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3rd Annual Arthrogryposis Convention Columbus Ohio July 17-20 2008

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  • tracey_schalk
    What: 3rd Annual Arthrogryposis Convention put on by AMC Support Inc http://www.amcsupport.org When: July 17-20 2008 Where: Columbus Ohio United States Who:
    Message 1 of 3 , May 29, 2008
      What: 3rd Annual Arthrogryposis Convention put on by AMC Support Inc

      When: July 17-20 2008

      Where: Columbus Ohio United States

      Who: Anyone whose life has been touched by AMC!

      Why: To provide support and education to anyone touched by Arthrogryposis.

      Cost: Free to attend the convention. All travel, lodging and meal expenses are the
      responsibility of each individual and family.

      How: To receive more information or to register email ohio@... or visit the
      webpage about the convention http://www.amcsupport.org/
      ohio and fill out the questionnaire. If you hit submit and don't receive an email
      confirmation within a week please write ohio@... and we'll address the

      Speakers thus far for the 3rd Annual AMC Convention:

      Dr. Harold Van Bosse- Lower Extremity Pediatric Orthopedist and former director of New
      York University Arthrogryposis Clinic. Currently practicing at Shriners Hospital for Children
      in Philadelphia.

      Dr. David Feldman- Chief of Pediatrics Orthopedics New York University Hospital For Joint
      Diseases- Speaking on the hip in Adults with Arthrogryposis

      Dr. Pappas and Ellen Moran- Genetics of New York University

      Roundtable Discussion- with all Doctors and Therapists who treat AMC on a regular basis

      Rick Guidotti- Positive Exposure Photography- http://www.positiveexposure.org

      Tanya Fernandez-Mote- Adult with Arthrogryposis and disability advocate

      Ward Foley- Adult with Arthrogryposis and published Author http://www.wardfoley.com/

      Maureen Casey- IEP and Special education-Parent of a child with AMC

      BBQ at Miracle League Field and Miracle Playground- Fully accessible baseball field and
      playground http://www.ohiomiracleleague.org/

      Painting with Theresa, Chris & MK- Hands on painting with Theresa Lucas & Chris
      Hartwick-artists with AMC and Theresa's friend MK

      AMC Adults- AMC Adults gather to discuss current issues of living and aging with AMC

      Canine Companions for Independence- Assistance dogs for people with Disabilities

      Steve Thompson- Massage therapist who has treated his 7 year old son with AMC since

      Christina Battista- Cash and Counseling

      Heather Perrow- Wheelchair/ Adaptive Dance- Parent of a child with AMC

      Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita Support Inc, BOD Public Meeting-

      Columbus Mobility Specialist- http://www.columbusmobility.com/

      MetDesk – Special Needs Trusts and Estate Planning

      Kami Nieoff- Special Needs Yoga Instructor www.yogawithkami.com/

      If you would like to join the amcsupport discussion forms please visit
      www.amcsupport.org/forums If you have problems joining please email

      To see pictures and read about our conventions and meet ups where families affected by
      AMC come together click any of these links!

      1st Convention in Chicago August 2006-

      2nd Annual Convention in Texas July 2007- http://www.amcsupport.org/texas

      Buckeye BBQ in Ohio August 2007- http://www.amcsupport.org/buckeye_bbq.htm
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