Stanford Down Syndrome "Transition & Adult" Conference
9am-5pm I Friday, Nov. 3, 2023 I Oak Lounge, Tressider Memorial Union, Stanford
PROGRAM - CLICK HERE or take photo of (not click through) QR code
Video Recording: $129/person; FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS, CHECK WITH YOUR REGIONAL CENTER FOR REGISTRATION FEE REIMBURSEMENT
Video Recording available for paid registrants; no live-streaming
Adult Medical - Peter Bulova, Director, Adult Down Syndrome Center, Univ of Pittsburgh/UPMC; Co-PI, Alzheimer's Biomarker Consortium-Down Syndrome, Pitt
Mental Health - Dennis McGuire, 28 years of clinical experience, served over 6000 teens and adults; authored “Mental Wellness of Adults with Down Syndrome"
Regression - Jon Santoro, nation's top expert on Down Syndrome Regression Disorder, Assoc Professor, Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, USC
College, Living, Employment, Legal options - Leadership from California State Council…
Importance, Challenges, and Latest Interventions of Sleep
Rafael Pelayo, MD, President, California Sleep Society and Clinical Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences Medicine
Caroline Okorie, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics – Pulmonary Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine
Dual Diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism
Noemi Spinazzi, Co-Chair, DSMIG DS-Autism Dual Diagnosis Subcommittee and Medical Director, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Down syndrome clinic
Teresa Unnerstall, Author of “A New Course: A Mother’s Journey Navigating Down Syndrome And Autism”
Please visit The Matthew Foundation website for the presentation slides.
Do you want to get involved with the Down Syndrome Research Center?
Email: info_sdsrc [at] stanford.edu
Our mission is to help people with Down syndrome lead healthier and happier lives by rapidly and effectively applying research discoveries to useful treatments.
Down Syndrome Resources
Families with a member with Down syndrome face many challenges and have many questions. We present on this website an extensive and curated collection of references, articles, blogs, news articles, and essays that will be valuable sources of information.
Question and Answers (Q&A) on COVID-19 have been developed to help you support your loved one with Down syndrome. These documents have been endorsed by all the United States Down syndrome organizations, the Jerome Lejeune Foundation, and Trisomy 21 Research Society.