Presentations from the Tuberous Sclerosis Association’s (TSA’s) Big Day 2019, our biggest event of the year, are now available to community members to view and download.
Big Day 2019 welcomed individuals living with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) and their family members to connect and come together alongside TSA team-members, clinicians and external charity representatives.
If you were unable to attend Big Day 2019 in-person, or would like to revisit any of the topics discussed, you now have the opportunity to view the slides used as part of speaker presentations! To view and download the presentations, please click on the slides that interest you below.
The TSA would once again like to thank all of the fantastic speakers that made Big Day 2019 such a great success.
TSC specialist clinician presentations
Promoting psychological wellbeing in TSC – Dr Ingram Wright (Head of Neuropsychology, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust) and Professor Patrick Bolton (Professor of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, King’s College London)
The UK TSC clinic network – how to be referred and what to expect – Dr Chris Kingswood (Consultant Nephrologist, St George’s University Hospital) and Dr Frances Elmslie (Consultant Clinical Geneticist, St George’s University Hospital)
LAM: symptoms, screening, assessment and treatment – Professor Simon Johnson (Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Nottingham)
How recent research informs new UK guidelines for TSC – Professor Julian Sampson (Head of the Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University) and Dr Chris Kingswood (Consultant Nephrologist, St George’s University Hospital)
External speaker presentations
Promoting positive behaviour in autism – Kevin Pakenham (Training Coordinator, Autism East Midlands)
Access to disability benefits and housing for adults – Michael Paul (Head of Advice and Information, Disability Rights UK)
The needs of adult siblings – Frances Danylec (Development officer, Sibs Charity)
Dr Ingram Wright (Head of Neuropsychology, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust)
Big Day 2019 films
As well as speaker slides from Big Day 2019 now being published, video from the presentation ‘Welcome to Big Day 2019’ and the TSA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2019, which took place on the morning of Big Day 2019, are also available:
TSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2019
Welcome to Big Day 2019
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