2018 Michigan Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference (October 27, 2018)

2018 Michigan Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference (October 27, 2018)

This conference is provided free of charge by Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Michigan, Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc, and Bronson Hospital.

Anyone associated with someone who has PWS is welcome, including but not limited to: parents, families, caregivers, support staff, providers, etc. 

Presenters: International and national speakers with expertise in Prader-Willi Syndrome (including Pete Mulder; Stacy Ward, M.S.; Marguerite Rupnow; Jim Loker, M.D.)
Prader-Willi Syndrome group home experts available for questions.

Topics include:

  • Medical
  • Behavior
  • Advocacy
  • State Funding Resources
  • Physical Therapy
  • Endocrinology
  • Q&A available with all speakers

Newly revised medical alert booklet given to all in attendance

Continental breakfast and lunch provided

Children 4 years old and under with PWS can be in attendance with their caregiver. Janice Agarwal (Physical/Sensory Therapist), Stacy Hiller (Speech Pathologist), and Kathy Clark (Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse Practitioner) will work with this group for those who register to show you how to help your baby. Please bring a blanket and food for them. 

**No child care available. Please no children over age four or adults with PWS due to food accessibility and liability. 

Registration required to attend using the form below (please fill out form for each registrant). Please register by October 12, 2018. 

If you care to make a donation to the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Michigan, you may do so at the PWSA-MI Store.

When

Saturday, October 27, 2018 8:30am-5:00pm

Where

Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education
7 Healthcare Plaza
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Parking

Parking for the Gilmore Center is available in the Jasper Street Ramp, just north of the Gilmore Center and west of Jasper Street. Enter and exit the ramp from Jasper Street. The auditorium is on the main level of the Gilmore Center.
Directions to Bronson Gilmore Center
Interior map of Bronson Gilmore Center  

Conference Registration Form

Areas of Interest (Select all that apply):

Our announcement list has minimal traffic. We will not ever send you junk mail. We also will never share your information with any other agency.

If you are not already a member of PWSA-MI, are you interested in having someone contact you (via e-mail) for more information?


2018-08-26T22:06:54+00:00August 21st, 2018|Chapter News|