The Marriott Hotel
246 Perimeter Center Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30346
8:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014
TOURETTE SYNDROME-Breaking Down the Barriers ConferenceConference is for Teachers, Educators, Parents, Adults with TS, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Counselors, Doctors, Neurologists, Health Care Professionals, Nurse Practicioners and more.CMEs and CEUs will be available!!!!!!!!! Our goal with the conference is to break down the barriers that individuals with TS, OCD, and ADHD face at home, school and in social settings. Come learn the latest and greatest from our team of professionals that will be presenting.* Be inspired by the story of Brad Cohen!* Learn the latest treatments from highly aclaimed Yale University's Dr. James Leckman* Take in the newest ideas of CBIT (Cognative Behavior Therapy) from Texas A&M's Dr. Doug Woods* Hear the educational strategies for the classroom from Sheryl Pruitt* Advance your knowledge on the behaviors you are dealing with as Leslie Packer shares Agenda for Conference on Saturday, February 8, 2014 8:00-8:30 Registration and Breakfast8:30-9:30 Welcome, Brad Cohen Speaks9:30-10:45 Dr. James Leckman, Yale University, Awareness10:45-11:00 Break11:00-12:30 Sheryl Pruitt and Leslie Packer Educational Strategies and Impact of Behavior12:30-1:30 Lunch1:30-2:30 Breakout Sessions (Preregister for sessions you want to attend when you register on-line)1) Allison Vrolijk - IEP's, 504's and Parental Rights 2)Dr. Jorge Juncos, Dr. Nick Krawiecki, Dr. Howard Schub - Medical Topics with the Doctors3) Sheryl Pruitt, Leslie Packer, Dan Pruitt, Darin Bush- Inside/Outside with storms, sleep, homwork and transitions to the real world4) Lisa Terry and Mary Jane Trotti and Julie Schultheis- OCD Treatments5) Gayle Born and Jim Trotti- Social Skills2:30-2:45 Break with snacks2:45-4:00 Dr. Doug Woods, Texas A&M University, CBIT (Cognative Behavioral Therapy)4:00-5:00 Pannel of Q and A with the Doctors Agenda for Dinner/Lecture on Friday, February 7, 2014 6:00-7:00 Welcome/Networking7:00-7:45 Dinner 7:45-8:30 Dr. James Leckman Lecture on Tourette8:30-9:15 Dr. Doug Woods Lecture on Tourette * All those in attendance will receive a Hallmark Hall of Fame, Front of the Class, DVD. *Cancelation Policy: In the event you need to cancel your registration, the following will take place: If done by Jan. 1st, 75% of registration will be refunded, If done by Feb. 1st, 50% of registration will be refunded, if done after Feb. 1st, no refund will be made.You can always learn more at our website: www.tourettesyndromeconference.com* If you'd like to learn more about corporate sponsorship opportunities, please let us know. Conference Sponsored By: Jeff and Hillary CohenStephen and Marianne Garber Foundation Inc.
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