IDF Young Adult Webinars



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PrintThe new IDF Young Adult Webinar Series was developed specifically for young adults to meet the needs and interests of this group. Participants can ask questions and discuss concerns with a live panel who share similar experiences of living with primary immunodeficiency. Learn tips for tackling the unique issues faced by young adults with PI (ages 18-30), all while connecting with others in the community!

Questions? Contact IDF: idfyoungadult@primaryimmune.org or 800-296-4433

Managing Your Career as a Young Adult with PI
March 16, 2016 | 8:00pm ET
From establishing your career to maintaining a healthy work-life balance, this webinar will answer many of your questions when it comes to living with a PI and pursuing your career. Also, you have the chance to view it from the legal perspective and hear what rights you have with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and when to share information about your PI with supervisors or coworkers.
Click here to listen to the recording!

Fitting Your Medical Care into a Busy Life
April 20, 2016 | 8:00pm ET
Being a young adult can be difficult. Whether you are starting college, entering a new career field or starting a family, you will learn how to keep yourself healthy and to fit your medical needs into your busy life.
Click here to listen to the recording!

Health Insurance – Get the Facts
May 18, 2016 | 8:00pm ET
Understanding the maze of issues involved with health insurance can be overwhelming, but it is essential because it directly impacts your well-being. Our panelists will share their experiences and give you advice on understanding the various aspects of health insurance.
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Family Planning and PI
August 24, 2016 | 8:00pm ET
Are you entering a new stage in your life and thinking about having a family of your own? Listen to others who have gone through various stages of family planning, and what tips and advice they can give you before the next chapter in your life. Click here to register.

Balancing Your Health and Your Social Life
September 21, 2016 | 8:00pm ET
The teenage years are over, and you are now an adult. You make decisions, and—for the most part—you make the rules. Your choices may be influenced by the fact that you have a PI, but you can make decisions that will help you live a fun, healthy life. Listen to our panelists discuss their experiences and listen and respond to your concerns for your health and social life.
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There is no cost for these webinars. However, registration is required. If you miss the live webinar, a recorded version will be available one week after the live event.

Looking for more opportunities to meet other young adults in the community?

IDF Young Adult Program this year at the IDF Retreats!
This summer we have two programs for our young adult community to choose from:

Young Adult Program – June 17 – 19, 2016 in Boston, MA
Young Adults with ADA SCID Session – August 10 – 21 in Salt Lake City, UT
*For complete details about these programs, please contact us at retreats@primaryimmune.org.

This program is supported by a charitable donation from CSL Behring.