Tourettes Syndrome Awareness Symposium for medical professionals

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OYO Trinity Hotel

Hedon Road

Hull

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We have an exciting opportunity in Hull for those interested in learning more about Tourettes Syndrome and it's comorbidities. If you are a medical professional working with children or adults who have tic disorders/Tourettes Syndrome, then please book your place and mark it in your calendar.

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Dr Santosh Mordekar - a full time NHS Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Sheffield Children Hospital since 2005. He cares for patients with neurological problems as inpatients on the wards and as outpatients in clinics at the Ryegate Children’s Centre and in combined clinics at Barnsley, Boston, Doncaster and Grimsby. He is the clinical lead for Intrathecal Baclofen Service (ITB), movement disorder and spasticity service for children in the South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and North Lincolnshire region. He has established multidisciplinary ITB clinics, specialist Paediatric movement disorder clinics and Tourette syndrome clinics in the region.

Susan Connors MEd - A middle school teacher for 33 years, Susan is currently the President and founder of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater NY State which was established in 1984. She has presented hundreds of workshops on the education of children with Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders in 48 of the 50 United States as well as in Canada, Spain, Norway, Poland and Puerto Rico. A winner of numerous local, state and national awards for her work in this field, Susan has also published extensively including articles, brochures, videos and book chapters on the education of children with TS. Her first book was published in 2011; The Tourette Syndrome & OCD Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Educators.

Deaman Friel - An adult with Tourette Syndrome and Mental Health Charge Nurse, Damian has been a passionate advocate for those with Tourette Syndrome, appearing on numerous news, television and documentary programs, runs a Vlog on TS as well as Co-Hosting the MenTalk Health podcast where he continues to advocate for others and challenges mental health stigma.

Other speakers to be confirmed.

Registration 13:45pm - 14:15pm

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