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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 • 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.  


Moderators
avatar for Monika Jones, JD

Monika Jones, JD

President, The Brain Recovery Project
Monika Jones serves as Program Chair and is CEO and Board Chair of The Brain Recovery Project, where she served as the principal investigator for the NIH research conference grant for the 2014 International Workshop on Brain Plasticity, Hemispheric Specialization, and Neuro-rehabilitation After Cerebral Hemispherectomy. In additional to her work with The Brain Recovery Project, she is an active member of the Council of Parent and Attorney... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Roberto Tuchman, MD

Roberto Tuchman, MD

Director, Autism and Neurodevelopmental Programs, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Dr. Tuchman is presently the Director of Autism and Neurodevelopment Programs at Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center. He was the Founding Director of the Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center for children with developmental disorders serving as its executive medical director from its start in 1998 thru 2001. | | Dr. Tuchman is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in association with the... Read More →


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