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The National Down Syndrome Congress has asked us partner with them for the 6th year in a row in offering a SPECIAL DS-ASD TRACK at the 45th Annual National Convention in Sacramento, CA, July 20-23, 2017.  

THURSDAY NIGHT:  "SHARING SESSION FOR PARENTS: You Are Not Alone... When Your Loved One Has More Than DS" facilitated by Charlotte Gray and Jeanne Doherty

FRIDAY: Join us as Terry Katz, PhD presents a PRE-CONFERENCE session called, "Ditching the Diapers: How to Move Forward with Toilet Training for Children and Adults with DS-ASD"  

General Conference DS-ASD Track:

National DS-ASD experts will be presenting workshops on our DS-ASD track that you definitely won't want to miss, especially if you're new to DS-ASD!

"DS-ASD 101: Understand the BASICS of Co-Occurring DS and ASD" by Charlotte Gray and Jeanne Wheeler Doherty

"Common Behavior Issues in Children with DS-ASD from a Medication Perspective" by George Capone, MD

"Understanding the Behavioral Phenotype in Children and Adults with DS-ASD"  by Susan Hepburn, PhD

"Measuring Cognitive Growth and Change in Down Syndrome" by David Hessl, PhD

"Will My Child Always Wear Diapers? Understanding Toileting Problems and Exploring Strategies" (A shortened version of her pre-conference workshop) by Terry Katz, PhD

"Sleepless Children and Exhausted Parents - Understanding Sleep Problems and Exploring Solutions" by Terry Katz, PhD

Come and chat with us at our display table at the Convention Resource Fair!  We would love to meet you!

Down Syndrome-Autism Connection​​Events Schedule

Boston Area:

2nd Annual Cheeseburger in Paradise Fundraiser


Saturday, July 8, 2017


at the Tipsy Seagull

1 Ferry Street

Fall River, MA

(Tipsy Toboggan if it rains)

$20 per ticket

​For tickets contact:

Charlotte at 978-228-6510

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Join us at the NDSC National Convention July 20-23 in Sacramento!