May 18, 2012 - May 18, 2012
The Tourette Syndrome Association of TSA of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes proudly presents: Understanding Tourette Syndrome, Jonathan Mink, M.D. Becky Maus
The Tourette Syndrome Association of TSA of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes proudly presents:
Understanding Tourette Syndrome with Jonathan Mink, M.D. Becky Maus
This free presentation for the general public is provided through a partnership of the National Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Saturday, May 19, 2012 University of Rochester Medical Center Case Ryan Method Room, MRB Building Auditorium 1-9576 601 Elmwood Avenue Rochester, NY (Free parking for attendees in MRB Parking Lot)
8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Understanding Tourette Syndrome - Dr. Jonathan Mink
10:00 a.m. Education and Family Issues: Coexisting Conditions- Becky Maus
11:00 a.m. Bullying and Tourette Syndrome- Becky Maus
12:00 noon Snack and Discussion: How to Get Involved with TSA - Diana Pratt, Chair, TSA of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes
Jonathan W. Mink, M.D., Ph.D. is Profes-sor of Neurology, Neurobiology & Anato-my, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, and Pedi-atrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Chief of Child Neurology. He serves as co-chair of the Tourette Syndrome Associa-tion's national Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Mink has an active basic research program focused on understanding the function of the basal ganglia in the con-trol of movement and mechanisms of movement disorders due to basal ganglia disease, and he specializes clinically in pediatric movement disorders with spe-cial interest in dystonia and TS.
Becky Maus is a 30-year veteran teacher in the Louisiana public schools. She is Director of the North Corbin Junior High School Band in Walker, LA. and has two sons and a husband with TS. "This has taught me about the indomitable human spirit within us. I provide my perspec-tives as an educator, spouse, and parent of people affected by TS by speaking the language of educators as well as the lan-guage of the heart." Becky is the found-er of the TSA Support Group of Greater Baton Rouge. Her son, Christopher, serves as Louisiana's first TSA Youth Ambassador.