‘Trade Secrets of a TS Doctor’ Webinar Offers Insight into the Thought Process Behind Treating Tourette

NJCTS presents this Wednesday Webinar on October 1st

SOMERVILLE, NJ– Tourette Syndrome is widely recognized as a challenging disorder to identify, diagnose and manage. It’s a neurological disorder characterized by uncontrollable movements and sounds known as tics- but each case is unique and is often accompanied by a variety of co-occurring mental health and learning disorders.

The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome (NJCTS) helps families navigate the questions and concerns that come with a TS diagnosis. On October 1, the NJCTS Wednesday Webinar series will present a look at the “Trade Secrets of a TS Doctor.”

Dr. Tolga Taneli will present tips for parents on communicating effectively with doctors and how to encourage each of the child’s doctors to collaborate with each other to create a successful treatment plan. Dr. Taneli will also demystify the drug approval process.

Registration is free by visiting www.njcts.org. Professional development credits are available by pre-registering at njcts.org.

October 1 7:30-8:30 PM EDT
Trade Secrets of a Tourette Syndrome Doctor
Tolga Taneli, MD

Dr. Taneli is an assistant professor and Director and Training Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is ABPN board-certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine. In addition to Tourette Syndrome, Dr. Taneli’s treatment interests include attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Taneli also has interest in environmental and behavioral architecture, particularly in healthcare settings and has had training in psychopharmacology with experience in experience in clinical drug trials.

The Wednesday Webinar series brings expert speakers to parents, educators and healthcare professionals around the world. These presentations come at no-cost to viewers and are a service of NJCTS to give families and professionals the tools needed to improve the lives of people with neurological, mental health and learning challenges. A full archive of each presentation is available at www. njcts.org.