organizational change, and person centered planning
Madsen - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: How people with disabilities will be impacted
15:00 - coffee break
15:30 – Plenary Address – Jan Tøssebro
Twenty years after Deinstitutionalization: Current Trends in the Living Conditions of People with Intellectual Disabilities in Norway
16.30-16.40: Performance by The Dance Laboratory
16:40 - Closing Ceremony – Karl Elling Ellingsen
Dr. Ellingsen will provide concluding comments about the day, including observations from the plenary and parallel sessions.
17:00 - End of Conference