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I just wanted to let you all know that I received word today from Smith Medical (makers of Bivona trachs) that they will pay the costs to get a great speaker to come to the conference - Don Meyer. Â*Don Meyer is internationally known for his "Sib-Shop" workshops which seek to increase peer support and information opportunities for siblings of people with special needs and to increase parents' and providers' understanding of sibling issues.
I'm so jazzed that Smiths Medical is doing this for us. Huge kudos to this company. We are very lucky to get someone like Don Meyer to come speak. Â*Here is a link to information about Don Meyer and his Sib-Shops:
02-04-2006, 10:47 PM
I am so glad. That is wonderful. I'm very excited! http://www.tracheostomy.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif http://www.tracheostomy.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif
02-04-2006, 11:04 PM
Oh Ann, that is so awesome. Will it be taped for those of us stuck at home? Deb
02-04-2006, 11:27 PM
Great news! I'm so excited for the conference!
02-05-2006, 03:28 AM
Ann, that's wonderful!! I am glad it worked out as well as it did!
02-05-2006, 07:39 AM
Great work Ann. It sounds like he will be a great speaker.
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02-05-2006, 09:18 AM
Great news hope everyone has a great time at the conferance wish i could go!
02-05-2006, 11:03 AM
That's super cool! Way to go, Ann! http://www.tracheostomy.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/inlove.gif
It will be nice to have something for the sibs too! I'm sure they'll appreciate it! http://www.tracheostomy.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif
02-05-2006, 11:04 AM
sounds great! we wish that we could go also, but the money isnt here and its prettyfar away, traveling with the baby that far well.I would love to, and help too if i could.
Ann: That's great. I've read lots about those workshops!
02-07-2006, 09:46 AM
Great news Ann. I was invited to attend a lecture held by Don in May. He is going to be a speaker for the St. Louis Special Education Foundation. I am very excited since I have heard many wonderful things about him.
02-08-2006, 08:27 PM
When is the conference? And where?
June 1-3, 2006, St. Louis, MO
Guaranteed to be lots of fun!
Here's a link to the first conference -- look over the brochure, we will be doing a lot of the same things. Â*If you have any questions, let me know.
First Conference (http://www.tracheostomy.com/trachkids/get_together/conference/index.htm)
I hope to get the brochure for the upcoming conference out within the next month.
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