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Thursday, July 25
 

8:30am

Getting on Target!
Our focus this year is understanding sickle cell, increasing our self-care and finding our voice! This first session will use art and crafts to help us create a notebook to track all that we will learn this week. 

Presenters
avatar for Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Director of Outreach and Communication, HOPE for SCD
Vanessa is a mother of a warrior, advocator, and an educator.  She is a self proclaimed lover of the educational process as evidenced by the variety of positions she has held over the past 31 years.  She served as a teacher, curriculum writer, principal, Educational Administrator... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2019 8:30am - 9:00am
Blue Stem 1
 
Friday, July 26
 

11:00am

Broken Crayons Still Color
Broken Crayons Still Color- Self Advocacy & Mental Health AwarenessAdvocacy of any kind is challenging. Not only are a number of skills necessary to advocate effectively, but you must also believe that your voice is valued. By practicing self-advocacy with the support of parents and trusted adults, teens can gain confidence in using this important life skill and parents get to see teens take a first step toward living an independent, successful life. 

Presenters
avatar for Duchess Joyce El

Duchess Joyce El

Founder/CEO, Journeys by Grace Global Missions, Inc
Self Advocacy Training/WorkshopsMedical Humanitarian Missions (worldwide)Yellow Rose Mentoring Group (girls)Expressive Art Therapy (Film, Crafts, and Writing)


Friday July 26, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
Blue Stem 1
 
Saturday, July 27
 

8:30am

Natural Approaches to Pain Management
How can you combat pain either without or in conjunction with pain medications? How can your self-care choices help you to reduce the frequency of your pain? This hands on session will explore two terrific options- the use of relaxation and diet. Participants will make a takeaway stress ball and sample foods that increase blood production. 

Presenters
avatar for Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Instructional Designer, HOPE for SCD
Lisa Rose is the Executive Director for HOPE for SCD, an organization focused solely on providing research based medical education around Sickle Cell Disease and areas of complimentary interest. She has a Master's Degree in Education and has been developing curricula and trainings... Read More →
avatar for Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Director of Outreach and Communication, HOPE for SCD
Vanessa is a mother of a warrior, advocator, and an educator.  She is a self proclaimed lover of the educational process as evidenced by the variety of positions she has held over the past 31 years.  She served as a teacher, curriculum writer, principal, Educational Administrator... Read More →


Saturday July 27, 2019 8:30am - 10:15am
Blue Stem 1

12:30pm

Creative Movement
Join us for a fun afternoon dance class for kids! Learn how to focus your attention away from the pain and explore the benefits of this terrific therapeutic opportunity.

Presenters

Saturday July 27, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Blue Stem 1

1:30pm

STEM Corner - Technology Workshop & Lab
  • Join us for a fun afternoon coding and robotics class for kids! Learn how to focus your attention away from the pain and explore the benefits of this terrific therapeutic opportunity.

Presenters

Saturday July 27, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Prairie A