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Educate

BDSA is proud to offer our families access to educational webinars that directly address the needs of our community. We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming webinars. If you are not a part of our BDSA group, please email us at support@blackdownsyndrome.org for the link to the event.

August 17th, 2023

Potty Training with Dr. Lina Patel

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Dr. Lina Patel is an Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, practicing at Children’s Hospital Colorado.  Dr. Patel is the Director of the Down Syndrome Behavioral Health Collaborative, a virtual clinic providing tele-behavioral health services to children, teens and young adults with Down syndrome. She provides consultation with schools, parent training regarding the management of challenging or unsafe behaviors, toilet training, and desensitization to medical devices (such as hearing aids and CPAP) and procedure-related distress.

Collaborating at Work

August 21, 2023

Roundtable Discussion for Black leaders in the Down Syndrome Community

jDo you hold a leadership position with your local DS organization? If so, this is the event for you! Registration link will be send upon request or in BDSA family group.

August 24, 2023

Webinar: Global Down Syndrome Foundation Presention by David Tolleson

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David Tolleson is Vice President-Strategic Alliances for Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the world’s leading Down syndrome medical and research advocacy organization. David oversees GLOBAL’s Membership Programs, the award-winning Down Syndrome WorldTM magazine, and multiple existing and new strategic alliances.

August 30th,2023
12 pm EDT 
MyDSC Webinar

BDSA co-founders Crystal Lotterberry and Kelli Caughman are the featured panelists addressing inequalities in the DS community. 

Webinar Registration - Zoom

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