2014 Nashville Education Day

Saturday, March 29, 2014 | 8:00 AM

Location: Wadlington Conference Room, Monroe Carrell, Jr.,  Children's Hospital, Vanderbilt Medical Center, 2200 Children's Way, Nashville, Tennessee 37232

Registration is Free. (Does not include overnight accommodations

8:00-8:30am -Registration

8:30-8:45am -Introduction

8:45-9:00am –Advocacy and Participation in Clinical Trials - Nancy Hale

9:00-9:30am -Clinical Trials - Daniel Claassen, MD

9:30-10:00am –Talking with Children about HD - Vickie Hannig, MS, CGC

10:00-10:30am –HD Research - Aaron Bowman, PhD

10:30-11:00am –Cognitive Issues in HD -  Scott Wylie, PhD

11:00-11:30am –Lunch

11:30-12:30pm-Living with HD  - HD Ambassador

12:30-1:00pm –Q & A session with speakers

The education day will include valuable information for patients, families, and caregivers.  There will be a retreat room for people who have HD who may need a few minutes of down time to relax, be pampered, have fun, and forget about HD.  Activities scheduled for the retreat room include an exercise session with physical therapists who specialize in therapy for people with neurological disorders, yoga, massage, card games, Bingo, and general fun.

Hotel:  Hyatt Place - Nashville Airport, 721 Royal Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

Dates available:  Friday, March 28 and/or Saturday, March 29

Rate: Two doubles or one king - $119, plus tax.  That rate includes a hot breakfast. (Must be booked directly with the Hotel)

Deadline to reserve under the group code:  Friday, March 14. 

Group Code:  G-HUNT.  

How to reserve:  Call 1-800-993-4751 (Hyatt national reservations), online www.hyatt.com,  or call the Nashville hotel at 615-493-5200 .