Tic Talk 2020
Saturday, May 2, 2020
9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

Tic Talk 2020 is a community event for patients, families and professionals interested in learning more about Tourette Syndrome and tic disorders. Local and national speakers will cover a variety of topics. 

Tic Talk 2020 is sponsored by the TAA Center of Excellence at Washington University in St. Louis, and supported by the Tourette Association of America, its Greater Missouri chapter and the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience.

CME is available to physicians and certificates of attendance will be available to other professionals (educators, counselors, therapists).

Tic Talk 2020 will now be held virtually via Zoom, a free video conferencing platform. Before the conference, all registrants will be emailed a link to attend the conference.

Register by following this link! Registration is free.

Questions? Contact bbeato@wustl.edu or 314-362-5041.

CME Continuing Education provided by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education. In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.  Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.

Funding for this workshop is made possible in part by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Tic Talk 2020 Agenda

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End

Topic

Speaker

9:00

9:05

Welcome

 

9:05

9:50

Why tic severity changes from now to then and from here to there

Kevin Black

9:50

10:35

Treating OCD symptoms in TS

Chris Pittenger (via Zoom)

10:35

10:50

BREAK

 

10:50

11:35

Advances in behavior therapy for TS

Shannon Bennett

11:35

12:30

Big questions in TS

Jim Leckman

12:30

13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00

13:45

Cannabis and related drugs in TS

Ravikumar Chockalingam and Kevin Black

13:45

14:30

My life with TS

Hal Moran, Deanna Greene and Jacob Taylor

14:30

14:45

BREAK

 

14:45

15:30

Occupational therapy resources for TS

Karen Balk and Kaylee Breitenbucher

15:30

16:15

Tics at school

Jen Stenger and Lynn Dunlap

16:15

17:00

Ask the Experts panel

Clinicians