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Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Down Syndrome Program (Boston Children's Hospital) 2011 speaker series for families online

The excellent Down Syndrome Program of speakers for parents is now in its second year at Boston Children's Hospital, in honour of paediatrician, Dr Alan Crocker.

Each event is webcast live, with the talk then being made freely available online to access at any time, bringing a world class expert to your computer. A few days afterwards notes and handouts are posted, a;long with the online video.

Note the next event (listed below is on 27th June, on Autism and Down syndrome.

Already available online from the 2011 series:

February 28, 2011 - William Kiernan, Ph.D., M.S., M.B.A presented Postsecondary Education, Employment and National Service

April 5, 2011 - Kim Barbas, BSN, RN, IBCLC presented Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome

May 23, 2011 - Linda Nelson, DMD, MScD and Marc Ackerman, DMD, MPH presented on Dental Issues in DS and Orthodontics in DS

Schedule for the remainder of 2011 (all times listed for live viewing are eastern USA time):

June 27th, Monday, 7:00pm - David Stein, PsyD will present on Autism and Down Syndrome

July 5th, Tuesday from 10am - 11:30am: Emily Davidson, MD, MPH will present on Complex Care Needs and Down Syndrome

September 6th, Tuesday from 11am - 12:30pm: Cynthia Haddad, CFP and John Nadworny, CFP, ChFC will present on Financial Planning for Families

October 24th, Monday from 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Margaret Kenna, MD, MPH, FACS, FAAP and Lisa Walker, AuD, CCC-A will present on Hearing/Audiologic Concerns and Down Syndrome

November 1st, Tuesday from 10am - 11:30am: JoAnn Simons, MSW, will present on Transitions for Young Adults with Down Syndrome

December 12th, Monday from 6:30 - 8:30pm: Priscilla Osborne, PT, MS, PCS and Jessica Konter, PT, MSPT, DPT will present Gross Motor Skills and Down Syndrome

Catch up with the 2010 Speaker Series here.

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