Thursday, August 18, 2011

Down Syndrome Conference Rocks Birmingham

Down Syndrome Conference Rocks Birmingham; A dance party for teens and adults with Down syndrome will kickoff this year’s Down Syndrome Alabama Conference. The theme of this year’s event is Guiding Good Health, with keynote speakers Dr. Brian Chicoine and Dennis McGuide, Ph.D., with the Adult Down Syndrome Center in Chicago. Down Syndrome Alabama, also known as Parent Advocates for Down Syndrome, supports the adult Down syndrome clinic at UAB. The non-profit organization is dedicated to the awareness and acceptance of individuals of all ages with Down syndrome.

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August 26th - 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm - "Dance the Night Away" Dance Party
August 27th - 9 am - 4 pm - Guiding Good Health in Teens and Adults With Down Syndrome For parents, caretakers, educators, health professionals (CEUs available)
Briarwood Presbyterian Church