CP State Conferences

Clinical Conference on Nov. 4 

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Presentations & Materials

THE FATAL FIVE PLUS: TOP PREVENTABLE CAUSES OF DEATH IN PEOPLE WITH I/DD
Craig Escudé, MD, President, IntellectAbility

AGING AND DEMENTIA IN PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: ASSESSMENTS AND CARE PRACTICES
Seth M. Keller, MD, Neurologist, Neurology Associates of South Jersey

DYSPHAGIA RECOGNITION AND CHOKING PREVENTION
Margaret A. Turk, MD, Vice Chair, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Jennifer Freeman, Director of Nutrition Services, NYS OPWDD

AN INTERPROFESSIONAL APPROACH TO IMPROVING ORAL HEALTHCARE
Janice Tona, PhD, OTR/L, Clinical Associate Professor and Occupational Therapy Program Director, University of Buffalo
Dian Chin Kit-Wells, DDS, MEd, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Dental Medicine, University of Buffalo
Tammy Thompson, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Buffalo
Elisabeth Thompson, OTR/L, University of Buffalo
Marilyn A. Ladewig, SLP, Google, CP Unlimited
Amanda Laprime, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, ABA Analyst, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester
Vincent Siasoco, MD, MBA, Medical Director, ADAPT Community Network

PSYCHOSOCIAL EFFECTS OF COVID-19 AND OTHER RECENT STRESSORS ON PEOPLE WITH I/DD
Benjamin Margolis, MD, Psychiatrist/Neurologist, Access: Supports For Living
Steve Marcal, PsyD, Lead Psychologist, Center Health Care, Center for Disability Services
Richard Whaley, Individual receiving services