One of the greatest pleasures of doing this work is meeting families and professionals in different communities. Check out Joan's calendar and drop by.
Help! My Child is a Picky Eater!
Clackamas Sherriff's Training Center
A HealthMeets Webinar
November 20, 2013
Down Syndrome Foundation of Orange County
Obesity and Down Syndrome: Strategies for Health Professionals
The MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE)
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
A free webinar: register here.
Part 2 of the Obesity and Special Needs series. This presentation focuses on treatment methods for overweight and obese individuals with Down syndrome. From medical concerns to eating behaviors, increase your understanding of hte factors that contribute to weight gain in this population. The ability of individuals wiht Down syndrome to make food choices for behavior change vs use of a shared process will be discussed. Health professionals will review how to best support this behavior change process to for improved health.
Congreso Sindrome de down