The National Scleroderma Conference will give you the chance to learn about of your health and wellness, the way that helps you the most and in ways that allow you to contribute to the scleroderma community and help other people.  You can absorb the newest information in alternative and holistic treatments as well as scientific research.  You can learn from the experience of others.  You can gain insight from researchers, physicians and professional caregivers and find ways that your experience and knowledge can support their work.

Why Should You Participate?

This is a bi-yearly opportunity to be part of an intensive, diverse and active community focused on:

  • Building networks of people interested in scleroderma

  • Connecting professionals, patients and caregivers

  • Learning about treatment trends and developments

  • Discussing important issues regarding scleroderma and associated diseases

  • Accessing cost-effective professional development and health education

  • Take control of your health and treatment options

  • Sharing experiences with patients, families and friends

  • Exploring ways to educate your community about scleroderma

  • Expanding your personal support network

  • Learning how to manage the stress and emotions of living with scleroderma

Who Should Participate?

  • Persons with scleroderma and/or Raynaud’s Syndrome, along with families and friends

  • Volunteers, advocates and staff working in the scleroderma community

  • Physicians including rheumatologists, dermatologists, GPs and FPs

  • Nurse practitioners and nurses

  • Dentists and dental assistants

  • Occupational and physical therapists

  • Mental health professionals

  • Health system planners for acute, long-term and community care

  • Researchers

  • Students and trainees

  • Dietitians and nutritionists

  • Naturopaths