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2017 Conference for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

May 11, 2017


Join us for the second annual Conference for IDD. More than 42,000 individuals in Texas are diagnosed with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). At Metrocare Services, we strive to provide quality services to those diagnosed with IDD and support to their families, as well as educate our community on best practices for service delivery.

Metrocare is excited to share that the 2017 Conference for IDD is being presented with support by Money Follows the Person, a Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities project to expand training and educational opportunities to people who serve individuals with IDD. 


New and innovative programs across the IDD spectrum:

  • Utilizing a Crisis Network Team to Support Step Down Transition
  • Grief & Loss
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Supporting Individuals at Risk of Criminal Behavior
  • Increasing exercise and healthy behaviors
  • Behavior Pharmacology
  • Substance Abuse & IDD
  • Technology & Adaptive Aids
  • Day Habs without Walls
  • Personalized Recovery Oriented Services for Dual Diagnosed
  • ACT - IDD
  • Virtual Reality Therapy
Nationally renowned subject-matter experts and award-winning authors

With keynotes by David F. Fray, DDS, MPH and Barbara Falcone & Joshua Skolnick, if you are a clinician, professional, paraprofessional, advocate, caregiver, guardian or a family member who supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, this is a MUST-ATTEND event.

All inclusive event - your registration fee includes conference, lunch and snacks.

CEUs available for BCBA, LPC, & Social Work

For your convenience, there is a block of hotel rooms reserved at the Hyatt Place for a discounted rate. Last day to book is April 30, 2017. Click here to access this special group rate.


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