Call for Abstracts, Round Table Discussions and Symposia for the IASSIDD World Congress 2024

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We are thrilled to announce the opening of our Call for Abstracts, Round Table Discussions and Symposia for the IASSIDD World Congress 2024, and we want YOU to be a part of this exceptional event! Centring around the Congress theme of ‘Reimagining Connections’, this is your chance to showcase your expertise, share ground-breaking research, and contribute to an inspiring exchange of ideas.

What are we looking for?

Abstract Submission

Whether you are an accomplished researcher or a promising student, we value your contributions and encourage you to submit your abstract in any of the following themes:

  • Aging
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Challenging Behavior / Mental Health
  • Comparative Policy and Practice
  • Down Syndrome
  • Inclusive Research
  • Ethics
  • Families
  • Health Issues
  • Inclusive Education
  • Parenting with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities
  • Quality of Life
  • Other

Symposium Proposal

This is an incredible opportunity for you to curate a dynamic and thought-provoking symposium, bringing together experts and enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds to explore and discuss cutting-edge topics.

Symposium Presentations

Each symposium proposal is required to have four symposium presentations linked to it, and these are submitted via the same portal.

Round Table Discussion

This is a chance to host and facilitate a group discussion on a topic, providing the opportunity for experts in your field to have their say on a number of fascinating topics.

Key Dates

Submission Deadline: Friday 17 November 2023, 11:59pm (Greenwich Mean Time)

Notification to authors: Monday 11 March 2024


Additional helpful guidance on the online submission process can be found by clicking HERE. We suggest that you read through the guidance notes before you submit.

How to Submit

Abstracts, symposium proposals, and symposium presentations can all be submitted via the IASSIDD 2024 Submission Portal. Click on the link below for more information.


Kind regards,

IASSIDD 2024 Congress Secretariat
c/o In Conference Ltd,
Q Court, 3 Quality Street, Edinburgh, EH4 5BP
Tel: +44 (0) 131 336 4203, Email: