TSA IL Logo Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois (TSA-IL)
800 E Roosevelt, A-10, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 790-8083   tsaillinois@yahoo.com


Sunday September 29th from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM CST 
Sign In begins at 12:15 pm



Elmhurst Hospital (Campus Map)
Arboretum Conference Center
Oak Room (lower level)
155 E Brush Hill Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Driving Directions 


Park in the Green Lot (Hospital Campus Map)
Enter in the East Entrance  (marked on bldg)
Take Elevator to the lower level
Follow signs to Arboretum Conference Center to the Oak Room


FREE with completed registration by Friday, September 27th 

Why Do I Have to Register to Attend if the Workshop is Free?
Due to the popularity of this workshop, we want to ensure we have enough space to accommodate everyone.   

Who Can Attend?
The workshop is open to any adult that wants to deepen their knowledge about Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders.

Can my child attend? 
NO, due to the length (four hours) of this free workshop, we want to be respectful of everyone's time, ability to focus and participate.

Are CPDU or CEU credits available?
CPDU credits are availble.  Be sure to complete the Continuing Education section of the Registration Form.

We regrest to inform that CEU credits WILL NOT be available. 



Lisa Biedron 
Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois (TSA-IL)

 Educational Workshop featuring
 Susan Conners, M.Ed. 

 Sunday, September 29th - 1:00 - 5:00 pm
 Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

Do you have questions about Tourette Syndrome?  Associated Disorders -- Attention Deficiency Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety, Sensory Disorder, etc...?  The impacts of these disorders on social, emotional well-being?  School Performance?  Behavior?  Then this is one workshop you won't want to miss!

TS & OCD Checklist Book

In from New York, one day only -- Susan Conners! 

Susan is a leading authority and internationally recognized speaker on Tourette Syndrome.  She was an educator for over 30 years, served for 12 years on the National Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) Board of Directors and led the TSA Education Committee for 16 years.  She is also the founder and president of Greater New York Chapter of TSA.  Susan is the author of The Tourette Syndrome/OCD Checklist:  A Practical Resource for Parents and Educators.

Susan serves as a go-to resource for networks and media, including ABC's 20/20 and the Emmy Award winning HBO Documentary, I Have Tourette's But Tourette's Doesn't Have Me.

This workshop  is open to anyone who wants to increase their knowledge about Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders.  This interactive workshop allows for questions and will cover the following topics

  • Criteria for a Tourette Syndrome diagnosis & an in-depth description of symptomology
  • Impact of Common Neurological Disorders associated with TS
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)\
    • Anxiety
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Sensory Deficits
    • Auditory Processing
    • Dysgraphia
  • Specific Strategies and Techniques for working with children with TS and its associated disorders in a variety of settings
  • Distinctions between bad behaviors from symptoms of TS and its associated disorders
  • Functional Behavioral Assessments for children and more...

Be sure to sign up for this unique opportunity to learn from Susan Conners, an amazing expert in the field of education, Tourette Sydrnome and numerous Neurological disorders. 

This workshop is bound to be very popular.  To ensure we have enough space to accommodate everyone, please REGISTER BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th.


Register Now! 

   Thank you to the Brad Cohen Foundation who provided a generous grant to make this free workshop possible.   Click here for more information about this Foundation and An Evening of Cheers in downtown Chicago on October 5th.