2018-2019 WINTER Webinar Series

Government Benefits for Special Needs Families


This webinar is designed to help special needs families reach a greater understanding of some of the different government benefits available. These benefits are discussed in clear, concise language, including how to qualify for, and the differences between, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Medicare.

Date: December 7, 2018
Time: 4:00PM
Speaker: Michael Beloff
Stratus Wealth Management


Click here to view a recording of this webinar:
https://youtu.be/R9nQ7cIpAg4

CBD: Beyond the Hype

A discussion about the newly approved medication Epidiolex, which is a cannabidiol preparation. This talk will include how this medication compares to medical marijuana and other CBD preparations available, and what is known about the science of this medication, side effects and indications.

Date:
12/21/2018
Time: 8PM
Speaker: Jennifer Madan-Cohen, MD
CT Children's Medical Center
Epilepsy Medical Director

To listen to a recording click on the link below
https://youtu.be/awJnKSsiO8w


Whats New in Epilepsy Surgery? Deep Brain Stimulation

This webinar will discuss in detail the evidence behind the utilization of DBS in medication refractory epilepsy, the indications for DBS implantation and the investigational processes confirming the candidacy and preceding the implantation, mechanism of action, the success rates as well as complications associated with DBS.

Date: January 15, 2019
Time: 4:00PM

Speakers:
Aline Herlopian, MD
Jason Gerrard, MD
Yale University Medical Center

To listen to a recording click on the link below
https://youtu.be/5WlPMbreDEI

An Empowering Discussion about Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 6PM
Speaker:
Lawrence Hirsch, MD
Director of Yale Epilepsy Center
Sally Schaeffer, Director of the SUDEP Institute



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