September 19, 2015
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nationwide Children's Hospital Education Center
The 2015 Conference will feature:
Pre-Conference Friday dinner
General Sessions and live “chat rooms” with 22q team members
Keynote Speaker Rick Guidotti. Rick's work was recently featured on the CBS Evening News.
Separate sessions designed for teens, school age and pre-K children
Sunday morning Awareness Walk- click here for walk registration!
For interested families that can’t travel to the conference, live video streaming for the roundtable sessions will be provided. Remote participants will be able to ask questions via email during the sessions.
The sessions will be held Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. EST. Two tracks are available: young child and school age.
Topics will include:
Velopharyngeal Dysfunction and Speech
Feeding, Airway and Hearing
Behavior, Development and Mental Health
General Medicine and Care Coordination
To watch these sessions click on the links below (only available during conference time):
To download the conference brochure (PDF), click here.
This conference is sponsored by The Dempster Family Foundation (DFF). The Dempster Family Foundation was founded MLB Pitcher and World Series Champ, Ryan Dempster after the birth of his daughter Riley. Riley was born in 2009 and quickly diagnosed with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. In the 5 years since the DFF launch they have coordinated the following programs:
2013 Conference Highlights
View videos and more from the 2013 A Healthy You and 22q Conference. Click here to register to view the free on demand conference videos.