Education: Foster development of educational programs at all levels
Research: Provide forum for developing/implementing strategic research direction
Clinical Service: Contribute to the definition, development and delivery mechanisms of new and innovative clinical service models, particularly those that are community based
The Developmental Disabilities Program in the Department of Psychiatry endeavours to be a national leader in improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities, and in the advancement of knowledge of developmental disabilities. We are dedicated to clinical education, the facilitation of scholarly research, and engagement with the greater developmental disabilities sector.
We are dedicated to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education within the University Community and Continuing Professional Development both within the University Community, and beyond.
We are also dedicated to conducting and facilitating scholarly research in the field of developmental disabilities, and helping to ensure that research is translated into clinical care.
We are steered by an Advisory Board, made up of clinicians and faculty members from the University, community clinicians and community agency executives, representatives from the Ministry of Community and Social Services, divisional administrators, parent advocates, and community educators.
The mission of the Developmental Disabilities Program is to be a leader in the development of expertise and knowledge translation in developmental disabilities through clinical and community professional education, and the facilitation of scholarly research.
Developmental Disabilities Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University London, Ontario Mental Health Care Building Parkwood Institute Rm. F4-430 t. 519.646.6100 x47694