24th Annual Children’s Neuroscience Symposium

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Date(s) - 11 Jun 2021
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM


24th Annual Children’s Neuroscience Symposium

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An invaluable source of knowledge to allow for meaningful discussions and connections to drive better outcomes for some of the most complex pediatric patients with neurological, behavioral, and psychiatric diseases and disorders. This collective approach sifts through the noise and focuses on providing crucial updates to the most recent research and science in the area combined with proven clinical care management strategies for decision-making and best practices in patient care for their primary care provider.


June 11, 2021

Neurological & Behavioral Manifestation of COVID in Pediatric and Adolescent Populations

1:00 – 1:25 PM
New and Unusual Movement Disorders in the COVID era
Dr. Michael Kruer will discuss new and unusual movement disorders that have been observed in kids across the country and around the world during the present COVID crises, as well as both biological and psychological contributions to these findings. Dr. Kruer will discuss interdisciplinary interventions and supports for affected children and their families and how to recognize new tics, tremors, shaking and other movement-related manifestations in children and adolescents during the COVID pandemic. This talk will provide ways to workup and manage children presenting with these findings and guide and support their families


1:25 – 1:50 PM
Psychosocial Aspects of Living in a Pandemic
This presentation is directed to the primary care provider who may be the first-line contact for families managing mental health issues with their children during the pandemic. It is often challenging to recognize associated mental health symptoms when they are not part of a chief complaint. The goal will be to increase awareness of these potential signs, explore additional mental health concerns and develop a treatment plan for their patients. Dr. Randall Ricardi will demonstrate how recognize mental health symptoms in patients without a mental health complaint using case examples, as well as, provide several treatment options to address mental health symptoms during a pandemic.

1:50 – 2:15 PM
Digital Health: Present and Post Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated patient technology adoption and has accelerated healthcare innovation. Telehealth is now an instrumental part of healthcare delivery and has had a transformative impact on the future of healthcare. Digital health will continue to be a major factor shaping the healthcare ecosystem in the 21st century. Dr. Neil Friedman will review how digital health is shaping the health care ecosystem and discuss telehealth’s role in changing digital health transformation.

Register by May 21, 2021 and receive 20% off your registration!