Thursday, November 10, 2011

Children with Down syndrome Presentation in Jan 2012 and Behavior Presentation in April 2012

The Lowndes Interagency Coordinating council is presenting a special speaker in January about children with Down syndrome.  The presentation will be located at the Valdosta Human Services Building in the 1st floor conference room from 8:30 am – 12 pm on Thursday, January 12, 2012. 
Guest speaker is Dr. Cynthia Jones from Atlanta Georgia.  She is the Executive Director of the Down syndrome Association of America Atlanta office. 
Topics to be addressed:   
  • up to date research information
  • characteristics
  • healthcare guidelines
  • identifying potentials
  • future research
  • therapies
  • family support
  • utilizing resources applicable for parents, family members, therapists, teachers, service providers and other interested community participants
Please RSVP by phone to Babies Can’t Wait at 229-245-6565 or by fax at 229-246-6561

The Lowndes Interagency Coordinating council is also presenting Cynthia Henley, RN, Moody AFB on Thursday, April 12, 2012 from 8:30 am-12 pm.  Cynthia will be presenting 1-2-4 Magic Behavioral Plan:  Encouraging good behavior, independence and self-esteem.  She is going to discuss Dr. Thomas Phelan’s system to address childhood behavioral concerns.  This will also be located in the same place as the above presentation and RSVP will need to be called in or faxed to the above numbers. 
Both presentations are free of charge.  Any questions, please contact Babies Can’t Wait. 

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