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Meetings and Events

Support Meetings

PLEASE NOTE  - Due to Covid-19 Stay at Home restrictions HDAI Support Group Meetings will take place online until further notice. Please contact us at info@huntingtons.ie if you are interested in joining an online chat

Support group meetings allow people impacted by HD to avail of peer support and share information with others who may have a similar experience to you. You will have an opportunity to speak with people who understand your situation because of their own experience. Meeting with other HD families can be an effective way of sharing coping strategies and useful tips. They also offer an opportunity to build friendships with other carers. Family care givers are also encouraged to look after their own health and wellbeing.

Support meetings are held regionally on a Saturday morning from 11am - 1pm. 2020 meetings include:

  • Cork:                  March 28th,           July 25th,             October 10th,     November 28th
  • Dublin:               February 8th,         May 2nd,              August 8th,        November 7th
  • Limerick:           January 18th          April 11th             October 24th
  • Roscommon:       Feb 22nd                 TBC                   September 5th     December 5th

Dates are subject to change. Contact HDAI for confirmation and location.

Seminars

Previous Seminars

Huntington's Disease: Hope For A New Decade Saturday April 13th 2019

The British Neuroscience Association - in partnership with Neuroscience Ireland (NI) and the British Society for Neuroendocrinology (BSN) - hosted the 2019 international Festival of Neuroscience in Dublin. HDAI hosted an event  Huntington's Disease Hope For A New Decade as part of the public festival of events .

Presentations by Professor Bernhard Landwehrmeyer and Dr Tom Burke are available here:

 

HDAI and HDANI Joint Conference September 2018

Day 1 Information and workshops for health and social care professionals

Day 2 HD Family Conference. Presentations from Conference speakers are available online.

 

HD : The Future  March 2017