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Empowered to Transition: Emerging Adults Sickle Cell Education Series


Kids Conquering Sickle Cell Disease Foundation is excited to offer a new virtual transition education program with support sessions for adolescents, their parents, and young adults starting in August to December 2021. Our goal is to increase the number of emerging adults who successfully transition into adult care and provide support to prepare for adult life with a chronic condition.

The interactive session topics will include, but not be limited to, balancing life with sickle cell or related blood disease, healthy habits, warning signs of complications, post high school planning (college/workforce, nutrition, social life), mental health, managing pain, sexual health, organizing health care information, planning for emergencies away from home, etc.

 

Date and Time:

Session 1:
Saturday, July 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Session 2:
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Session 3:
Friday, September 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Session 4:
Sunday, October 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Session 5:
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Session 6:
Friday, December 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Location:
Online Event

 

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