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Museum of Life and Science

433 W. Murray Avenue

Durham, NC 27704

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AEA Family Weekend

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You are invited to join us from March 6 - 8, 2020 for the AEA Family Weekend in Durham, NC. Meet other families going through similar challenges. Share stories and learn about the latest treatments and discover strategies to make every day better. Meet with experts in the field of Autoimmune Encephalitis. There is plenty of time for fun and recreation too, all while you connect with other families and make new friends.


Pick up your race packet for the Florence Forth road race. 


This year we have chosen the Museum of Life + Science to host our luncheon, presentations and workshops. A fun and interactive place for the whole family.

HAVE FUN AND GET ACTIVE with our annual Florence Forth road race. You can walk or run (or do a little of both) and if you are not a runner, come and cheer! You have to register for this event seperately.

EAT AND SHARE at the AE Alliance Family Luncheon. Patients and families will have the chance to share experiences, while enjoying a great lunch.

GAIN INSIGHT from experts in the field of Autoimmune Encephalitis who will talk about the latest developments and answer questions.

GET CREATIVE AND BOND with peers in a specialized workshop aimed at patients age 12 -18.

CAREGIVERS GET-TOGETHER connect with other caregivers and learn about coping mechanisms from professionals.

SURVIVOR'S CHAT connect with other AE survivors, share experiences knowing you are not alone.

CONNECT with siblings while doing lots of fun activities.


YIN YOGA given by Meg Poe

PAY-IT-FORWARD Assembling AEA Patient Packets for families in need

Sunday morning location:

Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center

2102 West Main Street

Durham, NC 27705

These are just a few of the things planned for this weekend, we will update you on additional activities and times as soon as possible.

Hotels offering a special rate for this weekend (till 2/5/2020 untill supply last):

Residence Inn Durham McPherson/Duke University Medical Center Area

Hilton Garden Inn Durham / University Medical Center/ They are sold out on Friday night.

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Durham, NC 27704

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