2021 E-Webinar Recordings

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Life Stages | Transition | TAND | Research Updates

Life Stages Series

December 15, 2021 — Refractory Epilepsy in Adults with TSC
Presenters: Peter Crino, MD, PhD, TSC Clinic Director at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Chair of the TSC Alliance Board of Directors and Derek Bauer, MD, TSC Clinic Co-Director at the University of Virginia (UVA) Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic

November 15, 2021 — Refractory Epilepsy 1: Children & Surgery
Presenter: Dr. James Wheless, MD, Professor and Chief of Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Director, Neuroscience Institute and Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital; Dr. Howard Weiner, MD, Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery and Vice Chairman, Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Neurosurgery at Texas Children’s Hospital; and Dr. Gerald Grant, MD, FACS, Endowed Professor in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Stanford Health, and Division Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

October 27, 2021 — Tumor Growth: Kidneys, Liver, and Pancreas
Presenter: Lyndsay Harshman, MD, pediatric nephrologist, Medical Director of Pediatric Kidney Transplant at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and Co-Director of the University of Iowa Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic
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September 28, 2021 — Understanding the TSC Genes: TSC Genetics Made Simple
Presenter: Jennifer Glass, MS, LGC, CGC, Genetic counselor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
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June 24, 2021 — LAM in TSC: Surveillance, Treatment and Research
Presenter: Souheil Y. El-Chemaly, MD, Clinical Director of the Center for LAM Research and Clinical Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
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April 27, 2021 — Genetics and Pregnancy in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Presenters: Hope Northrup, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Division of Medical Genetics; Joshua A. Samuels, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology; and Rosa M. Estrada-Y-Martin, MD MSc CMQ FCCP, Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine; all from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston – McGovern Medical School
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February 26, 2021 — Dermatologic Manifestations of TSC and Management
Presenter: Joyce Teng, MD, PhD, Director of Dermatology and Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Stanford Children’s Health – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
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January 27, 2021 — Overcoming Hurdles: Insurance, Scripts and Specialty Pharmacy
Presenters: Jeff Krol, VP, Market Access & Payer Strategy, Greenwich Biosciences Ashley Pounders, MSN, FNP, Director, Medical Affairs, TSC Alliance
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Transition Workshop Series

July 7, 2021 — Assisted Living, Assisted Employment and Day Programs
Presenters: Deanna Eble, Esq., Partner at Russo Law Group, P.C. and Lisa Szilagyi, Founder/Director at The Aurelia Foundation Creative Steps Adult Program
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June 15, 2021 — College, Housing and Employment
Presenters: TSC Alliance Future Leaders Class of 2021: Preston Fitzgerald, Jonathan Goldstein, Celie Johnson, Kirk McCreary, Presley Mylar and Emily Racenet
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May 5, 2021 — Guardianship Options, Financial Planning and Government Benefits
Presenters: Kelly Piacenti, MA, CHSNC®, Head of SpecialCare at MassMutual, and Yolande Ericskon, Esq., Conservatorship Attorney at Bet Tzedek Legal Services
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April 7, 2021 — Navigating the Transition to Adult Care
Presenters: Mary Zupanc, MD, Co-Medical Director of the CHOC Neuroscience Institute and the University of California-Irvine (UCI) Division Chief for Pediatric Neurology
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March 3, 2021 — Building the Transition Individualized Education Program
Presenters: Lilian Ansari, TSC Alliance Community Programs Resource Advisor and Shelly Meitzler, TSC Alliance Community Programs Manager, East
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February 3, 2021 — Introduction to Transition to Adult Services and Overview of Child Neurology Foundation Transition Toolkit
Presenter: Rebecca Schultz, PhD, APRN, CPNP
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Download Health and Long-Term Care Plan TOC Template

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TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders (TAND) Series

December 2, 2021 — Adult-Specific Issues: Anxiety, Anger and Depression
Presenters: Dr. Andrew Liu, MD, MS, Duke University School of Medicine and Melyssa McDonough, MS, BCBA
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November 9, 2021 — Medication Options
Presenter: David W. Dunn, MD, the Arthur B. Richter Professor of Child Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine
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September 23, 2021 — TAND: Sleep
Presenters: Drs. Stacey Bissell, PhD, Cerebra Network Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Psychology and Jonathan Lipton, MD, PhD, Assistant, Department of Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
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August 17, 2021 — TAND: Research Update
Presenters: Drs. Stacey Bissell, PhD, Cerebra Network Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Psychology, Tanjala Gipson, Director, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Clinic, Boling Center for Disabilities and Director, TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders Clinic, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and TSC Alliance Associate Director of Research Gabrielle Rushing, PhD
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Download Dr. Gipson’s Presentation
Download Dr. Rushing’s Presentation

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June 14, 2021 — Aggressive Behavior and Management
Presenter: Nathan A. Call, PhD, BCBA-D, Clinical Director, Marcus Autism Center, Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
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April 21, 2021 — Early Interventions
Presenters: Shafali Jeste, MD and Connie Kasari, PhD
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March 17, 2021 — Managing Treatment & TAND Specialists
Presenter: Billy Holcombe, PhD
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Executive Functioning Resources

  • The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success: How to Use Your Brain’s Executive Skills to Keep Up, Stay Calm, and Get Organized at Work and at Home by Dawson & Guare
  • FLIPP the Switch: Strengthen Executive Function Skills by Sheri Wilkins, Ph.D. and Carol Burmeister, M.A.

Anxiety Resources

January 21, 2021 — ADHD/OCD
Presenter: Jamie Capal, MD
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Research Updates Series

December 1, 2021 — TSC Alliance Self-Report Portal and the TAND-SQ
Presenters: Petrus de Vries, MBChB, FRCPsych, PhD; Anna Jansen, MD, PhD; Gabrielle Rushing, PhD, TSC Alliance Associate Director, Research; and John Putzke, PhD, MSPH, President and Co-Founder of ScienceTRAX
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July 13, 2021 — Clinical Trial Overview: Cannabidiol Oral Solution as an Add On Therapy in Infants with Seizures Caused by TSC
Presenter: Darcy Krueger, MD, PhD, Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
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February 11, 2021 — Timber Pharmaceuticals: Research Update and Roundtable Discussion Focused on Treatment of Facial Angiofibromas
Presenter: Jessica Raiz, MPH, Senior Director, Clinical Operations, Timber Pharmaceuticals

November 12, 2020 — Marinus, Ganaxolone and the TSC CALM Study
Presenter: Mary Kay Koenig, MD
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