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Mind the Gap VI - Beyond Seizures: From Research to Practice

Mind the Gap VI - Beyond Seizures: From Research to Practice

Event Date: 
Wednesday 2 May 2018 - 08:30
Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom

This symposium is designed for professionals in neurology, psychiatry and psychology to hear the latest views on the problems associated with childhood epilepsy beyond seizures. Hosted by Professor Helen Cross OBE, the Prince of Wales' Chair for Childhood Epilepsy, and Professor Christopher Gillberg, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Gothenburg University. The event takes place in the Kennedy Lecture Theatre in the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.

Programme is as follows:

8:30am - 9.00am - Arrival and Registration - 
9:00am - 9.10am - Welcome and Introduction - Helen Cross and Christopher Gillberg
9.10am - 9.50am - Beyond epilepsy: the hidden impact of epilepsy - Christopher Gillberg
9.50am - 10.30am - Intellectual ability in childhood epilepsy - Mary Lou Smith
10.30am -11.00am - Break
11.00am - 11.30am - Treating seizures: do we make a difference? - Helen Cross
11.30am - 12.00pm - Managing mental health problems in childhood epilepsy - Roz Shafran and Sophie Bennett
12.00pm - 12.30pm - What can Rolandic Epilepsy tell us about neurobehaviour in epilepsy? - Deb Pal and Anna Smith
12.30pm - 13.00pm - The family in childhood epilepsy - David Dunn
13.00pm - 14.00pm - Lunch
14.00pm - 14.30pm - The impact of stress - to be confirmed
14.30pm -15.00pm - Non-epileptic events: from diagnostic dilemmas to effective intervention - Eve McAllister and Daniel Stark
15.00pm - 15.30pm - Break
15.30pm - 16.00pm - Improving practice and policy: barriers and opportunities - Richard Brown and Colin Dunkley
16.00pm - 16.30pm - Epilepsy and behaviour: the next decage? - Panel discussion

Please contact Amy Muggeridge, Young Epilepsy Research Manager for more information on ameggeridge@youngepilepsy.org.uk

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