WebEx Training Center Helps Advance Down Syndrome Research and Education

Stephanie Bennett is a research psychologist for Down Syndrome Education International, a UK-based charity that works to improve education for young people with Down syndrome. Stephanie does a lot of research into the development of children with Down syndrome and then shares her research with parents and professionals around the world.

Making communication simple, personal and immediate.

Before January of last year, she was relying on a website and newsletters to communicate but it presented challenges. “We wanted to find a better, more interactive way of educating those who need to know about Down syndrome in a more simple and timely matter – be it a parent or professional,” she explains.

Stephanie started using WebEx Training Center to hold regular web seminars that are convenient for attendees and cost-effective for the charity. “WebEx has allowed us to make the wealth of information and expertise we have, available to thousands more people throughout the world,” she said. “It’s more cost-effective and convenient because attendees don’t have to travel anywhere and we can hold the same session more than once.”

Cost savings are a bonus.

Stephanie also credits WebEx for reducing her travel to meetings abroad. Instead, she uses WebEx because it offers more interactivity than a telephone call and eliminates the cost of flying or international calls. “WebEx really has become an indispensible part of my job,” says Stephanie. “It’s made my research a lot more accessible and at a lower cost.”

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  1. When will the training be held in Indonesia, we are looking forward to seeing you here? thank you

    • Are you interested in the Down Syndrome education research? If so, leave a note on their site. There’s a link in the story. If you are looking for Event Center, we hope to have something online shortly.