Sweet as a gum drop and sure to make you smile. Don’t miss our patients model the latest style. Join Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital for the Downright Beautiful 4th
Annual Pediatric Down Syndrome Clinic Fashion Show.
The event takes place on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 11am-2pm at Warehouse215 @ Bentley Projects in downtown Phoenix. The luncheon includes a professional fashion show by Dillard’s and features children with Down syndrome and local celebrities. Tickets are on sale now.
All proceeds benefit the Pediatric Down Syndrome Clinic, part of Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
About the clinic: The Pediatric Down Syndrome Clinic at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary clinic focused on the coordinated care and management of children with Down syndrome. The clinic opened in 2013, supplements the routine medical care provided by the child’s primary care physician. They support the family, ensure comprehensive care of the child, and support the Primary Pediatrician.
Developmental Pediatrics is joined by Genetics, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy and Speech therapy to provide a holistic and comprehensive evaluation of each patient. A virtual team of specialists is also available including, but not limited to, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry and Pulmonology.
Our Program Coordinator is dedicated to helping families coordinate their subspecialty medical needs, therapies, school services and community resources. Robin Blitz, MD a developmental-behavioral pediatrician leads the Down Syndrome Clinic with Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Beth Trevino, MD a developmental pediatrician is fluent in Spanish, will also follow up with patients. The Down Syndrome Clinic, the only one in the state, is funded entirely through community support.
2016 Downright Beautiful Fashion Show
Update: 2016 Downright Beautiful Fashion Show Raises Over $37,000. On a sunny afternoon, over 21 models from the Pediatric Down Syndrome Clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital participated in the Downright Beautiful 3rd Annual Pediatric Down Syndrome Clinic Fashion Show. Each model was dressed in the latest styles from Kohl’s, which generously donated all of the clothing for our sweet models to parade in. Read more on our blog.
See images from this year’s event here!