Seminars: Supporting Children & Young People who have Fragile X
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Monday 2 March 2020, 6-9pm Sunday 8 March 2020, 1:00 – 4:30pm
Vernon Collins Training Room Murray Hall, Building 613
Royal Children’s Hospital Australian Catholic University
50 Flemington Rd, Parkville 25A Barker Road, Strathfield
This is a great opportunity to take part in a seminar with Dr Marcia Braden. Dr Braden is an educational psychologist and former educator who specialises in educational strategies and behaviour support for children and adults who have Fragile X syndrome, autism or developmental delay.
It’s a pleasure to welcome Dr Braden to Australia once again, and she is well known to many Fragile X families from previous visits.
Dr Braden will focus on supporting children and young people who have Fragile X syndrome:
o Daily living skills
o Understanding anxiety in Fragile X
o The Fragile X learning style
o Fragile X and girls
Dr Jonathan Cohen, medical director of the Fragile X Alliance Clinic in Melbourne will provide an overview of the latest in medications.
The seminars will be ideal for:
o Educators, health professionals and everyone who has an interest in supporting a child or young person who has Fragile X syndrome.
Tickets: $35 Member of Fragile X Association of Australia (2 tickets for $60)
$55 Standard ticket
These seminars have been kindly supported by Zynerba Pharmaceuticals.
Prof Randi Hagerman, paediatrician and leading expert in Fragile X, says:
“Dr Braden is the most experienced psychologist in the the field of Fragile X that I know. She has seen patients for over 20 years and her behavioural and academic programs have made a wonderful difference to the people she treats.” Dr Randi Hagerman, director, MIND Institute.