Tourette Syndrome & Resiliency Symposium

Saturday, July 13 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM [EST]

83 W Miller Street, Orlando, Florida, 32806, United States

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Saturday, July 13 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM [EST]

About the Event

Join us for the 2019 Tourette Syndrome Symposium! This FREE educational activity will provide attendees with comprehensive updates on diagnosis and treatment for Tourette, Tic Disorders, and its comorbid conditions. More importantly, the symposium will host an afternoon breakout session focusing on resiliency for those affected with tic disorders.
 
This program is offered by the Tourette Association in partnership with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continuing Medical Education credit is provided by the UF College of Medicine.

Program Schedule

Time

Topic

8:30

Tourette Syndrome & Other Tic Disorders

Jorge Juncos, MD

9:15

Tourette Syndrome and the Co-Occurring Conditions

Barbara Coffey, MD

10:00

BREAK

10:15

Medical Intervention for Tourette Syndrome

Irene Malaty, MD 

11:00

Behavioral Intervention for Tourette Syndrome

Omar Rahman, PhD

11:45

Future Directions for Tics

Wissam Deeb, MD

12:15

Lunch

(not provided)

1:30

Resiliency, Growth and Tourette Syndrome

Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Phelps, Ph.D

2:30

Identifying Risk Factors for Self-Harm and Suicidality

Kenneth Phelps, Ph.D 

3:00

BREAK

Time

Medical & Healthcare Provider Track

Educators Track

Family Track

3:15

Small Group Discussion

Small Group Discussion

Small Group Discussion

4:00

Resources & Support 

Heather Simpson, OTD, MOT, OTR/L

4:15

Concluding Questions & Resiliency Questionnaire

Cancellation policy

Due to limited conference room size, registration for the event is maxed at 75 participants.  If you register and choose to not attend, please cancel so that others can have the opportunity to atted in your place.  No penalty for cancellations. 

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