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Parallel Session 2406

Challenges in Pediatric Movement Disorders

Monday, August 28, 2023
15:00 – 17:00


In this session, the faculty will present a number of challenges currently facing clinicians looking after young people with movement disorders. More specifically, the challenges in low- and middle-income countries will be demonstrated. In addition, the evolving movement disorder phenomenology associated with social media will be presented. Finally, the challenges facing clinicians developing key transition services for young people will be discussed.

Manju Kurian, United Kingdom 
Tamara Pringsheim, Canada

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Hyperkinesia in Low to Middle-Income Countries 
Laura Silveira-Moriyama, Brazil

The Impact of Social Media in Children and Adolescents with Movement Disorders: The Paradigm of Functional Tics 
Caroline Olvera, USA 

Developing Transition Care Services for Young People with Movement Disorders 
Amit Batla, United Kingdom 

CSPC Liaison: 
Manju Kurian, United Kingdom

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe the challenges faced in low- and middle-income countries
  2. Recognize the impact of social media on children with movement disorders
  3. Describe the challenges faced in developing transition care for young people with movement disorders

Recommended Audience:
Clinician, Researcher / Basic Scientist, Health Professional (non-physician), Fellow / Resident / Student, Industry

Education Level:
Beginner/Foundational, Intermediate/Experienced, Advanced/Expert

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