View Full Version : Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, LD Queens Educators' Conference Training Free of Charge


Andrew
10-05-03, 03:28 PM
Presentation Features Susan Conners MA, TSA Education Specialist
BAYSIDE, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 09/24/2003 -- Registration has begun for the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) Queens New York Educators' Conference, which will focus on Tourette Syndrome and ADHD, OCD, and Learning Disabilities.

Sponsored by HSBC Bank New York, national TSA has provided widely-praised training conferences for boro-wide educators & clinicians in all specialties in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and now Queens, since 2001.

The 2003 TSA Queens Educators' Conference is scheduled for Friday, November 7, 2003 at 8:30 a.m. at St. John's University "The Little Theatre" (Adjacent to Alumni Hall Union Turnpike at 175th Street). All Queens-based educators, teachers, special educators, school psychologists, school social workers, school nurses and physicians, supervisors, administrators, staff, principals and superintendents are invited to attend.

The conference is free-of-charge and valuable materials including a double- CD training curriculum will be handed out. Advance registration is required to attend. To register, call TSA at 718-224-2999 ext. 245, 231 or 235. Online registration is also available at http://tsa-usa.org/forms/qns.html. Private or religious school staff members are also welcome!

Session presenter Susan Conners MA, TSA Education Specialist, is widely known for her engaging, informative and highly personal training sessions on Tourette Syndrome. Ms. Conners is a frequently invited presenter at the conventions of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and will appear at the Fall 2003 annual meeting of CHADD (Children & Adults w/Hyperactivity-Attention Deficit Disorder).

The Pennsylvania State Department of Education frequently features Ms. Conners during its teleconferences and regional member meetings, and she recently spoke to the leadership of OSEP (Office of Special Education Programs) at the U.S. Department of Education.

Ms. Conners herself has Tourette Syndrome and has retired after a teaching career of 33 years. A TSA video of her training presentation is now available for sale, with noted actress and TSA supporter Polly Draper providing a personal introduction for this vital teaching resource. More information on these events and items, including online registration, is available at http://tsa-usa.org.