Down Syndrome Program Allen C Crocker Speaker Series

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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 SAllen C. Crockereries 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: 
  • http://on.bchil.org/Crocker_Lecture

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

MEDICAL

Vision Issues and Down Syndrome

Thyroid Dysfunction and Down Syndrome

Celiac Disease

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

SCHOOL/COMMUNITY

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

SKILLS/DEVELOPMENT

Gross Motor Skills and Down Syndrome

Toilet Training and Down Syndrome

Healthy Lifestyles

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

NEW PARENTS

Your Baby's First Year:  What Should You Know!

Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome

PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS

Navigating a Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

EXTRA TOPICS

Sibling Issues:  What Your Other Children are Thinking

 

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