Nationwide Children's Hospital
575 South 18th Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
With adult, teen and school-age program tracks, this conference is designed to offer practical information, fun activities and the chance to meet and network with other families affected by muscular dystrophy.
Parents can hear updates on clinical research, assistive technology and home modifications, attend workshops, and have lunch with various experts.
Teen and school-aged patients can learn about meeting goals from former Ohio State and NCAA Champion wrestler Tommy Rowlands, try their hand at research lab experiments, and have some fun learning about cartooning with professional artist Thaddeus Draheim.
The conference includes a light breakfast and lunch.
Learn more about the presenters, activities and register for the program by visiting www.NationwideChildrens.org/education-classes. Search keyword "muscular dystrophy" or call (614) 355-0662.