On March 18 at 5:30 Eastern, join Dr. Sara Palmer examines the effects of HHT on emotions, family, and social life. She offers strategies for managing the everyday stress of living with HHT, recognizing when professional treatment is needed and strengthening family supports. Special tips for family caregivers and parents of children with HHT will be included. There will be adequate time after the presentation for questions and discussion.
Sara Palmer, PhD is a rehabilitation psychologist and part-time assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Palmer provided clinicalservices for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses and their families for over 20 years. She has authored articles and chapters in professional journals and text books, as well as books, articles and webinars for consumers on adjustment to disability, spinal cord injury, caregiving, stroke, and parenting children who have a physical disability. Dr. Palmer is a frequent speaker for student, professional and consumer health groups, and a volunteer for local disability organizations.
Dr. Palmer is the coordinator for the Maryland HHT Regional Network Alliance. She was diagnosed with HHT in her early 30’s. She has two adult children, one of whom has HHT.
Watch the webinar recording here.