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8th Annual Ask the Experts Educational Symposium:

Program Agenda


“Ask the Experts” Program 

9:00 a.m. to     Registration, Vendor Showcase

10:00 am.       and Continental Breakfast 

10:00 a.m.      Welcome by Linda Sepulveda

                        CEO of ALS Haven 

10:05 a.m.      Facing the Financial Planning Challenge

                        Cheryl Wallengren – Former Caregiver 

10:25 a.m.       Creating the Support Team You Need

                        Joyce Lauterback, MFCC 

10:45 a.m.       Research Update

                        Michael Graves, MD, UCLA ALS/MDA Clinic 

11:30 a.m.     Creative Evolution:  My Personal Journey With ALS

                       Michael Gagner 

11:45 a.m.     Lunch and Vendor Showcase 

12:30 p.m.     “Fully Alive” Panel of Experts

Topics: Respiratory, Swallowing, Equipment, Aids to Daily Living, Occupational Therapy 

1:45 p.m.      Wrap Up and Evaluations 

2:00 p.m. to  Vendor Showcase and

3:00 p.m.       Speakers Available for Questions 

“Ask the Experts” Booths:

Experts will be available at all breaks, lunch, one hour before and one hour following the program to answer your questions. Resources include: 

Today’s speakers                                                        Physical Therapy               

Communication Devices                                            Case Management

Respiratory Care                                                        2004 Walk to D’Feet ALS

Rilutek                                                                          Home Health

Mobility, Transportation & Travel                          Advocacy Letters

Caregiver Resources                                                 and so much more!


Event Snapshot:

Date: May 8, 2004
Location: Renaissance Los Angeles Hotel - Airport
Cost: No Charge to Attend; snacks & lunch served
Time: 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.


If you are interested in attending this exclusive event, click here to email our event coordinator or click here to register online!

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