Relationships and Hygiene

  


Relationships and Hygiene

Having relationships with family members, friends, fellow students, animals,... It certainly enriches your world.What can we expect in this area? And what about Boy- or Girl-friend. Sexuality? And what about hygiene coming with body and hormone cycles?Talking about hygiene, going to hairdresser, taking care of healthy teeth. Basically they all relate to being able and ready for relationships.

Meet our experts

We are doing our best to invite those from around the world that can give you the insights you hope for. Both professors, teachers, experienced parents or siblings will discuss the topics for the best quality of life possible. Our motto; TOGETHER!

Anne-Marie Bisgaard

Anne-Marie Bisgaard

Anne-Marie is a consultant paediatrician specialized in child neurology and neurodevelopmental disorders. She works at Center for Rare Diseases and Center for Rett syndrome at University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet.

She did her PhD within the clinical genetic area in 2007 (The phenotype of patients with submicroscopic chromosomal abnormalities and mental retardation. Description of new microdeletion syndromes.). Since then, her research focus has been on neurodevelopmental disorders, which in recent years mainly has been within Cornelia de Lange syndrome and Rett syndrome and related disorders. The focus is both on the molecular causes and mechanisms for disease and on clinical issues and how to manage these.  

Before then, Anne-Marie did her training at several paediatric departments in Copenhagen and Næstved and at the Epilepsy Hospital in Dianalund.

She is member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Danish Association of Families with CdLS and of the Scientific Advisory Council of the International CdLS Federation.

Eline van Rooij

Eline van Rooij

Eline is a educational psychologist at Kentalis Rafael, Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands, a school for children with multi sensory impairments, especially with vision and hearing impairments.

She is coördinator of the Deafblind Education Outreach Supportteam.

As a school they work together with the University of Groningen to develop effective interventions and make them evidence based.

Eline has experience in assessment, intervention programs, curriculum development and coaching with video analysis, with special focus on the communicative potentials of students with multi sensory impairments. Among them also students with CdLs. She has presented in the CdLs conference in Argentina (2013)

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