Wednesday, June 18, 2014

NDSC Convention: Just a drive away

42nd annual convention brings together families, professionals in downtown Indy

 

INDIANAPOLIS - The first to take place in Indiana since 1976, the National Down Syndrome Congress 42nd Annual Convention will take place this summer at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis July 11-13, 2014.

 

Within driving distance for most of the Midwest, Indianapolis provides a unique travel opportunity for families who want to feel prepared and empowered to support a loved one with Down syndrome.

 

Who: NDSC and host, Down Syndrome Indiana, invite families, educators and medical professionals to take part in this three-day educational event. More than 2,500 people are expected to take part this year.

 

What:  Each year, the NDSC convention will include internationally known speakers, more than 60 topic-specific workshops, including the Brothers and Sisters conference for siblings of individuals with Down syndrome and the Youth and Adults conference is for self advocates aged 15 and up, as well as breakout sessions and other social events.

 

When: July 11-13, 2014

 

Where: JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis (10 S West Street Indianapolis, IN 46204)

 

To register for the event go to http://convention.ndsccenter.org/

For volunteer opportunities contact Alyssa Ludlow, DSI Volunteer Coordinator, at alyssa@dsindiana.org.  Group volunteer slots are still available.

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