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: [email protected] or call 020 7831 0883.
The event is being run in partnership with the Oxford NHS Genomic Medicine Centre and is also supported by the Centre for Personalised Medicine. It will take place at St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS.
Speakers include a parent of a child with an undiagnosed genetic condition and representatives from Oxford Medical Genetics Laboratories, Oxford NHS Genomic Medicine Centre and Oxford Academic Health Science Network (Oxford AHSN).
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.