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Challenging Behaviors in SCN2A & SCN8A

April 16 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm new york

The FamilieSCN2A Foundation and the International SCN8A Alliance understand the complexities and challenges faced by individuals diagnosed with these disorders, particularly those compounded by complex medical and intellectual disabilities. We have partnered to bring you this webinar, which aims to delve deeper into behavioral challenges, seeking insights and strategies to better support individuals and their families navigating this journey.

Throughout the 90-minute webinar, speakers comprised of both families and professionals will offer their unique perspectives and expertise on this important topic. They will share their personal experiences, research findings, and practical strategies for understanding and managing challenging behaviors in individuals with SCN2A and SCN8A related disorders.

Thank you for joining us as we work together to advocate for greater support and awareness for individuals with SCN2A or SCN8A related disorders.

In preparation for this webinar, we invite you to please take a few minutes to share your experiences in this brief survey: bit.ly/8A2Abehaviors

Thank you for your participation!

The experts joining us for this webinar are from the University of Iowa:

  • Carly J. van der Heide, MD, PhD & Jodi Tate, MD – Department of Psychiatry
  • Kelly M. Schieltz, PhD, BCBA-D – Division of Pediatric Psychology
  • Erica Anderson, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

We would like to extend our thanks to Neurocrine Biosciences and Praxis Precision Medicines for their support of these meetings which bring improved quality of life to families and allows them opportunities to learn, connect, and contribute to the understanding of SCN8A.

   

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