Workshop Focuses on Methods Parents and Educators can Help Young People Living with Tourette Syndrome Reach their Full Potential
January 30, 2018: The Museum of disABILITY History will host its 2018 workshop session of Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Associated Disorders in the Classroom on Saturday, February 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at its location, 3826 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. The workshop will be presented by Susan Conners, MEd, president and founder of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater New York State.
The workshop will focus on ways parents and educators can help accommodate young people with TS and associated disorders, so that they can reach their full potential. The workshop is recommended for parents; educators; school administrators; social workers and health and human service professionals, such as occupational, physical and speech language therapists.
Held in association with Learning Partners, the workshop offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The cost is $40 for professionals and parents and $10 for students. There is an additional fee of $40 for those pursuing CEUs. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Wi-Fi available (bring your own laptop).
Registration with payment is due by February 9. Registration forms are available online at museumofdisability.org or call 716-629-3626 with payment information.
Established in 1998, the Museum of disABILITY History, a project of People Inc., is the only one of its kind in the United States and is dedicated to advancing the understanding, acceptance and independence of people with disabilities. Located in Buffalo, NY, the Museum’s exhibits, collections, publications, archives and educational programs create awareness and a platform for dialogue and discovery.