Dr. Brian Skotko to address DSANI meetings

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

February 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM

March 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM

Phone: 260-471-9964

Email: dsani4u@aol.com

Link: http://www.dsani.org

Event Description

February 7, 2014 Updated Feb 7, 2014 at 10:19 AM EST

DSANI Announces that Dr. Brian Skotko, MD, MPP, Brother to a sister with Down Syndrome, Medical Geneticist, Author, Speaker, to address DSANI group.

FRIDAY, February 28th 2014
Where: Sweetwater Sound's Theater (5501 US Hwy 30 W Fort Wayne, IN 46818) Please park in second half of lot.
When: 7:00pm followed by a reception at 8:30pm
What: Common Threads: Celebrating Life with Down Syndrome
All people with Down syndrome have talents and treasures to share with their communities. In this presentation, Dr. Skotko draws upon success stories in his co-authored national award-winning book to enable parents, professionals, and friends to discover the potential of all persons with chromosomal differences.
Who: This evening is FREE and open to EVERYONE! Tell your friends, your relatives, your neighbors and your doctors!

SATURDAY, March 1st 2014
Where: Kachmann Auditorium (Located on the Lutheran Hospital Campus)
When: 10:00am-11:30am
What: Adult Brothers and Sisters who have Siblings with Down Syndrome
In this FREE workshop, Dr. Brian Skotko and Sue Levine discuss the most commonly raised questions and concerns by adult brothers and sisters who have siblings with Down syndrome. Using national research about siblings, they tackle questions about medical decisions, living arrangements, guardianship options, financial questions, and lifestyle choices. They draw on questions and research in their book, Fasten Your Seatbelt: A Crash Course on Down Syndrome for Brother and Sisters.
Who: This workshop is open to siblings (high school age & up) and parents of children with Down syndrome or any other special needs.

RSVP: Please e-mail dsani4u@aol.com or call 260 471-9964 to reserve a spot in this workshop.

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