Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care

NYC Hydrocephalus Education Day Banner

The Hydrocephalus Association (HA), in partnership with NYU Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, is proud to announce a one day Hydrocephalus Education workshop for youth ages 12-21 and their parents or caregivers in the NEW YORK Metropolitan Area!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Smilow Building

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:30 am – 10:15 am EDT
Registration, Check-in and Breakfast

10:15 am – 10:45 am EDT
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Melissa J. Kleinman, LCSW-R: Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center

10:45 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Pediatric and Adult Health Care: The Importance of Transition Planning
Dr. Jeffrey Wisoff, Director of NYU’s Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Dr. Harold Rekate, Director of The Chiari Institute and Director of Hypothalamic Hamartoma Center Professor of Neurosurgery

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT
Lunch

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm EDT
Family Based Workshop: Making a Transition to Adult Based Care
Melissa J. Kleinman, LCSW-R: Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm EDT
Teen and Young Adult Workshop: Making a Transition to Adult Based Care
Madeline Urena, MS, CCLS in the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm EDT
Panel: Teen and Young Adult Perspective – A Q&A for Parents led by Teenagers and Young Adults
Moderated By: Melissa J. Kleinman, LCSW-R: Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and HA Staff

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
Closing Remarks
Dr. Jeffrey Wisoff, Director of NYU’s Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

REGISTRATION

Registration is completely complimentary and will include a light breakfast, morning breakout session, lunch, afternoon workshops, and a panel led by teenagers and young adults.

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DIRECTIONS

If you need directions, please click here to visit NYU’s website.

Please note, the NYC Marathon will be taking place on November 2nd. We strongly encourage individuals to use public transportation when possible. If this is not possible we encourage everyone to be mindful and allow ample time to navigate the city due to increased congestion.

CANCELLATIONS

If you register to participate, and find that you can no longer attend, please contact us immediately. We request that you notify us no later than Monday, October 27th if possible so we can make the necessary adjustments.

QUESTIONS

Please contact the Hydrocephalus Association by telephone at (888) 598-3789 or via e-mail at Jennifer@hydroassoc.org.

SPONSORED BY

This event is proudly sponsored by the Hydrocephalus Association, NYU Langone Medical Center, and NYU Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery.

Hydrocephalus Association

NYU Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

NYU School of Medicine

 

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