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Are you a new/expectant parent who is wondering where to turn for help with your child's health issues? Are you wondering what health issues you should be on the lookout for and when?
This webinar will focus on the Down Syndrome Clinic at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the important role they play in ensuring that individuals with Down syndrome of all ages are healthy. Get a general overview of the clinic, how the clinic works, reasons you might visit the clinic, and more!
Our presenters are Terri Couwenhoven MS, CSE and Pam Schulz DO:
TERRI COUWENHOVEN MS, CSE is Clinic Coordinator and Health Educator for the Down syndrome Clinic since 1996 when the clinic opened. She specializes in developing programs and resources that address health and sexuality for people with intellectual disabilities. She is a Board member of the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group- USA (DSMIG-USA) a multidisciplinary group of professionals who work towards advancing knowledge and understanding of evidence-based care for people with Down Syndrome, a Professional Advisory Council member for NDSC, and a Medical Outreach Committee member for DSAW. She has two daughters, her oldest Anna, has Down syndrome.
PAM SCHULZ DO is Assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She works in the Herma Heart Center Developmental Follow up Clinic, Neonatal Developmental Follow Up Clinic, as well as the Down Syndrome Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Before coming to CHW she was a pediatrician in private practice based in Illinois for 10 years. Prior to medical school, Dr. Schulz was a pediatric Occupational Therapist. She is the parent of twins, one of whom has special health care needs.