The 5th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth and Adults and Developmental Disabilities Conference: Moving from Diagnosis to Practical Strategies
When: November 16-18
Where: The Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites
Website: Health and Wellbeing 2016
The 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.
The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
When: March 1-4, 2017
Where: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC
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.