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.
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - Meeting cancelled due to inclement weather - will be rescheduled
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
Medical Center East, South Tower
1215 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
Listening-Related Fatigue Issues and Ongoing Research in this Area
Presented by Benjamin W.Y. Hornsby, MS, PhD, Associate Professor of Audiology, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Dr. Hornsby will discuss his department's research in listening-related fatigue, with time for Q&A. He will bring questionnaires to complete during our time together if you are interested in participating in this study.
For more information, see link below to the lab's webpage:
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TO RSVP, PLEASE CONTACT:
Valerie Petty, Support Group Leader/Facilitator
The meeting will be facilitated by Valerie Petty, 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.
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