22q11.2 Parent Series - February virtual event

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.

Webinar: COVID Vaccine - Q&A

Tuesday, 19th January 2021 1:00 pm

Are you a family member of an adult with a developmental disability?

The Azrieli Adult Nerodevelopmental Centre at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is hosting a Question-and-Answer webinar on Tuesday January 19, 2021, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST. The webinar will feature family physician, Dr. Bill Sullivan, who will be answering your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Submit your questions when you register or send your questions through email to Tiz Volpe at Tiziana.Volpe@camh.ca.

Register here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdaGLM4OZan5m8Q485c-vWW7ttZzbwsINtrLbwqq-LxXV_htg/viewform.

22q11.2 Parent Series - VIRTUAL

Thursday, 14th January 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 2020 Parent Conference will take the form of monthly, virtual events from November 2020 to May 2021.

The next event takes place on Thursday January 14th, 2021 from 7 pm to 9 pm. The themes and speakers are:

  • Mental Health & 22q Research - Dr. Jacob Vorstman (7:00 - 8:00)
  • Coping with Stress - Rebecca Higgins (8:00 - 9:00)

Cost: $15
Registration deadline: Wednesday January 13th at 6 pm.
For details and registration, please visit the event website.

22q Parent Conference Virtual Series

Saturday, 7th November 2020 9:00 am

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 2020 Parent Conference will take the form of monthly, virtual events from November 2020 to May 2021. The theme is Mental Health Matters. Dr. Anne Bassett, our Clinic Director, is scheduled to speak on March 4th, 2021, while Lisa Palmer, our social worker, will speak on May 15th, 2021.

The first virtual event will take place on Saturday November 7th, 2020 from 9 am to 12 noon. The topics will include:

  • Parenting in an Age of Anxiety - A Stress and Anxiety Toolkit for Parents
    • Ann Douglas, Parenting Author & Mental Health Advocate
  • Academic & Social Development in 22q - Managing the Gap
    • Elisabeth Saunders, Psychologist
  • Overview of Mental Health & 22q
    • Cheryl Cytrynbaum & Andrea Shugar, Genetic Counsellors, 22q Clinic, SickKids

For more information and to register, please visit www.22qfamilies.org.

Transition Day

Tuesday, 28th July 2020 10:00 am

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the 22q11 Clinic at the Hospital for Sick Children will not be holding in-person transition clinics. Patients originally scheduled for the transition clinic day in April will be rescheduled for individual virtual sessions Tuesday July 28th. Patients will receive additional information about this day.

Thank you.