2008 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Wednesday, March 26, 2008- Friday, March 28, 2008
Location: San Diego, CA

Theme: Biological and Behavioral Intervention Research for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Location: The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, California

The Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities.

The overall aims of the conference are to promote exchange of information regarding the latest findings in behavioral & biobehavioral research on the causes, prevention and interventions for mental retardation and related developmental disabilities; to further our understanding of the manifestations of those disabilities; to better characterize the contexts in which people with disabilities and their families live; to promote collaboration among behavioral scientists; and to provide a major training resource for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other junior scientists entering the field of mental retardation research. 

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