2018 Spring Webinar Series

Insurance Benefits

A general overview on how to get started with Medicare, Including a review of Medicare Part A and Part B eligibility for Social Security Disability recipients.  Come prepared with questions!

Date: April 26, 2018
Time: 3:00PM
Speaker: Marianne Engengro
Insurance Benefits Resource, LLC.

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Psycho-social Impact of Epilepsy on Children
This webinar will explore how epilepsy and mental health are associated; the variability from child to child and their psycho-social functioning. We will address topics such as how to build self-esteem/coping in these kids; how to talk to kids and their friends about epilepsy encouraging social contact and when to involve Psychology.

Date: May 17, 2018
Time: 11AM
Speakers: Vinita Knight, MD, MPH & Paige Lembeck, PhD

Yale New Haven Hospital

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Introduction to the Neuropace

This will be a review of the RNS system for Epilepsy, including which patients benefit from RNS and what patients can expect from the therapy.

Date: May 18, 2018
Time: 12PM
Pue Farooque, DO Yale Assitant Professor of Neurology
Jason Lee Gerrard, MD, Ph.D Yale Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience

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June Transition Series

Overview of Transition
How families can make their sons/daughter's transition from school as seamless as possible.

Date: June 15, 2018
Time: 1PM
Speaker: Linda Rammler, Med, Ph.D
Research Associate II
UCONN Center for Excellence in Development  Disabilities

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Role of Self-Determination in Transition
What is it, how does it relate to self-advocacy, and what parents can do to facilitate this.

Date: June 22, 2018
Time: 1PM
Speaker: Nicolas Gelbar, Ph.D
Research Director
UCONN Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Health Care

Date: June 29, 2018
Time: 1PM
Speaker: Craig Shramm, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatric
University of Connecticut Health Center

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