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IIDSC 2020 – A virtual meet for all parents

IIDSC was organized as a virtual meet on the 28th of May 2020.. Various specialists had extended their support for the event where parents were invited to understand various topics and ask questions. Almost 250 participants attended the online webinar and the session moderated ably by Dr. Suresh, Chair of the Scientific Committee of DSFI was an eye opener for many parents. The agenda of the meeting was as follows”

Dr. Suresh introduced the event. This was followed by a brief welcome address by Dr. Surekha Ramachandran, President – DSFI. The sessions included a preventive physiotherapist, Yoga Expert, Specialized Dentists, Psychiatrist, an experienced Pediatricain and a seasoned nutritionist.

Dr. Anil Sharma - Tips on balancing.
Dr. Nidhi/Dr. Anurag Gupta - Dental issues - Yoga
Dr. Karthiyayini Mahadevan - Importance of Yoga for Children with special needs and the Caregivers"
Dr. R. Rangarajan - Speaks about psychiatric issues
Dr. Priya Chandrasekhar - Pediatrician - General medical problems and Sleep and it's importance
Dr. Madhu Sharma - Nutrition related issues
Dr. Suresh then brought the program to a close.

This seminar can be viewed by clicking on the link below: The recording of the virtual IIDSC 2020 was found to be highly beneficial to all parents of persons with Down syndrome. The Federation plans to host more such webinars in the future and these will be updated on the website regularly. . https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/4913236285641795334