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2016 Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation

November 3, 2016 - November 5, 2016

REGISTER TODAY FOR AN EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, ending September 9th–see below.
You may register for one day, two days, or all three days.  

Conference Hotel: 
Embassy Suites, Love Field, Dallas Texas
TEL: +1-214-357-4500
3880 West Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas, 75220, USA
(also site of Day 2 and 3 Conference sessions)
HOTEL BLOCK PRICE: $129 per night:
One bedroom suite:
1 King Bed and sleeper sofa, or 2 Double beds and sleeper sofa

Day 1: Thursday, November 3rd
Scientific Symposium, University of Texas Southwestern:
UTSW Medical Center
Pickens Biomedical Building, 14th floor, Room ND14
6001 Forest Park Rd
Dallas, TX 75235

(Visitors can park in the parking garage right next to Pickens Biomedical Building for $3/day.)
This day will focus on presentations from Pitt Hopkins Researchers.  These talks will address the scientific community, and therefore will be very technical in content.  However, Pitt Hopkins parents/caregivers are welcome to register and attend.
Cocktail Reception with researchers, 5:30pm:
Warwick Melrose Hotel
3015 Oak Lawn Ave Dallas, Texas 75219

Day 2: Friday November 4th
Family Conference, Embassy Suites, Love Field, Dallas
This day will focus in the morning on talks for families from Pitt Hopkins Researchers, and Pitt Hopkins Clinics Updates from Physicians.  The afternoon sessions will be hosted by Nick Martin, who will be speaking on strengthening relationships when children have special needs, common challenges parents face, preventing conflict with school personnel in special educations/with IEPS.
Optional 8:00pm Social at Embassy Suites Hotel Bar.

Day 3: Saturday November 5th
Morning: Texas Trekkers Walk at White Rock Lake Park, with BBQ lunch. Will provide link to Texas Trekkers Walk Registration soon. IN LIEU OF CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE FOR THIS DAY, WE ASK THAT YOU REGISTER FOR THE TEXAS TREKKERS WALK.
Afternoon: FREE Family Conference, Embassy Suites, Love Field
This afternoon session will focus on AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication.)
Evening: Fundraising Dinner at: Rafa’s, owner Raphael Carreon is grandfather of Iris Eyres (PTHS) and father of Stacey Eyres.

If you are bringing children, please join other PTHS families and their parent or caregiver during symposium and conference sessions for family outtings (the idea is for one parent or caregiver to attend sessions, while the other parent or caregiver and children can go on these group outings with other PTHS families):
Thursday, November 3rd:
Day trip to the Dallas World Aquarium, only a 20 minute drive from Embassy Suites Love Field
Friday, November 4th:
Day trip to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, only a 20 minute drive from Embassy Suites Love Field
Saturday, November 5th:
Day outing for EVERYONE in the morning at the Texas Trekkers walk, and family dinner at Rafa’s Restaurant in the evening. 

Want to earn free hotel stay?
Fundraise for the Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation in 2016.
Please contact Audrey or Theresa at: to register your fundraiser and for more details.
1) Raise $5000 and earn 1 night free stay at Embassy Suites Love Field
2) Raise $7500 and earn 2 nights free stay at Embassy Suites Love Field
3) Raise $10,000 and earn 3 nights free stay at Embassy Suites Love Field


This event is not sponsored by NORD. This event is being hosted by a NORD member organization.


November 3, 2016
November 5, 2016
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