Share best practices among healthcare professionals partnering with families of children/adults with cognitive disabilities, a focus on Down syndrome.

SYMPOSIUM: "We're more alike than different"

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: O'Keeffe Auditorium
Contact: MDSC, 800-664-MDSC
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Mass General in collaboration with the Mass Down Syndrome Congress, is sponsoring the upcoming symposium, “We're more alike than different,” on January 27, 2009, from 9:00a to 2;00p, in the O'Keeffe Auditorium. The event is designed to share best practices among healthcare professionals partnering with families of children and adults with cognitive disabilities, with a special focus on Down syndrome. For more information or to register, please visit or call 800-664-MDSC.

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Remarks 9:15 – 9:30 Video – “Celebrating Life with Down Syndrome” (Band of Angels) 9:30 – 10:30 “Caring for Children and Adults with Down Syndrome” 10:45 – 11:15 Self Advocates Share Their Stories 11:15 – 11:30 Video – “We’re More Alike Than Different” 11:30 – 12:30 “Best Practices in Healthcare Communication and Relationships” Parent/Healthcare Professional Interactive Panel 12:30 – 12:45 “Next Steps” 12:45 – 2:00 Lunch/Reception

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