Free, online event set for Thursday, Sept. 27; chat with experts, connect with health, finance and social service resources, network
Belleville, Ill.—July 31, 2012—Allsup, a nationwide provider of services for those with disabilities, will bring together more than a dozen leading health, disability, advocacy and social service organizations for the first True Help® Disability Web Expo on Thursday, September 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST. The free, virtual event is designed to help anyone with disabilities and chronic illness meet with organizations offering information on a wide range of topics and programs.
Experts in health and chronic conditions, disability rights and advocacy, Social Security Disability Insurance, veterans’ disability, financial planning, Medicare and health insurance will provide educational sessions and screening services, answer questions and seek participant feedback during the live, one-day event.
“We help individuals with disabilities connect with resources they often didn’t even know existed,” said Allsup founder and CEO Jim Allsup. “This Expo is taking what our team members do on an individual basis every day, and making True Help® available to anyone with an Internet connection. The information, programs and resources featured at the Expo have changed people’s lives.”
The event will connect people with disabilities and chronic illness, caregivers, veterans, seniors, public health professionals, healthcare providers, case managers and social workers with program services, organizations, resources and advocates who can help them improve financial, health and social needs.
Participating organizations include:
- American Association of People with Disabilities
- American Parkinson Disease Association
- Arthritis Foundation
- Brain Injury Association of America
- Invisible Disabilities Association
- Lupus Foundation of America - Piedmont Chapter, Inc.
- Mended Hearts
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
- National Disability Rights Network
- National Family Caregivers Association
- National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association
- National MS Society
- National Organization for Rare Disorders
- National Spinal Cord Injury Association, a program of United Spinal Association
- National Stroke Association
In addition to reaching a variety of experts and resources, participants can network and register for prizes.
The virtual online environment offers the opportunity to interact with other attendees using live chats while accessing presentations, videos, print resources and more. The day’s agenda includes a series of presentations and moderated discussions.
Register for the free, online event by visiting: http://webexpo.allsup.com
. Registrants can download the day’s agenda as well as calendar reminders.
Allsup is a nationwide provider of Social Security disability, Medicare and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance services for individuals, employers and insurance carriers. Founded in 1984, Allsup employs more than 800 professionals who deliver specialized services supporting people with disabilities and seniors so they may lead lives that are as financially secure and as healthy as possible. The company is based in Belleville, Ill., near St. Louis. For more information, go to http://www.Allsup.com
or visit Allsup on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Allsupinc.