Did you know?
* . More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than with AIDS, diabetes & cancer combined * . 764,000 children and adults in the United States are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy each year * . Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) is the most common chromosomal abnormality, occurring once every 800 to 1,000 live births * . Autism receives less than 5% of the research funding of many less prevalent childhood diseases!!! *
Come learn about how to become advocates for these populations with
Thursday, January 26, 2012
5-6pm in Condon Hall 711B
Camp Korey serves children with serious and life-threatening medical conditions and their families at no cost. They provide year-round recreation programs specially designed to support the medical needs of campers while letting them just be kids and have fun.
At this meeting we will have.
. A Medical professional that will speak about her experience with working and advocating for these populations.
. A MAPS members & volunteer with Camp Korey. He will speak about how his experience influenced him to pursue medicine.
. Camp Director that will talk about ways undergraduate can get involved & become ADVOCATES!!
Learn more about Camp Korey by visiting their website http://campkorey.org/
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