Reaching Out, Striving for Excellence-Advances in Cystic Fibrosis Care
Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Nemours Children's Clinic - Cystic Fibrosis Center
University of North Florida College of Nursing
Special Featured Speaker:
Beth Sufian, is an attorney and 47 year old adult with CF with a unique perspective on the challenges people with CF face each day. Beth is Director of the CF Legal Information Hotline which has helped over 26,000 people with CF around the country. Beth will discuss the laws that protect people with CF and their families. Beth will explain how people with CF can qualify for monthly Social Security checks and health insurance. Beth will also provide information on a federal program that may provide funding for a person with CF to attend college. Do not miss this one chance to hear Beth explain how a variety of laws may protect you or your child in your everyday life.
We are honored and excited to have Beth as our feactured speaker at this year's event.
For cross infection purposes,
children and adults with CF CANNOT attend this event.
Additional Educational Topics:
· Latest in CF research and care
· What’s new in CF genetics
· Moving on to adulthood
· Ideas for making chest therapy fun
· School Success
· The always popular - “Vendor fair”