AADDM18 Conference: Call for Abstracts

AADDM invites you to submit your abstracts for poster presentations at the AADDM18 Conference. Conference organisers wish to provide researchers, clinicians, health service providers and others with opportunity to disseminate information about research and innovations in health care for people with developmental disability across the lifespan. Selected abstracts may be invited for inclusion in oral sessions.


The closing date for abstract submissions has been extended to June 18, 2018. Please use the online form below to submit your abstract. Presenting authors must register to attend the conference. Decision of the conference planning committee is final.


Abstracts must be:

  • in English, please check spelling and grammar
  • submitted online using headings provided
  • no longer than 200 words
  • accompanied by a short (max 50 words) plain English description
  • accompanied by disclosure of funding (included in poster)
  • include list of authors (presenting author first).
  • abstracts will be published online in AADDM.com.au



Step 1: please download the Abstract Submission template
Step 2: complete the template in accordance with submission guidelines
Step 3: copy the details into the online form below and submit
Step 4: you will be notified by July 17, 2018 if your abstract submission was successful.
Step 5: please register for the conference using the online form


We recommend that you download and fill in the Abstract Submission template first and save a copy to your computer before copying over the information onto the online form. This is to prevent the information from getting lost in case there are any issues when submitting the online form (internet dropout, browser problems, etc).