Positive approaches to diet and behaviour for children with PWS

Join us for a short day event, exploring how to create an environment in which children with PWS can thrive.

University of Derby Enterprise Centre, 12th October 2017. 10.30 – 2.30 pm

Chris Smith, Senior Paediatric Dietitian from  the PWS Multidisciplinary Clinic at Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton, will present suggestions on how to manage diet and answer your questions.

You can also see a new video presentation, prepared specially for this event, from Dr Linda Gourash, Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician, from the USA, who has long experience of working with parents and children with PWS. The video will give tips on how best to communicate with your child, more ideas on dietary management, and how this links with behaviour. Linda will then join us via the internet to answer your questions. Find out more about Linda’s work at http://www.pittsburghpartnership.com/

Lunch included! Parents £30; Professionals £60.

Programme for the day

Booking form

Residential Care and Supported Living Forum - Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Derby DE24 8UX

7 November 2017 -  10.30 am – 2.30 pm

A regular forum for professionals involved in the provision, purchase or commissioning of residential care and supported living for people with PWS.

For programme details and booking form click here

An introduction to Prader-Willi Syndrome - Professional training day

From time to time we run a training day of interest to individual professionals from social services, health, education, residential care and supported living, who would like to know about Prader-Will syndrome and how best to manage the challenges associated with it. All delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance. The programme includes: Characteristics of PWS, Dietary management, Physical issues and risk factors, and Behaviour management. Derby is the normal venue for this training.

To express an interest in attending one of these days, please contact jwaters@pwsa.co.uk