BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - MEETING CANCELLED - TO BE RESCHEDULED
SUPPORT GROUP MEETING INVITATION
Please plan to join us at the next meeting of your local Acoustic Neuroma Support Group. We welcome you to learn about the latest treatment options, to network with other acoustic neuroma patients and find encouragement and support.
DATE/TIME: Meeting cancelled - to be rescheduled
Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bloomberg Children's Center
Schaeffer Auditorium - Room M2381
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
visit Hopkins Medicine
Park in the 1800 Orleans Street Garage and walk to the Schaeffer Auditorium. Take the bridge from the Orleans Street Garage that is closest to N. Wolfe Street. That bridge will exit at an information desk in the Bloomberg Children's Center. The Schaeffer Auditorium, Room M2381 is to the right, behind the information desk. Staff at information desk can provide assistance if necessary.
Treatment of Facial Nerve Disorders and Facial Paralysis
Understanding Patient Perceptions about Facial Paralysis - Education and Coping Skills
Presented by Patrick J. Byrne, MD, MBA, FACS, Professor and Director
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Caring, Sharing, Networking and Support
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TO RSVP, PLEASE CONTACT:
Bob Kaplan, Support Group Leader/Facilitator
The meeting will be facilitated by Bob Kaplan, an acoustic neuroma post-treatment patient.
Who should attend? Family members, caregivers, friends and interested persons are encouraged to attend.
Benefits of attending a local support group include communicating in a nurturing, non-judgmental environment with others who have shared a common acoustic neuroma experience; sharing information on dealing with specific problems, overcoming handicaps and reassuring others that better times lie ahead; educating and informing each other about the latest acoustic neuroma topics of interest; and providing emotional support to all patients, both pre- and post-treatment. This helps in reducing the isolation and loneliness that many acoustic neuroma patients feel.
Note: In no case does ANA endorse any commercial product, physician, surgeon, medical procedure, medical institution or its staff.