Working Together, Living Better

TOURETTE CONFERENCE

May 14 - May 16, 2021

 

ABOUT

The Tourette Association of America hosted the 2021 Virtual Conference for the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community on May 14 – 16, 2021. Focusing on Working Together and Living Better, the three-day event offered a comprehensive Research Symposium, a Newly Diagnosed Seminar, and nearly 60 highly engaging educational programs for our community to learn, engage and connect with each other. In addition, there was accredited programming offered for education and health professionals to expand knowledge of the disorder to improve treatment and care.

The TAA relies on private funding and sponsorships to host events such as these. The Conference will be offered free of charge, please consider making a financial gift to support these efforts.

 

PROGRAM LIST

DAy 1

Research Symposium

 

Newly Diagnosed Seminar

The Present and Future of Therapeutics in TS

Conference Launch

DAY 2

Keynote - Ross Greene

Tourettic OCD: Exploring the Tourette/OCD Interface

Understanding Oppositional Behavior


OCD with TS

Emotional Overload: Understanding Non-Tic Behaviors in Tourette Syndrome

 

Integrating Creative Strategies to Enhance CBIT Treatment Engagement

Translating Evidence-based Interventions into Clinical Practice


Tourette Syndrome and Young Children

Meditation

 

Tourette 101 for the Community Practitioner


What Am I Missing? IEP/504 Plan Process Simplified

Musical Performance -

Anilee List & James Durbin

DAY 3

Raising Tourettes: A Family Perspective for Educators


Dealing with Employment

Tourette & Law Enforcement 


Handwriting Deficits in children with Tic Disorders

 

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life Filmmaker Talkback

Classroom Strategies and Accommodations 


The Diverse Experience of Living with Tourette Syndrome

 

Taking Control: Daily Strategies


Instructional Teaching Strategies to Support Students with Tourette Syndrome and ADHD, Anxiety, and Executive

Function Needs

Mother and Daughter Using Laptop

lounge

At the heart of this event is connecting and learning from each other. The virtual lounge was open to join open discussions, participate in events, and discover new strategies.

 

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