Connecting our DCC Community through Virtual Sessions
Virtual Community Calls on September 18
Three community calls are scheduled for Saturday, September 18. Register for the calls on our website by clicking here:
Parents of Newborns with DCC
9:00 am PST / 10:00 am MST
11:00 am CST / 12:00 pm EST
This is a meet and greet session for parents who have newborns or are currently pregnant with a baby with a disorder of the corpus callosum.
Teens with DCC
11:00 am PST / 12:00 pm MST / 1:00 pm CST / 2:00 pm EST
This virtual session is for teens ages 13-17 who have a disorder of the corpus callosum. This call will include discussion about going back to school (concerns & how to have a successful year!). Dr. Ashley Vaillancourt will facilitate.
Adults with DCC
1:00 pm PST / 2:00 pm MST / 3:00 pm CST / 4:00 pm EST
This session for adults will focus on Communication Part 2: social cues and how carry on a natural conversation. Topics include knowing when it’s your turn to speak, remembering to ask about others, appropriate questions, closing out conversations, and more.
Regional Gathering in New York on November 13
A one-day conference for Region One families will be held Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Courtyard Marriot in Fishkill, New York.
The itinerary includes discussions on corpus callosum disorders, education, therapies, neurology, psychology, life planning and many other topics. Coffee and lunch are included in the price. The cost is $35.00 for adults and $30.00 for children 12 years old and younger.
Region One consists of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. Families from Pennsylvania and Eastern Canada are welcome to attend. This event is being hosted by Jamie Taylor, Jackie Harbison, and Lisa Maletzky.
Visit our local events page here, for more information and to connect with the region’s event page.
If you would like to suggest a topic for a virtual session, please contact our Community Committee at email@example.com.