This section includes online courses for physicians, social workers and therapists who care for people with HD at the local level. Courses deal with cognitive, physical, therapeutic, technological and legal HD issues among other topics. This section also includes reference materials in video and PDF format for Social Workers on HD issues listed by varied categories.
These online Continuing Medical Education activities are designed to offer expert knowledge aboutHuntington’s disease (HD) to primary care providers and family practitioners who care for people with HD at the local level. They also target neurologists and psychiatrists who are not familiar with HD. >
These online courses are designed to offer expert knowledge about Huntington’s disease to social workers who care for people with HD. They are recorded webinars by instructors have been chosen for their expertise in HD and/or their knowledge of a particular subject pertinent to the field of HD. >
This course is offered in partnership with the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The purpose of the course is to provide information about HD to the physical therapy community in order to increase the number of therapists available to HD families for consultations and active therapy sessions. >
This section contains helpful guides, documents and videos for Social Workers caring for people with HD. Subjects range from long-term care, behavioral issues, support groups, and genetic testing and guidelines among other topics. >
This section contains helpful guides and videos for Physical Therapists caring for people with HD. >
HDSA has partnered with the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) to provide a free continuing education course for occupational therapy providers. >
HDSA has has partnered with the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) to provide a free continuing education course for licensed genetic counselors. >