22q at the Zoom 2021

Sunday, 16th May 2021 11:00 am

The 11th Annual 22q at the Zoo – Worldwide Awareness Day will take place as a virtual event entitled: 22q at the ZooM. Please see below for the agenda (also available as a pdf). For more information, please visit the event website.

22q at the Zoom 2021

Let’s Talk About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Thursday, 25th March 2021 1:00 pm

UHN’s Dr. Abdu Sharkawy, Dr. Lisa Richardson, and a Patient Partner will share their expertise and experiences at this virtual event on Thursday March 25th, 2021 at 1 pm. The free session is open to everyone.

Event flyer

Topics:

  • How the vaccine can help prevent the spread of COVID-19
  • Answers to common questions and concerns about the vaccine
  • Resources at UHN and in the community that can help you learn more about the vaccine

22q11.2 Parent Series - Mental Health

Thursday, 4th March 2021 7:00 pm

The 22q11.2 Family / Parent Conference is an annual family-organized event. This conference gives individuals with 22q and their families the chance to learn more about 22q and to meet other families sharing the same experiences. The Parent Conference organizers are hosting monthly, virtual events from November 2020 to May 2021.

The next event takes place on Thursday March 4th, 2021 from 7 pm to 9 pm. Dr. Anne Bassett, our Clinic Director, will be giving a talk on Mental Health.

Cost: $15

For details and registration, please visit the event website.

Health Talk: Exercising in Cold Weather

Thursday, 25th February 2021 1:00 pm

University Health Network’s Patient Education Department is hosting an online health talk from 1 pm to 2 pm on Thursday, February 25. This is a free online session for patients, families, staff and community members.

Topics:

  • How cold weather can affect your body and exercise
  • Tips to exercise safely outdoors
  • Ways to exercise indoors
  • Resources at UHN and in the community that can help you learn more about exercising safely and support your exercise goals

To register Go to http://bit.ly/UHNHealthTalk-Register or call 416 603 6290.

For more information, please check the event flyer.

22q11.2 Parent Series - Social Media & Cyberbullying as well as Opportunity to Share

Thursday, 4th February 2021 7:00 pm

The 22q11.2 Family / Parent Conference is an annual family-organized event. This conference gives individuals with 22q and their families the chance to learn more about 22q and to meet other families sharing the same experiences. The Parent Conference organizers are hosting monthly, virtual events from November 2020 to May 2021.

The next event takes place on Thursday February 4th, 2021 from 7 pm to 9 pm. The themes and speakers are:

  • Social Media and CyberBullying - Laurie McCann (7:00 - 8:00)
  • Opportunity to dialogue and share (8:00 - 9:00)

Cost: $15

For details and registration, please visit the event website.