Genetics Series

In a collaborative effort to educate health professionals and families on genetic developmental disorders, The University of Texas at Austin - Texas Center for Disability Studies partners with The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine along with support from the funder, the Texas Department of State Health Services to host a series of educational and community webinars across the State of Texas.  The health professional webinars are coordinated through Texas Health and Human Services, Early Childhood Intervention and the Community webinars are coordinated The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. The ultimate goal of this project is to positively impact the educational and health outcomes of individuals with genetic disorders and the families who support them.

Future Webinars 

December 14, 2023

“How Genetics Affects Behavior”

Speaker:  Daryl Scott M.D., PH.D., B.S. / Professor at Baylor College of Medicine

Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC, Mom, UT Texas Center for Disability Studies

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January 2023  

“Cardiovascular Genetic Disorders”

Speaker: Taylor Beecroft MS, CGC

 

February 2023

"Seizure Disorders and Genetic Syndromes”

Speakers: Tuan Chao, M.D., PH.D., B.A., B.S.

              

March 2023

“Transition Care and Planning for Adolescents with Genetic Syndromes”

Speaker: Jordan Kemere M.D., M.S., B.S.