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54th Gatlinburg Conference 2021

April 5-8, 2021

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KU Life Span Institute       Baylor College of Medicine logo

Why attend the Gatlinburg Conference?

The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is one of the premier conferences for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and developmental disabilities.  It has a rich history that started in Gatlinburg, Tennessee in 1967, and the name of its original location remained.  Each year, Gatlinburg Conference brings together researchers and scientists from across the country and the world gather to discuss research and collaborations in the field.

Years of Gatlinburg Conference
Poster Sessions
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Theme: Interventions and Clinical Treatments for Intellectual Disabilities

Full Program and Speakers coming December 2020!

Executive Committee
Plenary Speakers
Nancy Brady

Nancy Brady, PhD
Chair, Speech-Language-Hearing Dept, University of Kansas
Scientist, Life Span Institute, University of Kansas

Elizabeth M. Berry-Kravis, MD, PhD
Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics
Rush University Medical Center