Our biennial national family conference provides education and support to families of individuals with CdLS.
Attendees receive free head-to-toe consultations with experts from a range of medical and educational fields; attend workshops on legal concerns, educational issues and medical/behaviors challenges; and have opportunities to meet other families facing similar challenges.
The next conference is in Costa Mesa, CA, June 26-29, 2014.The event takes place at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, just a few miles from the Orange County Airport (also called John Wayne Airport).
The Foundation has secured a room rate of $109/night plus tax. The room block opens November 15, 2013, and closes May 26, 2014, or sooner if it sells out. Use the code CDLSF when booking your room or go to our personal booking page. The discounted room rate is ONLY for people who register for conference. If you do not register for conference by May 26, 2014, you will not receive the discounted room rate.
Conference registration is open. Adult registration is $320 before March 26, 2014, and $350 after. Children under 18 are $220 and $235, respectively. There is no charge for children under two or anyone with CdLS.
A limited number of scholarships are available for first-time families attending conference. The scholarship will cover up to two registrations.
New this year! Register online (Even if you are registering online, please download the registration form to view the schedule and important information about the event.)
If you would like to help raise funds to support conference, for our Conference Fundraising Kit.
If you need ideas for raising funds to support your own conference expenses, for a copy of our tips for fundraising.
Future conferences are scheduled as follows:
- June 2016, Orlando, FL
Conference logo created by Lawrence Schau, KAL Design Co.