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Symposium for Families: Diagnosis and Treatment for TS and Related Disorder...
Sat, March 25, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Please join the Tourette Center of Excellence at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Tourette Association of Massachusetts for a FREE presentation geared towards families affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders. This symposium will provide an overview of tics, Tourette Syndrome, and co-occurring conditions, from navigating a diagnosis to managing and receiving appropriate treatments.
All participants will receive free resources from the Tourette Association of America.
Date: Saturday March 25, 2017
Time: 9:00am—12:00pm EDT
RSVP is REQUIRED to attend. This is important for campus security.
Richard B. Simches Research Center
185 Cambridge Street
3rd Floor, Room 3.110
Boston, MA 02114
(Building is next to CVS Pharmacy and Whole Foods)
Transportation and Parking:
Public transportation around campus is highly encouraged, otherwise you will need to pay for parking at your own expense. Parking is available at Fruit Street, Parkman Street, Yawkey Center, or Charles River Plaza garages.
For more information about parking and rates, please visit: http://www.massgeneral.org/visit/parking/parkingmaincampus.aspx
8:30am - 9:00am Registration and Networking
9:00am - 10:00am Introduction: Clinical Background and Medications (Presented by Jeremiah Scharf, MD,PhD)
10:00am - 11:00am Comrehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT) and CBT for OCD Overview (Presented by Sabine Wilhelm, PhD)
11:00am - 12:00pm ADHD and Tics: Overview and CBIT Modifications (Presented by Erica Greenberg, MD)