JA Conference

Save the Date – July 20-23, 2023 in Atlanta, GA

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the 2022 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference a memorable experience. From our sponsors, planning committee and volunteers to our attendees, we appreciate all of your support.

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2022 JA Conference (Photos)
Natalie Decker & Fan
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Check out photos from this years JA Conference.
2022 JA Conference (Videos)
Sleep Health & Chronic Illness
Learn about sleep health and chronic illness from Dr. Giselle Guerrero.

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
Medication & Remission: Treat to Target
Learn about Medication and Remission from Dr. Mary Toth. 

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
Amplified Pain Syndrome: When pain is the disease
Learn from Monica Friedman, Doctor and Chief of Pediatric Rheumatology of Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida, as she talks about Amplified Pain Syndrome. 

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
Rethinking Medical Transition: Early is Better
Learn about Medical Transition for children with juvenile arthritis transitioning to young adulthood from Dr. Lorien Nassi and Alex Hernandez.

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
Navigating High School Years w/ Chronic Disease & Preparing for Young Adulthood (mental health)
Learn from Mental Health Professional Jessica Auslander, on how to help your child with juvenile arthritis mentally transition into young adulthood 

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
General Session 1: Opening Dinner - State Night
Learn about what to expect for this year's 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference brought to you by the Arthritis Foundation.

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
General Session 2: Welcome/AF Commitment to JA/Research Updates
Learn about the goals for the Arthritis Foundation, our commitment to improving the lives of children with juvenile arthritis, and research updates for the arthritis community.

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
General Session 3:Mental Health – JA through the ages; HCP Award of Excellence
Learn about mental health and juvenile arthritis from Dr. Monica Friedman and Dr. Monica Barreto. 

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
General Session 4: Closing& JA Awards Presentation
Watch our closing Juvenile Arthritis Session for the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference in Orlando, Florida as we award our hard working members and volunteers. 

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.
Video Playlist

2022 JA Conference Video Series

Recorded Live at the 2022 Juvenile Arthritis Conference, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation in Orlando, Florida.

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National Sponsors

Thank you to our 2022 National JA Conference sponsors for making this incredible opportunity possible.

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  • Donate

    Donate

    Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life.

  • Volunteer

    Volunteer

    Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

  • Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

  • Partner

    Partner

    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.

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Ways to Give

Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

Make a Donation

Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20 and you'll receive access to helpful tools..... and more. 

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

Gift Planning

I want information on ways to remember the AF in my will, trust or other financial planning vehicles.
 

Volunteer


Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

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More About Volunteering

Live Yes! INSIGHTS


Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Partner


Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.

Trailblazer

Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000

Visionary

Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.

Pioneer

Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.

Pacesetter

Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.

Signature

Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.

Supporting

Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.