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2019 Clavin Conference for Family Education in Epilepsy

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Conference Center at Waltham Woods

860 Winter Street

Waltham, MA 02451

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This day of education for families about epilepsy is a partnership between Boston Children's Hospital and EFNE. Limited child care available: 1st come, 1st served. Please see link for detailed agenda and registration information. Free.


2019 Clavin Conference For Family Education In Epilepsy

Sponsored by Boston Children’s Hospital and the Epilepsy Foundation of New England

Join Us!

  • Learn the latest about epilepsy research and treatment from the experts.
  • Meet and network with other families.
  • Age-appropriate activities for kids 4 to 16 (space is limited—reserve now).

Saturday, April 13th

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Conference Center at Waltham Woods

860 Winter Street

Waltham, Massachusetts 02451

Free Parking

AGENDA

8 – 8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM Introductions and Welcome

Phillip L. Pearl, MD

Mr. and Mrs. John Clavin

9 AM The Scope and Lexicon of Epilepsy – Phillip Pearl MD

9:30 AM Emergency Treatments for Seizures – Arnold Sansevere MD

10 AM Break

10:30 AM Cannabidiol (CBD) – Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy – Anne Bergin MD

11 AM Learning, Behavior, and Epilepsy – Clemente Vega PsyD

11:30 AM Guardianship – What Everyone Needs to Know – Chris Ryan MSW

12 p.m. Lunch (provided)

1 – 2:30 p.m. Afternoon Session I – Seizures, School, and Treatments

  • Seizures, School, and Meds – Cheryl Cahill RN
  • Seizure Action Plans and Emergency Meds – Colleen Gagnon RN, Catherine Tishel RN
  • Ketogenic Diet – Chris Foley RN, Stacey Tarrant, RD

2:30 – 4 p.m. Afternoon Session II - Seizures and the Caregiver

Moderators: Chris Ryan, MSW, Director of Epilepsy Social Work, BCH

Susan Linn, CEO, Epilepsy Foundation of New England

Panel Discussants:

Bill Murphy, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, EFNE

Meghann Soby, MSW, BCH

Susan Welby, Director of Community Education, EFNE

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