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18th United Cerebral Palsy Family Conference in Portland

Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel, 909 North Hayden Island Drive

Friday, October 19 2018, 9:00 AM – Saturday, October 20 2018 to 3:30 PM

Summary

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Oregon reports there is a great lineup of workshops and speakers for its UCP 18th Family Conference. Several new topics will be presented.

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Above is the logo for UCP Oregon Family Conference.

The 18th United Cerebral Palsy Family Conference
will be October 19 through 20

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Oregon reports there is a great lineup of workshops and speakers for its UCP 18th Family Conference being held October 19 through 20 in Portland. Several new topics will be presented, like Cortical Vision, and the latest research on medical marijuana for seizures and to treat tone. The conference is at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel, 909 North Hayden Island Drive.

This conference is unique in its focus and is the only one of its kind in the Northwest. Most of the attendees are parents of children with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities, as well as professionals who work with them. Making connections with other families is an important benefit of this conference.

The Conference Schedule & Registration Form provide a detailed description of all the workshops and speakers (which may change), as well as the Attendee Registration Form. Online registration is available for families and self-advocates, as well as for professionals. Questions may be emailed to Susan Cushman or by calling 503-467-0322.

UCP Oregon offers direct program service, information, and advocacy for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities throughout the Portland metro area. The Family Support Department (FSD) assists families of children with cerebral palsy (and disabilities that mimic CP) in Oregon and Washington, offering information and referral, respitality, support groups, and outings, as well as connections to other families.