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Parent & Provider Forum Events

Through our Down Syndrome Program and in collaboration with the BCH Autism Spectrum Center, the Division of Developmental Medicine presents talks on a variety of educational topics throughout the year. From IEPs, to autism and anxiety, to sleep issues, our expert faculty speak about a range of subjects relevant to both parents and providers.  Please read on for information about upcoming events. You can also view past talks online in our archives. 

Unless otherwise noted, all Forum events are held from 6 - 8pm in the Folkman Auditorium (Enders Building), next to Boston Children's Hospital. Free parking is available at the main parking lot across from Boston Children’s Hospital. You will receive a parking voucher at the event.

Upcoming Events

The Marijuana Talk Kit: What you need to know to talk with your kids about marijuana

Tuesday May 5th, 2015. Event details and RSVP information.

On Tuesday, May 5th the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids will be hosting an event at Harvard Medical School in Boston to release The Marijuana Talk Kit: What You Need to Know to Talk With Your Kids About Marijuana. This Talk Kit is a comprehensive guide that addresses the new challenges families face with their teens around the topic of marijuana, and equips parents with the tools they need to have productive conversations with their kids about the drug.

The event will include an expert panel discussion featuring:

• Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, Director of the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program, Boston Children's Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
• Heather Senior, LCSW, Parent Support Network Manager, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
• Gisele Girard, Parent Advocate

• Chiara Albanese, High School Senior

Down Syndrome Program Allen C. Crocker Speaker Series 

(Click here for more information including location and online viewing options)

Please check back soon for upcoming installations of the Allen C. Crocker Speaker Series.

Visit the Archives

Please contact our Recruitment Associate with any questions/comments at 857-218-3011.

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