Ask the Doc: A Neurologist’s Perspective
Presented by Dr. Michael Rubenstein
November 11, 2020, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Do you have a question about your Tourette Syndrome or your childs Tourette Syndrome? Now is your time to ask. Dr. Rubenstein is answering questions about TS in all its stages today. Don’t miss this opportunity to speak to a medical expert. Submit your questions in advance on the registration page.
Dr. Michael Rubenstein is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, and West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed his neurology residency at the University of Virginia in 1989 and began private practice in the Philadelphia area while also holding a clinical appointment at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2013, Dr. Rubenstein moved to a full-time faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania where he is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology.
Dr. Rubenstein has also served as a primary referral resource for State, Regional and National Tourette syndrome organizations over the last 25 years and currently evaluates and cares for patients with Tourette syndrome at both the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Neurodevelopmental Conditions and Anxiety: Common Causes and Effective Solutions
Presented by Christopher Lynch, Ph.D.
December 2, 2020, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
High rates of anxiety have been reported across a range of neurodevelopmental conditions including ADHD, Autism, Tourette Syndrome, and Learning Disability. In this webinar, Dr. Lynch explores the reasons why these conditions are so often accompanied by anxiety. Practical and effective strategies for addressing anxiety in children with these conditions will also be covered.
Dr. Lynch is the program coordinator for the Pediatric Behavioral Medicine department of Goryeb Children’s Hospital and Atlantic Health System-Children’s Health. Through this department, Dr Lynch oversees programs designed to build resiliency, enhance health outcomes, and improve the quality of life for children with chronic illness and chronic pain conditions. Dr. Lynch also has an interest in anxiety management for children on the autism spectrum. He has written 2 books on this topic including the award winning Totally Chill: My Complete Guide to Staying Cool and Anxiety Management for Kids on the Autism Spectrum: Your Guide to Preventing Meltdowns and Unlocking Potential. Dr. Lynch promotes behavioral health in the community by providing talks and seminars to a wide range of audiences and also pens a blog for Psychology Today.
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