Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders Workshop at Museum of disABILITY History
On Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Museum of disABILITY History will host a unique Dialogues on disABILITY Workshop called “Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders in the Classroom.” It will be presented by Susan Conners, M.Ed., president and founder of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater New York State.
The workshop will focus on a number of topics, including criteria for diagnosing Tourette Syndrome, associated disorders and their behaviors, impact on performance and behavior, as well as classroom strategies. The workshop is recommended for parents, educators and human service professionals. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for occupational, physical and speech therapists will be provided, along with certificates of attendance.
The workshop is $40 for adults and $10 for students. There is an additional $20 fee for those interested in earning CEUs. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
Those who wish to register are advised to do so early, as the workshop will be limited to the first 80 participants. To reserve your spot, complete the registration form available online at museumofdisability.org or call 716-629-3626 with payment information.
The Museum of disABILITY History, a project of People Inc., is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and display of artifacts relating to the history of people with disabilities. The mission is to tell the story of the lives, triumphs, and struggles of people with disabilities as well as society’s reactions. The Museum of disABILITY History, located at 3826 Main Street in Buffalo, NY, offers educational exhibits, programs and activities that expand community awareness.