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Friday, July 22 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Academic Skills After Hemispheric Surgeries - Reading, Math, and Attention

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In 2019, researchers from the Brain, Education, and Mind Lab at MGH Institutes tested children at our family conference to understand reading, math, and attention/executive function after surgery.  This session will provide the first report of what this research revealed about educational skills after hemispheric surgery.

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Audrey Vernick

Director, Patient and Family Advocacy, The Brain Recovery Project:
Audrey Vernick serves as the Director of Patient and Family Advocacy for The Brain Recovery Project: Childhood Epilepsy Surgery Foundation. Her role is helping patients after epilepsy surgery access medical, educational, vocational, transition, and community living resources across the lifespan. She supports patients and their families in navigating systems, connecting with services, and understanding all areas of disabili... Read More →

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Amy Maguire

Speech and Language Pathologist/Cognitive Therapist, MGH Institute of Health Professionals
Amy Maguire is a medical speech language pathologist and cognitive therapist with inpatient, outpatient, and private practice experience at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Dedicated to advancing patient-centered care for patients undergoing neurosurgical intervention... Read More →

Friday July 22, 2022 10:15am - 11:15am MDT
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