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Conference Financial Assistance

The annual SSSA conference is an investment. It can be an expensive trip for a family but the rewards in terms of knowledge and new bonds usually far exceed the costs.

The Sotos Syndrome Support Association (SSSA) and the Sotos Syndrome Support Association of Canada (SSSAC) both provide financial assistance for families to attend the annual conference. Assistance offered includes up to 2 nights’ accommodation at the conference hotel and conference registration for up to 2 adults and 2 children.

Funds are allocated on a combination of need and first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants must supply an explanation of their financial situation with their application

Funds are limited so we seriously recommend that you investigate local government programs and fundraising options as well.

Application Form Who May Apply
 SSSA Financial Assistance Form

Assistance will reopen March 1st

Application Deadline May 1st

Applicants can reside in any country
Applicants must be attending the conference for their first-time.  Individuals with Sotos syndrome that are over 18 and living independently may apply every 2 years.
SSSAC Financial Assistance Form

Application Deadline May 1st

Applicants must be residents of Canada
SSSAC membership not required
First-time or returning conference attendees may apply
SSSAC Demande de Contribution

Se termine le 1 mai.

Ouvert aux residents canadiens
Aucune adhesion a l’ACESS (SSSAC) n’est necessaire

   

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