The Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation Family Meeting will be held at the Hilton, Minneapolis/St Paul Airport, Mall of America www.mspairport.hilton.com The meeting will take place June 26th – 28th.
This year for the first time, the AHCF is asking for a “recommended donation” or registration fee to attend the conference. It will help offset the increased cost associated with putting on the event, including the cost of speakers, conference materials, audiovisual and more.
There will be over 21 experts coming to the meeting to share their insights on AHC and it also includes a group luncheon and ice cream social.
*If you find the requested fee creates a hardship please contact Sharon @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Swoboda and the Pediatric Motor Disorders Research Clinic team will be conducting AHC clinical appointments Tuesday June 24th, Wednesday the 25th and the morning of Thursday the 26th. Accompanied by her expert medical team this includes DNA collection and inclusion in the AHCF Clinical Registry, Genetics Counseling, History and Physical or update of previous H & P, Physical Therapy Assessment, Physiatry appointment including Quality of Life Scales, Neuro Psyche Evaluation and a Private Session devoted to a patient question and answer period with one of the AHC experts on the team. There is no cost to the families for this.
The Hilton, Minneapolis/St Paul Airport, Mall of America features:
Room rates of $139 on Monday/Tuesday and $129 on Wednesday through Sunday. There are a limited number of handicapped accessible bathrooms and some adjoining rooms available. For information call 1-952-854-2100.
3 miles from Minneapolis/St Paul International Airportwith a complimentary shuttle to the Hotel
Free on site parking
Free in room internet
Free breakfast buffet for children up to age 12 and 2 adults per room. Extra charge of $10 for additional adults in same room.
Restaurants on site and many other options close by
24 hour Fitness center
Indoor pool and 2 whirlpools
Perfect meeting set up, away from the public, with kids room in very close proximity.
This is a fantastic location for families and is close to many great attractions:
1 mile from the Mall of America http://www.mallofamerica.com/ with complimentary shuttle service from the Hotel. MOA has a bowling alley, movie theatre, Nickelodeon Amusement park, Sea Life Aquarium, Legoland, Comedy Clubs and of course, Shopping! Restaurants ranging from fast food, family-type restaurants and fine dining are located there. A bonus for all shoppers, there is no sales tax on clothes in Minnesota!