DSMIG will be running a joint Specialty Group session with the British Paediatric Respiratory Society and the British Association for Community Child Health at the RCPCH Annual meeting 2020 .
Abstract Submissions are open till 21st October 2019
– please consider submitting your research or other papers to this session.
All details available via the RCPCH website
Julia’s Way, a non-profit organisation, have brought out Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome: a comprehensive guide for mothers and medical professionals. The book aims to be evidence based and has been reviewed by medical experts. Electronic copies of the book are free to download and printed copies are available to purchase.
Please join us for our 2019 Winter Symposium and AGM.
This will be held at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in London on Friday 15th November 2019. Our programme for this year includes presentations on dementia, regression, sleep and experiences of a one stop Down syndrome clinic. Both members and non-members are welcome and there are reduced cost places for students and those currently unwaged.
Winter Symposium Programme Nov 2019
The presentation on developmental psychiatric and psychological aspects of Down Syndrome in children and young people given by Professor Jeremy Turk at the DSMIG workshop at the RCPCH Annual Conference in Birmingham is now available. A pdf version is available here
Members who are logged in can see presentations from November 2018 here
The aim of this award is to encourage and reward research in the area of healthcare for children with Down syndrome.
For more information click here
Edited by Richard Newton , Shiela Puri and Liz Marder
This book provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of Down syndrome. Chapters have been written by a number of internationally respected clinicians with a special interest in Down syndrome, including members of DSMIG UK and Ireland www.dsmig.org.uk with contributions from the Down’s Syndrome Association www.downs-syndrome.org.uk. Chapters include discussion of comorbidities, with background information and advice on assessment and management ,as well as the underlying biology and new developments in molecular genetics. Practical examples and case scenarios are included.
Available from http://www.mackeith.co.uk or from Amazon
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: MacKeith Press (20 March 2015)