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Meetings offer education, encouragement, emotional support, and allow for open discussion about managing and living with spondyloarthritis.

Upcoming Meeting(s)

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT

Meeting Location

Virtual meeting, using Zoom!

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83731369061?pwd=NmF1NWN6RmowTzRQcnNIWEw4elR4UT09

Meeting ID: 837 3136 9061
Passcode: 441993

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Topic: Roundtable Discussion

Leadership

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Rebecca Phillips

About Anna Perry, Sioux Falls Support Group Leader

Anna Perry is an independently-licensed Masters Level Social Worker who has worked at the Sioux Falls Veterans Affairs Hospital for over 10 years. She is married and has two elementary age daughters. She enjoys listening to live music, traveling, reading science fiction novels, and cooking. She was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in 2016 but has been dealing with symptoms of the disease since she was a teenager.

About Rebecca Phillips, Sioux Falls Support Group Leader

I would like to introduce myself, My name is Rebecca Phillips and I have the opportunity to co-lead the Sioux falls support group with Anna Perry. I Currently live in Dakota city Nebraska but I am well traveled. I spent my chilhood living in Sioux city, Iowa. I have also lived in Pueblo, colorado and Oklahoma city,  Oklahoma

  I enjoy spending time with family and friends, and my dog izzy. My hobbies include going to country music concerts, reading, and watching movies. 

  I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in 2000. I Was diagnosed after spraining my neck in a workplace injury. That injury never healed and my ankylosing spondylitis progressed very quickly. My neck is completely fused and I am unable to move it in any direction.

  It has been a challenge journey navigating Ankylosing spondylitis over the last 20 years.This challenge has also allowed me to discover many dos and donts of As. I Look forward to being a source of support for others dealing with Ankylosing spondylitis.

Want to Start a New Support Group?

We’d love to have you join our team of passionate volunteers leading our spondylitis educational support groups! Learn more about how to get started here, and reach out to programs@spondylitis.org