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Call for Presentations

The CHARGE Syndrome Foundation is seeking proposals from professionals for the 15th International CHARGE Syndrome Conference. This biennial event is the largest gathering of families and individuals with CHARGE in the world and is an extraordinary opportunity to meet and work with other professionals, as well as individuals and families affected by CHARGE Syndrome. Please consider sharing your expertise with our community

When:

  • Thursday, July 20, 2023 – Professional Day and Family Reception
  • Friday, July 21–Sunday, July 23, 2023 – General Conference

Where:

  • Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida

We are seeking proposals addressing the following topics:

  • Medical – neurology, genetics, gastrointestinal, immunology, endocrinology (growth and puberty), cardiology, psychiatry, audiology (BAHA, Cochlear Implant, etc.), ophthalmology (coloboma), pulmonology, feeding therapy, nutrition, etc.
  • Behavior –addressing social/emotional needs (self-esteem, body awareness), execuive func=on, developing social stories, psychological treatment, OCD, etc.
  • Education – communication options, language development, assistive technology, IEP strategies and practical support, communication plans and therapies in educational settings, transition services, etc.
  • Adolescent/Adulthood – life planning, adult services, puberty, managing sexuality, vocational rehabilitation, employment, independent living, transportation, etc.
  • Family – caregiver needs/self-care, stages of grief, coping strategies, sibling issues, relationship support for parents and extended family, financial planning, etc.

PROPOSALS DUE JANUARY 31, 2023

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Please share this information with colleagues or other professionals who might be interested in presenting.

For more information or questions, please contact:

Joanne Lent
CHARGE Syndrome Conference
2023 Conference Program Chair