On October 20, 2018 join the Legg Calve Perthes Foundation and a panel of Perthes experts including Surgeons, Physical Therapists, Counselors and others for a full day of workshops and discussions on topics that matter most to parents and families navigating Perthes disease. The conference will take place at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, TX.
Topics included in last year’s conference include
Updates from the International Perthes Study Group
Perthes Disease History
Building Healthy Bodies
Adjusting to Life with Perthes
Maximizing Movement with Perthes
Rebuilding the Body
Open Panel with Perthes Orthopedic Surgeons
The Psychology of Perthes
Navigating Perthes in the School System
The cost of this event is $60 and includes breakfast, lunch, snack, and a t-shirt. In addition, access to top Perthes surgeons for open Q&A and networking with other Perthes families! Please reserve your seat soon as seating is limited.
Last year savvy parents tipped us off that there is a nearby Ronald McDonald House for discounted lodging. Some airlines also offer discounted travel under various medical grants programs. Check out our toolkit for more information!