Tracheostomy Message Board Terms of Service

Please remember that we are not responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of

Please limit discussion to seeking and sharing of information pertaining to tracheostomy care, medical issues, special needs, disabilities, networking and moral support.  No solicitation and no advertising is allowed on any of the boards or via private messages. This includes the selling and buying of equiment and supplies (donating supplies is permitted).

You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use this website to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or which violates any law. Note that all postings will be immediately visible to everyone on the board. Please use common courtesy and avoid any inappropriate language and/or "flamming". Flamming means making a post which is derogatory toward any group or individual.  You are welcome to speak in support or opposition of a topic, but always make sure you are attacking the issue and not the person.  Be careful when using sarcasm and humor. Without face to face communications jokes may be viewed as criticism. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material without permission. 

Any user who feels that a posted message violates these Terms of Service is encouraged to contact us immediately by email ( We have the ability to remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary. Members may also be blocked from using the message boards at the discretion of the board administrator. Disclaimer: The information and resources on Aaron's Tracheostomy Page, Aaron's Tracheostomy Message Boards the Trachties Listserv and associated social media sites such are Facebook are for educational purposes only. This web site and its resources are not engaged in rendering medical, pharmaceutical nor therapeutic advice or professional services. The information provided through these pages, message boards and listserv or any links from this web site should not be used as a substitute for professional advice by qualified doctors and/or therapists.

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Updated 3/11/17