Disability Facts and Fun Fair

Saturday, September 17th
2016 Program: “Living Your Best Life With Chronic Illness”

 

This event is FREE, but please preregister: 907.929.2567 or alaskamscenter@gmail.com
$25 fee for clinicians applying for 4.0 Social Work contact hours

Meet providers and experts (from around the state) who will share professional options and opportunities for anyone living with or caring for someone with a disability or chronic illness.

Positive, accurate and up to date information about programs, treatments and services will be presented. Vendors and representatives from community organizations will also be available throughout the day.

Come for the day or for a few hours. Door prizes, food and information packets will be provided.

 

Location:
Providence Medical Park, Anchorage
3841 Piper St., Tower U, Rooms 2281 and 2285

 

Registration:
8:30 – 9:00 am
Sessions:
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Lecture Schedule:
  9:00
Myofascial Pain and Treatment
Dr. Andrea Trescot, MD

10:00
Acupuncture
Julia Moore, Licensed Acupuncturist

10:30
The HANDLE Method
Lynne Ammu

11:00
Expressive Art for Healing
Aurora Sydney-Ando, PhD, LPC

12:15
Yoga for Mental Health
Margi Clifford, E-RYT
Medicare
Nila Morgan

1:00
“The Empowered Patient”
Rain Van Den Berg, MPH

2:00
Financial Fitness
Jessica Lavoie and Tiffany Sagayo

2:30
Disability Law
Mark Regan

 

Vendors:
Alaska MS Center
Center for Human Development
Parkinson’s Support Group
ACCESS Alaska
Challenge Alaska
NMSS
Comfort Keepers
Walgreen’s
Senior & Disability Services
plus several others