The following lists presentations that were tailor-made for individuals with 22q11.2DS and their families and caregivers, as well as the general public. For research-focussed presentations made to medical professionals and researchers, please visit our research presentations page.
Presentations in 2018
The 11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference - Family Meeting
Whistler, BC, Canada
July 14th to 15th, 2018
Family Meeting Program
- Optimizing Outcomes for Adults
- Report from the International 22q11.2 Brain and Behaviour Consortium
- The Importance of Having a Medical Manager
- Understanding IQ Scores
Presentations in 2017
Ontario Police Presentation
Richmond Hill, Ontario April 7th, 2017
Clinic social worker Lisa Palmer and dietitian Samantha D’Arcy presented at the York Region Police headquarters to a group of police officers across Ontario who work in schools to educate about safety issues. They presented information about 22q and gave tips on how to communicate with people with 22q in the context of law enforcement and safety issues.
Presentations in 2016
3rd Annual 22q Family Conference
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 12th, 2016
At this conference geared towards patients and their families, Clinic social worker Lisa Palmer presented about personal advocacy, consent and respect. Clinic dietitian Megan Morrison presented about nutrition and exercise.
Grey Bruce Health System Grand Rounds
Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
April 14th to 15th, 2016
At two presentation in Owen Sound and nearby Walkerton, Ontario, Dr. Bassett and Dr. Boot presented about 22q, its prevalence, features and new advances in research to clinicians, community workers and educators, and the general public.
Presentations in 2015
2nd Annual 22q Family Conference
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 7th, 2015
Dr. Erik Boot and our Clinic social worker, Lisa Palmer, presented two talks about transitioning to adult care for individuals with 22q and their families, as well as developing advocacy skills.
22q University Online Webinar
February 2nd, 2015
Our registered dietitian, Megan Morrison, presented a webinar called "Nutritional Health and its impact on Adults with 22q Deletion Syndrome" via 22q University. A video recording of this webinar can be viewed on the website of the Dempster Family Foundation. The audio becomes much clearer within a few minutes of starting.
If you would like to download the video, please follow this link. Please ensure that you save the file onto your computer before watching. If you watch directly on the dropbox system, you may only be able to access the first 15 minutes instead of the full hour.
Presentations in 2014
22q Workshop for York Support Services Network
Aurora, Ontario, Canada
Our Clinic social worker, Pam MacFarlane, presented a workshop to members of the York Support Services Network about 22q, its features and how to best support individuals living with this condition.
Presentations in 2013
TEDMED Day 2013
Dr. Bassett's gave a presentation on TEDMED DAY 2013, which was hosted by the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto. The video is available on youtube.