UNDIAGNOSED GENETIC CONDITIONs INFORMATION EVENT: southampton
Last Reviewed 1/12/2017
February 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
WhereSouthampton Science Park
2 Venture Road
Chilworth Southampton, SO16 7NP Register here
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Does your child have global development delay (GDD) or learning/physical difficulties that are unexplained?
Has your child had genetic tests that have come back negative or with results of unknown clinical significance?
Is your child taking part in, or are you hoping they will take part in, genetic research such as Deciphering Developmental Disorders (DDD) or 100,000 Genomes Project?
If you answered yes to any, or all, of the above questions then come along – places are free but booking is essential, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7831 0883.
The event will take place in room 4a, Southampton Science Park, 2 Venture Road, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7NP.
Speakers include a parent of a child with an undiagnosed genetic condition and Dr Catherine Mercer from Wessex Regional Genetics Service.
The talks will cover:
- Why are some genetic conditions so hard to diagnose?
- What are genetic tests? Why does genetic testing take so long?
- What is life like raising a child with an undiagnosed genetic condition?
- Update on Deciphering Developmental Disorders (DDD)/100,000 Genomes Project.
You will also be able to meet other local families with similar experiences and local SWAN UK Parent Reps.