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Huntington’s Disease Education Symposium at SVC

A Huntington’s Disease Education Symposium will take place at Southern Vermont College (SVC) on Saturday, April 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in Everett Mansion’s Burgdorff Gallery. This symposium will be of interest to families and professional caregivers and those living with or at risk with Huntington’s disease. The event is free but preregistration is required.

At the SVC Symposium, experts in this field will cover topics on Huntington’s Disease 101, research and clinical trial updates, speech and nutrition, advocacy, and neurologic music therapy. A physician will be available to answer questions.

The event includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Preregistration is required no later than March 28 by contacting Virginia Goolkasian, Regional Director for Huntington’s Disease Society of America, at vgoolkasian@hdsa.org or 978-905-5588.

The symposium is funded by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America through an unrestricted educational grant from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and in-kind support from Crescent Manor Nursing Home, and sponsored by Southern Vermont College, including the Nursing and Radiologic Sciences programs.

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