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Virtual Day with the Experts: Down Syndrome 2022

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Child with Down syndrome

Live Stream/Online Only | Español

Learn about advances in research and clinical services.

Hosted in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin-South Central (DSAW-South Central) and GiGi’s Playhouse
Sponsored by the Friends of the Waisman Center

To learn more about the series visit: Waisman Center Day with the Experts Outreach Page.
Note: All Day with the Experts presentations are recorded and archived.

For additional details call 608.263.5837 or email to palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu


Event Details

Saturday, March 12, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Live Via Zoom

When: Saturday, March 12, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Where: Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code
About: Learn about advances in research and clinical services and hear from a panel of experts—individuals with Down syndrome and family members.
Registration: Click here to register for Down Syndrome Day with the Experts
 Broadcast: Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code.
Downloads: 2022 Flyer
2022 Flyer – Español
Spanish Translation:

VISIT: The Down Syndrome Hub Page to learn more about Waisman Down syndrome activities

Schedule & Program

9:00–9:10 am Welcome and Update on Covid and Down Syndrome
Maria Stanley, MD, Medical Director, Waisman Center Clinics
“Behavioral and Cognitive Profiles in Down Syndrome Across the Life Course”
Sigan Hartley, PhD, Associate Professor, Human Ecology and Waisman Investigator
This presentation will provide an overview of research on common behavioral and cognitive profiles seen in individuals with Down syndrome in childhood and adulthood. These profiles include both behavioral and cognitive strengths and challenges that have impacts for learning and the ability to function in school, everyday activities, and employment settings
9:35–10:00 am “Positive Behavior Strategies to Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Across the Lifespan”
Martha Walter, PhD, Psychologist, Co-Director, Waisman Down Syndrome Clinic
Behavior can be an important form of communication. This presentation will focus on ways of learning more about what an individual with Down syndrome may be communicating with their behavior as well as ideas for ways to reduce the likelihood of challenging behaviors and offer alternate behaviors that meet the individual’s needs. This presentation will also focus on how to increase and maintain positive behaviors and how to assess and work through challenging behaviors.
 
10:00–10:30 am PANEL DISCUSSION that includes individuals with Down syndrome and family members
Learn about advances in research and clinical services and hear from a panel of experts—individuals with Down syndrome and family members.

Hosted in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin-South Central (DSAW) and GiGi’s Playhouse
Sponsored by the Friends of the Waisman Center

EVERYONE WELCOME • PLEASE REGISTER

Itinerario y Programa

Día con los Expertos del Waisman Center: Sindrome de Down
Sábado, 12 de marcha 2022
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. En vivo Zoom

2022 Flyer – Español

9:00–9:10 am Bienvenidos y Actualización sobre COVID y Síndrome de Down
Maria Stanley, MD, Directora, Waisman Center Clinics
9:10–9:35 am “Perfiles Cognitivos y de Comportamiento en Síndrome de Down a través del Curso de la Vida”
Sigan Hartley, PhD, Profesora Asociada, Ecología Humana e Investigadora de Waisman
Esta presentación proveerá un resumen de investigaciones en perfiles cognitivos y de comportamiento comunes en individuos con síndrome de Down en la niñez y adultez. Estos perfiles incluyen fortalezas y retos cognitivos y de comportamiento que tienen impactos en el aprendizaje y las funciones en la escuela, actividades diarias, y ambientes laborales.
9:35–10:00 am “Perfiles Cognitivos y de Comportamiento en Síndrome de Down a través del Curso de la Vida”“Estrategias de Comportamiento Positivo para Apoyo a Individuos con Síndrome de Down a lo Largo de la Vida”
Martha Walter, PhD, Psicóloga, Co-Directora, Waisman Down Syndrome Clinic
El comportamiento puede ser una forma importante de comunicación. Esta presentación se enfocará enmaneras de aprender más acerca de qué un individuo con síndrome de Down puede estar comunicando con su comportamiento, al igual que ideas para reducir la probabilidad de comportamientos retantes y ofrecer comportamientos alternos que cumplan con las necesidades del individuo. Esta presentación también se enfocará en cómo aumentar y mantener comportamientos positivos y cómo evaluar y trabajar con comportamientos retantes.
10:00–10:30 am PANEL DE DISCUSIÓN que incluye a individuos con síndrome de Down y familiares.

Details

Date:
March 12
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Venue

Zoom
1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705 United States

Organizer

Teresa Palumbo
Phone:
608-263-5837
Email:
palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu
View Organizer Website