2012 AHCF Family Meeting

Dear AHC Families and Friends,

The Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation Family Meeting will be held on Friday, June 29th, Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st, 2012 in beautiful San Francisco, California. This year we are asking all families and friends to register so we can have an accurate count and enough materials for everyone. We will be having clinic, genetic counseling and behavior appointments starting on Wednesday 27th and Thursday June 28th.

The Family Meeting will kick off with an AHCF sponsored luncheon at noon on Friday June 29th with all of the registered Physicians and AHC families and friends invited.

Register Here for the Conference:


Clinic/Genetic Counseling Appointments:

We will be scheduling clinic appointments and genetic counseling appointments for both new and returning families at the AHC Family Conference this year. Appointments will begin on Wednesday, June 27th.   In order to provide families with the most relevant information we will be collecting blood to screen prior to the conference. Please contact Tara Newcomb (taran@genetics.utah.edu) to schedule an appointment and request a blood kit. There is no charge for the appointments.

Behavior Question Sessions:

In addition, on Thursday, June 28th we are offering individual 30 minute sessions for behavior questions and answers with Alice Belgrade M.S.Ed., L.C.P.C., Behavior Consultant, for $30.00 per session. You do not have to have your child with you to schedule a session. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Alice please email Sharon (sharon@ahckids.org)

Register Here for the Hotel: 


Hotel information: A block of rooms are reserved at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Burlingame for $112.00 a night. If you prefer, call Toll Free Reservations at (888-421-1442) and refer to the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation Meeting. There is a complimentary shuttle to and from the Airport and to all of the shops in downtown Burlingame. Free parking is provided for those driving plus free Internet and free breakfast for one adult in every room. There are 3 restaurants in the hotel and easy access to many local restaurants. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, fitness room and business center. Located on the shores of San Francisco Bay it also offers bayside jogging and bicycle paths. It’s just 2 miles from the airport (SFO) and the Bay Area Rapid Transit and 14 miles to downtown San Francisco.

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