Behavioural Issues and Management for Adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome

University of Derby Enterprise Centre, Bridge St, Derby DE1 3LD

4 July 2017 -  10.30 am – 2.30 pm

This seminar will be of interest to parents, carers, and professionals from supported living, residential care, social services, and health care management who are caring for, or working with, teenagers and adults with PWS, and who want to know more about behavioural challenges and management for adults with PWS. At the end of the seminar, questions from the audience will be addressed.

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National Conference 2016 - Presentations

Latest news and developments: Advances in our understanding of PWS (Part 1) – Prof Tony Holland, Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge 

http://www.pwsa.co.uk/pdfs/latest-news-and-developments-part-1-prof-tony-holland.html

Latest news and developments: Advances in our understanding of PWS (Part 2) – Prof Tony Holland, Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

http://www.pwsa.co.uk/pdfs/latest-news-and-developments-part-2-prof-tony-holland.html

Diet in Prader-Willi Syndrome – Chris Smith, Senior Paediatric dietitian, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals PWS Clinic

http://www.pwsa.co.uk/pdfs/diet-in-pws-chris-smith.html

GH therapy in PWS (and other endocrine problems) – Dr Shankar Kanumakala, Consultant Paediatrician, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals PWS Clinic

http://www.pwsa.co.uk/pdfs/gh-therapy-in-pws-dr-shankar-kanumakala.html

Child Development Ideas and interventions  (Preschool) - Dr Anne Livesey, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals PWS Clinic

http://www.pwsa.co.uk/pdfs/pws-development-preschool-2016-anne-livesey.html

Child development and PWS Ideas and interventions (Junior and senior school age) - Dr Anne Livesey, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals PWS Clinic

http://www.pwsa.co.uk/pdfs/pws-development-school-age-2016-anne-livesey.html

Medical Issues affecting adults with PWS: What to watch out for, tests and treatment – Dr Tony Goldstone, Consultant Endocrinologist, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London PWS adult clinic

http://www.pwsa.co.uk/pdfs/medical-issues-affecting-adults-with-pws-dr-tony-goldstone.html 

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