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PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY SURGERY CONFERENCE
AND FAMILY REUNION
JULY 5 - 8, 2017
HILTON ORLANDO • ORLANDO, FLORIDA

Surround yourself with people who get it, learn from experts, and form lifelong bonds. This year’s event will be held at the spectacular Hilton Orlando resort, with two temperature-controlled pools, lazy river, whirlpool, a winding water slide, tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, an inexpensive trolley ride away from International Drive‘s shopping, attractions, and dining experiences, including SeaWorld and Universal Orlando Resort, and a 7-mile shuttle ride away from DisneyWorldEpcot, and other area attractions! For more information, including registration, see the General Information tab below.

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Thursday, July 6 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Brain 101

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What is a corticospinal tract? What are the various functions of different parts of the brain? What are the connections that everyone talks about? What do all these medical terms mean? This introductory session will give you a quick rundown of the various concepts and terms you'll need to know in many subsequent sessions of this conference. A great primer for new families. Includes a quick recap of some prior conference sessions. Presented by parents, for parents, in a non-intimidating environment.

Speakers
avatar for Monika Jones

Monika Jones

Visionary Founder and CEO, The Brain Recovery Project: Childhood Epilepsy Surgery Foundation
After her first son, Henry, was born with total hemimegalencephaly and required a modified lateral hemispherotomy as an infant, then revision at age two, then a third surgery to convert to a true anatomical hemispherectomy at age three, Monika and her husband Brad Jones founded The... Read More →


Thursday July 6, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Florida Ballroom 4

Attendees (29)