November 16-18, 2016
The 5th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, Adults and Developmental Disabilities Conference: Moving from Diagnosis to Practical Strategies
Conference DescriptionThe term Developmental Disabilities (DD) refers to individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum, fetal alcohol spectrum and related genetic syndromes such as down and fragile X syndrome. Children, youth and adults with DD are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns. This interactive 2016 conference will focus on practical strategies to optimize their potential. Our goal is to help clinicians and caregivers learn effective ways to work with individuals with DD, and their families, to improve their quality of life experience
Venue: The Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites, Vancouver, BC
March 1-4, 2017
This advanced level conference continues to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.
For further information, visit the conference website.
Venue: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC