February 7, 2024 all-day

Webinar, February 7th, 2024, with the Shriver Center UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester. Free. Activating Family-Centered Routines to Promote Health for Children with Down Syndrome. Children with Down syndrome face unique barriers to building healthy habits and routines.
* In this webinar, Dr. Angela Caldwell will share insights gleaned through mixed-methods research about both facilitators and barriers to health for young children with Down syndrome.
* She will also describe how applying elements of behavioral activation (i.e., goal-setting, skills training, activity scheduling, and monitoring) can help families of young children with Down syndrome adopt new, healthy routines.
Learning Objectives:
1. Attendees will be able to describe barriers and facilitators to health for young children with Down syndrome.
2. Attendees will be able to identify 2-3 strategies to help families overcome barriers and build routines that promote health.
Angela Caldwell is Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Occupational Therapy
Register to https://bit.ly/HWRN_Webinar_Angela_Caldwell  or contact  The Healthy Weight Research Network (HWRN), coordinated by the E.K. Shriver Center, UMass Chan Medical School (774) 455-6562 info@disabilityinfo.org


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