What do your Family Conference fees actually pay for?

Basically, all your fees pay for is your food. We solicit sponsors, grants and use general donations to fund room rentals, speakers’ (12-15 unbelievable docs and dentists donate their time each year) and staff travel, scholarship recipients, off site activities, AV rental and childcare costs.The NFED absorbs 75% of the cost of the event. The 2012…

Meet the People Who Helped Plan the 2012 Fam Con

2012 Family Conference Committee July 18-21, 2012 Orlando, Florida Our Family Conference Committee offered lots of great ideas for this year’s National Family Conference in Orlando. Because of their input, we have added a track for young adults and a “buddy” program where we will pair up veteran families with new families at the conference….

Four Research Opportunities at the National Family Conference

Families attending the 2012 National Family Conference in Orlando, July 18-21, have the opportunity to volunteer for the four projects listed below. To participate, sign-up on the 2012 national family conference registration form. You will receive your assigned research times when you check-in at registration on Wednesday, July 18th at the conference. Questions? Email Mary…

Finding Money to Help Pay Your Family Conference Expenses

With a little searching and networking you can find money to help you attend a National Family Conference.  Many families have been successful in obtaining funding from the sources below.  It takes internet searches, phone calls and persistence.  Call and ask about conference funding for families with special needs.  If you hit a roadblock, ask…