What is Hope for the Journey?
Hope for the Journey is a Women’s Conference with the goal of providing emotional and spiritual support and encouragement to moms/caregivers of special needs children.
Who should attend?
All Moms and caregivers of children with special needs, regardless of the child’s age or special need.
Moms who have children with Autism, Aspersers’ Syndrome, Speech Delay, Developmental Delay, Fragile X, PDD, ADD, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Down’s Syndrome, and any other special needs are invited to an inspiring and encouraging day,
What should I expect during the conference?
Encouragement, inspiration and comfort for your Mom’s heart.
Fun, laughter and some tears.
Good friendships with women who are real and ready to help and support you.
It will be a different kind of day. A day that is all about hope and encouragement.
We will laugh and cry together, as Moms just like you share their personal stories of Hope.
We want you to leave with renewed strength, new friendships and new hope for your journey.
Do you sell or promote any products or services?
No. We do not sell or promote any products or services.
Do you offer medical advise?
No, we are not qualified or certified to offer medical advice.
The conference is to support you and nurture your Mom’s heart.
Do I need to pay?
No. the conference is 100% FREE.
Will you serve lunch?
Yes. We will provide lunch and refreshments at no charge.
Can I register at anytime?
Yes. But space is limited. Early registration is encouraged.
What should I wear?
Please wear something comfortable. The attire will be casual.
We recommend layers in case the A/C is a little colder for you.
This is your day wear what makes you happy just don’t show up in a bikini
What about parking?
Parking is FREE at the Hotel.
Should I attend even if my Special Needs Child is older than 18?
YES! Please Come.
Even if you are a Mom who has already gone through the most critical phases of your child’s care and treatment, we want to meet you and listen to your Mom’s heart.
We know you have a wealth of experience and it is important for us that you participate. You will be encouraged as you are of encouragement for other moms who are just starting this journey.
Should I attend even if I am in the process of getting a Diagnosis for my child?
YES! Please Come. We are here for you!
Does it matter if my child was just recently diagnosed?
If you just received a diagnosis for your child…. Please come!
We are here to help you.
Who are the organizers?
We are a faith-based group of Women with a heart for special needs Moms.
The group is led by Special Needs Moms. (Non-for-profit organization)
Can I bring my child?
We do not provide childcare at the event.
Can my husband come?
The event is a Women’s only event.
You can bring your Mom, Grandma, Aunt and any women that helps you care for your child or who supports you in this journey. (Please make sure they register)
I am a professional who works with special needs children and families can I promote my services at the event?
HTJ is an event specially designed to give rest and comfort to special needs moms for that reason we are not allowing any product or service promotion through the event. However we do offer sponsorship opportunities. Please email email@example.com for sponsorship information.