JULY 5 - 8, 2017

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 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Autism And Epilepsy

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The relationship of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children with epilepsy is well known. This session will emphasize early diagnosis of ASD, before it is ASD, and how to recognize the early features of social cognition and the importance of early intervention in epilepsy from a neurodevelopment perspective.  

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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 →

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Roberto Tuchman, MD

Chief, Department of Neurology, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Dr. Tuchman is presently the Chief of the Department of Neurology for the Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Clinical Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, at the Florida International University. He was the Founding Director of the Nicklaus... Read More →

Thursday July 6, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Florida Ballroom 4

Attendees (12)