Quality of Life of Persons with Tourette Syndrome

Thursday, July 19, 2007
3:30 pm EDT (12:30 pm PDT)
Location: Webinar

Tourette syndrome (TS) is commonly associated with challenges such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, other associated behavior challenges and learning disabilities. These co-occurring conditions make the management of TS a complex matter for individuals and families. Quality of Life domains such as sense of self, social relationships, culture, and community are important and primary determinants in the management of TS. In this webinar, RTOI researchers presented on the results of their two-year study, which focused on identifying factors that contribute to the quality of life of persons with TS, determined the need for effective screening instruments, and provided information on possible points of intervention.

This event was hosted by AUCD.

Presenters: Sam Zinner, MD & Tari Topolski, PhD (WA UCEDD)

Discussant: Sue Levi Pearl, Vice President, Medical & Scientific Programs,Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA)


Webinar Presentation Material [pdf, 544KB]