Over the weekend, Indianapolis, Indiana played host to the second location of the two2017 National Juvenile Arthritis Conferences. The Arthritis Foundation welcomed almost 1,000 kids, teens, young adults and their families to an exciting and spirited weekend of education, networking and fun.
For the second year in a row, the Arthritis Foundation hosted two JA Conference locations to serve more kids, families and young adults affected by JA and related childhood rheumatic diseases across the country, while also welcoming back returning veteran families. More than 60 percent of Indianapolis attendees were able to experience the JA Conference for the first time and came from 39 US states, Puerto Rico and Canada.
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Today, almost 1,000 kids, teens, young adults and their families from across the country are joining together in the Hoosier state for the second of two nationalJuvenile Arthritis (JA) Conferences是关节炎基金会举办的。JA会议是一个独特的机会，让受JA和相关儿童风湿病影响的家庭、孩子、青少年和年轻人利用周末的时间建立联系，学习，分享技巧，并形成可以持续一生的纽带。
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Over the weekend, nearly 1,000 kids, teens, young adults and their families made their way to Houston, Texas, to take part in the first of twoNational Juvenile Arthritis Conferencesin 2017. For the second year in a row, the Arthritis Foundation is hosting two JA Conference locations to serve more kids, families and young adults across the country, while also welcoming “home” our returning veteran families.
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Today, kids, teens, young adults and their families from across the country are landing in Houston, Texas, for the first of two nationalJuvenile Arthritis (JA) Conferences是关节炎基金会举办的。JA会议是一个独特的机会，让受JA和其他风湿病影响的家庭、孩子、青少年和年轻人利用周末建立网络，学习，分享技巧，并形成可以持续一生的纽带。
Continue readingThe 2017 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference in “Space City” Houston Blasts Off Today!
我们是JA战士!每天有30多万儿童、青少年、青年及其家庭面临着少年关节炎和相关的风湿病的挑战。虽然每个情况都是不同的，但我们是一起的。全力投入。与阻碍我们的一切斗争庆祝我们大大小小的胜利。我们团结在一起，决心赢得对JA的战斗。我们大胆、勇敢、聪明。And we are proud to announce the 2017 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference theme:JA Warriors!
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Thescholarship applicationprocess for the 2017 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference is now open! Interested families and young adults (ages 18-25) are welcome to apply for a scholarship award that will assist in the cost of traveling to or attending this year’s conference in Houston, Texas or Indianapolis, Indiana. Applications must be submitted by February 26, 2017 to be considered, and all applicants will be notified by April 24, 2017.
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The NationalJuvenile Arthritis Conferenceis well known for its ability to bring kids with rheumatic diseases and their families together for a weekend full of hope, inspiration and connections. The one question that gets asked the most is – “but how do we afford to get there?” For many families dealing with a constant stream of medical expenses, it may not be feasible to plan for a weekend conference that, depending on where you may live, might include extensive travel.
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