cass logoCASS CONFERENCE IN OTTAWA

23 to 25 JULY 2014

For information on how to register for the conference and to see our 20-page Conference Booklet go to www.angelmancanada.org .   We look forward to welcoming you to “Unlocking the Possibilities” this July 23rd to 25th!

Take Advantage of our Great Room Block Rates – while they last!  Rooms at the Delta Ottawa City Centre (booked prior to June 23rd) cost $139.00 plus taxes per night. 

Delta Ottawa City Centre

Reservations Direct (613) 237-3600 x 6200

Toll Free 1-855-330-5360

Fax (613) 688-6821

Email   dotreservations.sm@deltahotels.com

Group Block Code   0714CASS

Group Name Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society

 

Our Speakers:

Dr. Ben Philpot – Gene Awakenings for the Treatment of Angelman Syndrome

Dr. Stormy Chamberlain – Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSWC) Models of Angelman Syndrome

Heidi Blackburn – First Timers’ Session

Dr. Julien Marcadier – Genetics 101

Dr. Wen-Hann Tan – Clinical Research in Angelman Syndrome

Dr. Ron Thibert – Seizures and Sleep in AS;  Seizure Treatment and Sleep Disorder Treatment Options; Adult Issues in AS ; and (with Dr. Portia McCoy) Gastrointestinal Issues in AS;

Dr. Ben Philpot – Insights From Mouse Models into the Pathophysiology of Angelman Syndrome

Dr. Charles A. Williams – Mosaicism in Angelman Syndrome;  Infancy to Adulthood:  Understanding Angelman Syndrome After Five Decades of Awareness

Eileen Braun – Update on AS Clinics

Mary-Louise Bertram – Technology for Communication; Workshop:  Updated Research, Communication Options, and Implementing at Home

Alex Dunn – Is Your Child Integrated But Not Fully Included?

Dr. Jane Summers – Update on the Angelman Syndrome Behaviour Modules; Update on Applied Behaviour Analysis and Angelman Syndrome

Diane News – Housing From the Ground Up

Betty Daley – Creative Solutions to Housing for People with Disabilities

Erin Sheldon – Lab: We Got an Ipad!  Now What do we do With it? ; Workshop – Parent Advocacy, Conversation Skills, and Emerging Literacy

J. Michel Longtin – Financial and Estate Planning for Families Impacted by AS

Kimberley Gavan – A Meaningful Day and the Power of Roles as well as – Interactive Sessions — “Ask the Doctors” , “Parent to Parent”, and “Ask the Professionals”