WEBINAR: Physical Therapy & Fitness for Adolescents & Adults with Down Syndrome - Global Down Syndrome Foundation

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WEBINAR: Physical Therapy & Fitness for Adolescents & Adults with Down Syndrome

December 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Get Moving, Be Awesome! – Physical Therapy & Fitness for Adolescents & Adults with Down Syndrome


If you have a family member or dear friend with Down syndrome, this webinar is for you.

Physical therapy is a very important service for people with Down syndrome. While most of our children have great experiences with physical therapy when they are little, it is often phased out as the school years begin. Because of their unique physiology, learning styles, and medical issues, physical therapists are uniquely qualified to provide strategic movement-based evaluations, assess the needs of adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, and provide targeted physical therapy programs and physical therapy-based fitness programs that optimally serve our unique patient population. This workshop provides parents, caregivers, self-advocates, fitness professionals, and physical therapists information on how to develop and implement physical therapy-based programs for our teenagers and adults starting immediately!

Sarah Mann is a Doctor of Physical Therapy in Denver, Colorado. She completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado, Boulder and her Master’s degree in International Business at the University of Denver. Dr. Mann completed her physical therapy training at the Sie Center for Down Syndrome with Physical Therapist Pat Winders. She worked with the multi-disciplinary team at the Sie Center from 2013 to 2015 developing the Adolescent and Young Adult Sports Medicine program and now works in private practice at Mann Method PT and Fitness, working with adults with Down syndrome.

This important webinar will be held online, and participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and listen live as Dr. Sarah Mann provides key information and answers questions. Please RSVP today. Once you have completed your registration you will receive an email confirmation with the meeting link and audio access information.

This webinar is one of the many benefits associated with Global Down Syndrome Foundation Membership. Learn more about Global’s award-winning magazine, Down Syndrome World™, and how to become a Global Member today.

Global’s Webinar Series – December 2017


December 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm