Speaker Handouts

PRISMS 11th International Conference will include a variety of topics and speakers. Below are some of the handouts that speakers provided for attendees to the conference, categorized by the day the speaker presented their session.

Speaker Handouts: Thursday, August 4th, 2022

The Importance of Building Leisure Skills – Sylvia Farber, MEd, and Dawnda Daniel

Smith-Magenis Syndrome: Putting the Genetic Diagnosis in Context – Barbara Haas-Givler, MEd, BCBA

Teacher and Support Staff Training – Part 1 – Barbara Haas-Givler, MEd, BCBA

Speaker Handouts: Friday, August 5th, 2022

Setting the Stage for Success – Barbara Haas-Givler, MEd, BCBA

Medical Management of SMS Across the Lifespan – Ann C.M. Smith, DSc (hon), Gail Reiner, DNP, FNP-C

Managing Food Seeking Behaviors with Help from Prader-Willi Syndrome – Amy L. McTighe, PhD

A SMS Parent’s Perspective on Guardianship and Estate Planning – Randy Beall

It Takes a Village – Landre Kingdon, LCSW

Birt-Hogg Dube´ – Laura Schmidt, PhD, and Ann C.M. Smith, MA, DSc (hon)

Tech Talk with an SLP – Heera Chandani, MA CCC-SLP

Neurological implication in SMS – Andrea Gropman, MD

Behavioural phenotypes of Smith-Magenis Syndrome – Heidi Nag, PhD

SMS Organizations across the Globe – Astrid Diederichs, Detlef Diedrichs

Speaker Handouts: Saturday, August 6th, 2022

Cutting-Edge DNA Sequencing Technologies and Smith-Magenis Syndrome – Zain Dardas, MS, PhD candidate

SMS Patient Registry Results: Speech-Language Development and Hearing Health – Christine Brennan, PhD, SLP

Building Bridges and Navigating Adult-based Healthcare for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities – John C. Berens, MD

Hitting a Bump in the Road; Thinking about psychiatric admissions – Landre Kingdon, LCSW

SMS Behavior 101 – Mary Beall

What a Parent Must Know about Special Education – Sylvia Farber, MEd