Down Syndrome Health Conference - hearing, eyesight, feeding and sleep

To be completed by: Wed 06 Sep 2017

Time: -Wed 06 Sep 2017 | Venue:

At the Cedar Court Hotel, Friday 3 November. Experts in eyesight, hearing, feeding and sleep will be joining us to share up-to-date knowledge and research which all impact on a child's education and development.

We are delighted to announce that we have planned a health conference for Friday 3 November 2017, 9am to 3.30pm. The conference will take place at the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford and be delivered by health experts in the field of Down syndrome. Topics:

  • Feeding issues and the management of nutrition and growth with Georgina Williams - lead principal investigator for the FADES study.
  • Hearing issues and the management of hearing loss with Rob Gardner, Head of Audiology Services, Bradford and Sue Marsden from the Hearing Impaired Team,   Bradford Education
  • Sleep issues in children and young people with Down syndrome with Dr Desaline Joseph, sleep consultant, Evelina London children’s sleep    medicine department 
  • Eyesight issues and their management with Dr  Margaret Woodhouse, senior lecturer, School of Optometry, Cardiff University

COST:    £60 for professionals/£30 family members. This includes all refreshments and lunch. HALF day price £30 professional/£15 family member.

BOOKING FORM NOW AVAILABLE please contact the office or visit EVENTBRITE to book online direct:



Published: 06/09/2017
Audience: staff working children who have Down syndrome
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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