TEXAS PWS ROUND-UP: 2013 Conference
Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CST)
Join us for the
TEXAS PWS ROUND-UP
Registration and KidKamp drop off opens at 8:00 AM. Conference will begin at 8:30 AM.
The conference will be hosted at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church located at 1215 Campbell Road, Houston, TX 77055.
Speakers & Topics
Jennifer Miller, M.D. http://research.pediatrics.med.ufl.edu/researchers/research-faculty/jennifer-miller/
Elizabeth Roof, M.A. Senior Research Specialist http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/site/people/2462/roof-elizabeth.aspx
Melanie Silverman, MS, RD, IBCLC www.feedingphilosophies.com/
A sibling’s perspective
Break-out sessions for age groups
Our childcare program is available for children ages 3 - 18. Registration is limited and will close January 4th with no exceptions. Cost is $25 per child. Register early to avoid disappointment!
For those traveling, discounted rooms are available at the Four Points Memorial City by Sheraton Hotel, 10655 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024. To make a reservation, please contact (281) 501-4600 or the central reservation system at 866-837-4209 and request the Texas Prader-Willi Association Guestroom Block at FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON HOUSTON, MEMORIAL CITY.
The nightly room rate for conference participants is $89/night.
Free transportation to and from conference. Click on link here for special rate: Tx Prader-willi Assn Guestroom
We need volunteers for several activities: help with registration, KidsKamp, food prep, set-up/clean-up, etc. Note that if you register as a volunteer, you will likely not be able to particiapte in the conference as you'll be working during the presentations.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Join us for an informal recpetion on Friday, Feb 8th from 7:30 - 9:00 PM at the Four Points Memorial City Hotel. We'll be meeting at the restaurant.
Hobby Airport (HOU): Approximately 23.0 miles; Estimated Taxi $60
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): Approximately 30.0 miles; Estimated Taxi $55
Need help attending the conference? If so, please email us at email@example.com for more information.
Q: Are providers & caregivers allowed to register for the conference?
A: Yes! We encourage anyone affected by PWS to attend.
Q: Can I bring my baby to the conference?
A: KidsKamp is for children ages 3-18. However, we don't want anyone to miss out on learning. Please be considerate of other attendees should you bring a baby.
Q: I can't afford the conference fees. Is there assistance available?
A: Yes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for conference grants.
Q: My child is in ECI, will my provider cover conference fees?
A: Yes, many ECI providers will cover conference fees as parent education. Please contact you provider directly regarding reimbursement.
Q: Can I purchase TX Prader-Willi Association t-shirts and merchandise at the conference?
A: Yes! We'll have a table with items for purchase.
Q: Will the food be secured at KidsKamp?
A: Yes, for the KidsKamp we'll have all food secured and will have a PWS menu.
Q: My child will be attending KidsKamp. Will you administer his/her medication?
A: No, the KidsKamp counselors will not be administering medication.
Q: I need to cancel my registration. Can I get a refund?
A: Sorry, we cannot issue refunds at this time.
Thank you to our sponsors
When & Where
Texas Prader-Willi Association
The Texas Prader-Willi Association was created by Texas families in order to enhance the quality of lives for all affected by Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). We are available for support, education, and advocacy.
Visit us at www.TXPWA.org or on Facebook