The Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics ("FAST") is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Global Summit on Angelman Syndrome will take place on Friday and Saturday, December 6-7, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
There will be one seminar on Friday afternoon December 6th 2013 hosted by Erin Sheldon M.Ed. on using IPAD to promote learning and literacy for those with Angelman Syndrome called, "Is there an app for that?"
There will be two seminars on Saturday afternoon, December 7th, 2013, one on understanding and changing behaviors in Angelman Syndrome and one on sleep strategies for children with Angelman Syndrome. Dr. Chris Oliver, world expert on behaviors in Angelman Syndrome, will host the seminar on behaviors and Dr. Keith Allen, Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics, will host the sleep seminar, both will have a parent Q&A session immediately following. To view videos of the Educational Seminar and Scientific Round Table hosted at the 2012 FAST Global Summit on Angelman Syndrome, please visit the FAST YouTube page.
A Scientific Round Table panel will be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013. Speakers include renowned Angelman Syndrome experts, Dr. Edwin Weeber, Dr. Scott Dindot and Dr. David Segal. The Scientific Round Table discussion will be the most comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the current landscape of Angelman research. Immediately following the informative discussion, the scientists will answer any questions from audience members in a Q&A session.