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Belfast TAND conference

Videos and more information from the TSA Belfast TAND conference 2019

The Tuberous Sclerosis Association (TSA) was proud to host ‘Understanding TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders (TAND)’ at Belfast City Hospital in 2019.

Nine out of every 10 people living with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) develop TSC-associated neuropsychiatric disorders (TAND) at some point in their lives. TAND disorders and issues including autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and anxiety.

TAND disorders can have a serious impact on family life, with the number one request from individuals and families affected by TSC being for advice and support to help them manage TAND-related symptoms.

Lecturers from the Belfast TAND conference 2019 can be found below. More information on TAND and how it affects the lives of people living with TSC can be found here.

Speakers at the Belfast TAND conference 2019 included:

  • Professor Petrus de Vries (Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Rachel Hardy (Genetic Counsellor, Belfast Trust)
  • Fiona O’Donnell (Community Support & Information Officer, The Special Educational Needs Advice Centre)

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