2018 Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA 

(DSMIG-USA) Annual Symposium

July 12-14th, 2018

Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

This symposium provides an interdisciplinary forum for sharing of knowledge and experiences related to clinical care of children and adults with Down syndrome, clinical research related to Down syndrome, and development of Down syndrome clinics.

Intended Audience: Healthcare providers and researchers with a special interest in the care of persons with Down syndrome including, but not limited to: Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Research Scientists, Physician Assistants, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Psychologists, Dietitians, Social Workers, Trainees, and Down Syndrome Clinic Coordinators.


Find out more: http://dsmig.pediatrics.wisc.edu    


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This year’s program covers a wide range of pediatric and adult topics including:

Otolaryngologic Manifestations

Endocrine Conditions and Anthropometrics

Keratoconus and Other Ophthalmologic Conditions

Healthcare Transition Planning  Video Modeling and Health Self-Promotion

Complimentary and Alternative Therapies

Foot Conditions

Technology to Optimize Healthcare

Research Updates/Top Articles from the past year


Planned schedule of activities:

Thursday, July 12, 2018 (evening)

Members Meeting

Welcome Reception and poster viewing 


Friday, July 13, 2018

Annual Symposium (full day)

Clinic Coordinators Meeting (evening)


Saturday, July 14, 2018 (morning)

Adult Health Care Guidelines Workgroup

Adult Regression Workgroup

Childhood ASD Workgroup


Symposium sponsors are the National Down Syndrome Congress and the Down Syndrome 

Guild of Dallas and exhibitors: Global Down Syndrome Foundation and Inspire Therapy

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