Saturday, April 29, 2017
8:30AM to 1:30PM
Down Syndrome Indiana
708 E Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
This one day conference will be FREE and will highlight local, regional, and national research efforts. This is a unique opportunity for individuals with Down syndrome and their families to learn about new Down syndrome biomedical and clinical research opportunities and advances, and will provide a forum to discuss important healthcare and research topics related to Down syndrome.
Topics will include:
1. Overview of national and state advocacy efforts to improve the quality of life of individuals with Down syndrome and increase biomedical research on Down syndrome;
2. Improving healthcare standards that will extend life expectancy;
3. Identifying the correlation between Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome and recognizing what further research is needed to improve the quality of life for our family members with Down syndrome.
4. Importance of DS-Connect, the Down syndrome patient registry, participation.
Lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP to email@example.com or call 317-925-7617 by 4/21/17. Include the number of adults attending and the number and ages of children needing childcare. For more information or to register, visit http://www.dsindiana.org/conference.php
*The host organizations are committed to improving health outcomes for individuals with Down syndrome so they may live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. As a community, we want to work to ensure that individuals with Down syndrome have access to the best possible treatments, diagnostics, and therapies for improving their quality of life.
Spanish Interpretation Services provided through Consumer Investment Funding from the Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities