School Health Team Webinar: Supporting Children with Type 1 Diabetes, Learning Disabilities, and Psychosocial Challenges
February 15, 2022
Members of the school health team and other interested healthcare providers are invited to join us for our educational series on Tuesday, February 15. Supporting Children with Type 1 Diabetes, Learning Disabilities, and Psychosocial Challenges presented by Ellen O’Donnell, PhD, Psychologist at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Living with T1D since age 21.
Ellen O’Donnell, PhD, Psychologist at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Living with T1D since age 21
Dr. O’Donnell is a Psychologist at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She specializes in working with children and adolescents with medical illness and has been affiliated with the Diabetes Center at MGHfC since 2007. Dr. O’Donnell provides consultation and support to patients and families from the Diabetes Center. She also specializes in neuropsychological assessment and is interested in understanding how having a learning disability or ADHD impacts a child’s ability to manage a chronic illness like diabetes. Dr. O’Donnell works with patients with a variety of pediatric illnesses, but is especially interested in the challenges of having T1D since she is living with the disease herself.
The presentation will be given through a live virtual webinar. You will receive a link to the webinar upon registration.
RSVP required by Monday, February 14 at bit.ly/JDRFwebinar_2-15.
All attendees will receive a certificate of participation following the webinar. The recording will also be shared following the presentation. For questions or more information, please contact Lauren Shields at 617-831-1128 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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