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Rady Children's Specialists


Support Group

For Parents of Kids with Tics

Join us for our support group, where you can learn, make new friends and engage in conversation.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
6:45-7:45 p.m.

Rady Children’s Hospital: Neurology Conference Room
Nelson Pavilion, 3rd Floor
8001 Frost Street
San Diego, CA 92123

“Pediatric Neuropsychology — A Brief Guide for Parents”

Presented by Robert Gray, Ph.D.

An overview of the neuropsychological evaluation for parents with a focus on goals for kids with Tourette’s.

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RSVP by April 14

Past Presentations

“CBIT Challenges When Tic Disorders Are Accompanied by Psych Diagnoses” (PPT)
Charles Farrow, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist II

“OCD and Anxiety Disorders in Kids with Tics”
Amy Drahota, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Autism Discovery Institute, Rady Children’s

Powerpoint Presentation
Referrals in San Diego County

Children Who Fail in School But Succeed in Life” (PDF)
Mark Katz, Ph.D.
Clinical and Consulting Psychologist
Director, Learning Development Services

“School-based Interventions and Accommodations for Students with Tics and Tourette’s Disorder, with or without an IEP or 504 Plan”
Greg Nunn, Ph.D., BCBA-D
School Psychologist, Scripps Ranch High School
Pioneer of Habit Reversal Therapy

How the Brain Works and What It Does Differently in Tourette Syndrome “(PPT)
Neal R. Swerdlow, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego
Director, Psychiatry Research Residency Track
Vice Chair, Education & Training

“Parent-Child Play Time: Stress-Reduction Strategies Your Child Will Enjoy”
Gail Reiner, D.N.P., FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner III/Research Coordinator Neurosciences/Pediatrics, Mitochondrial and Metabolic Disease

Your Child’s Rights: What You Need to Know about Special Education (PDF)
Thomas S. Nelson, Esq.
The Special Education Advocacy & Law Firm of Thomas S. Nelson

School Success Strategies (PPT)
Natacha Akshoomoff, Ph.D.
UC San Diego Associate Professor