The Allen C. Crocker Speaker Series is designed to provide quality information from experts on a range of topics related to Down syndrome. The talks are presented monthly at Boston Children’s Hospital and are open to the public.
The talks are created to provide information for families but are also relevant to providers and other community members. The talks are simultaneously webcast and recorded so can be watched in real-time from anywhere with internet access (allowing remote viewers to participate in questions and answers at the end of the talk) and are archived on our website for future viewing.
There are THREE ways to access these monthly presentations! You can't ever "miss" a presentation!
1. Come and participate in person!
2. Watch LIVE ONLINE from the link below!
3. Watch the recording after it takes place, at your own leisure!
Speaker Series Information:
- The Series takes place once a month.
- Schedules for presentation may vary month to month so please make note of dates and times.
- All talks will be held in the Folkman Auditorium at Children's Hospital in Boston.
- Validated Parking Fee is $9.
- Everyone is welcome to attend these free talks.
- The link for LIVE viewing is:
If you would like to join our email distribution list to receive monthly updates on these meetings, news, or other items of interest, please contact Angela Lombardo.
2014 PRESENTATION SCHEDULE
November 14, 2014 at 8:30am. Dr Benjamin Shore will be presenting a talk on "Orthopedic Concerns in Children with DS"
PAST SPEAKER RECORDINGS BY TOPIC
Vision Issues and Down Syndrome
Thyroid Dysfunction and Down Syndrome
Hearing and Audiologic Concerns in Children with DS
Dental Issues in Down Syndrome/Orthodontics and Down Syndrome
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Down Syndrome
Health Care Guidelines for People with DS
Complex Medical Needs and DS
Infantile Spasms and Seizures in Children with DS
Secrets to Social Success: How to Make and Keep Friends
Anti-Bullying Law: IEP and School Wide Strategies
Postsecondary Education, Employment and National Service
Education and Down Syndrome: Translating Findings into Practice
All You Wanted to Know about the IEP
Determining the Right Educational Environment for Your Child
Gross Motor Skills and Down Syndrome
Toilet Training and Down Syndrome
Behavior and Down Syndrome
Dual Diagnosis: Down Syndrome and Autism
Augmentative Communication Strategies
FUTURE PLANNING/THINKING AHEAD
Transitions for Young Adults with DS
Financial Planning for Families
Guardianship and Alternatives
Special Needs Financial Planning
Applying for Masshealth: Taking Out the Fear and Confusion
Your Baby's First Year: What Should You Know!
Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome
Navigating a Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome
Sibling Issues: What Your Other Children are Thinking