Convention Insider ~ June 3, 2019


Tuesday, June 4th is the last day to pre-register for the 2019 NDSC Convention. Registration will re-open onsite at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh Thursday, June 27th at 4:00 PM. Register now and skip the lines on-site. If you have already registered, please review your email confirmation to ensure you have a conference listed for each person in your family attending and have registered or purchased all optional add-ons, such as the Evening of Champions tickets, t-shirts, flash drives, etc. Changes or additions to existing registrations can be done by calling the NDSC Center at 770-604-9500 but must be done by 5:00 PM, June 4th.

Rate Increase

If you are still considering attending a pre-conference session act now before the price increases. Choose from one of nine cutting-edge sessions presented by Down syndrome experts. These four-hour sessions are for attendees who want to dive deep into one topic and go beyond a typical workshop experience. Whether you are struggling with behavioral or regression issues or want to increase your knowledge of inclusion, speech, or co-occurring DS-ASD, there is a pre-con session just for you.

Hotel Registration Deadline 2

The discounted room rate at both the Westin and Omni Hotels will expire June 4. If you reserved more rooms than you need, or your plans have changed, please release those rooms before June 4th to ensure other families may take advantage of the discounted rate. HELP US KEEP CONVENTION COSTS DOWN! If you booked a room outside of the convention block, please consider moving to the Omni Hotel to ensure the NDSC fulfills its commitment. You can book directly at the Omni William Penn through the NDSC Reservation Link or we would be happy to assist you in making a reservation change. Please contact coleen@ndsccenter.orgfor assistance.

Calling All Convention Dancers!!

The theme of the 2019 Friday Night 321 Dance!™ at Convention is …… JERSEY PARTY!

Yes, wear your own sports jersey or purchase one from us and we will celebrate all of our CHAMPIONS. This year the NDSC is selling Jersey Party Swag, so get your jerseys and pom-poms for the 321 Dance!™ from us!

Pre-order before June 12th, and pick up on-site at the Convention in June.  No mailing, no fuss.

321 Dance Jersey Pack

Men’s Jerseys – available in sizes S – 4X –  black, royal blue, and purple.
Women’s Jerseys – available in sizes S – 4X –  pink, royal blue, and purple.
Children’s Jersey T-shirts – available in YXS – YXL –  pink, royal blue, and purple.
(Replica jerseys not available in children’s sizes.  These are cotton t-shirts)
Pom-poms are also available in mixed blue & gold!

Place your order today.  Jerseys or pom-poms may be ordered by themselves, or order your Jersey Party Swag packs, which includes a jersey and a pair of pom-poms.

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