Solving the Puzzle: Creating a Plan for Success through Psychological and Educational Assessment

Presenter: Lisa Ahern, PhD View the webinar’s corresponding slides here       Download the webinar When students are struggling in school, teachers and parents often wonder what might be causing the problem and what they could be doing to help. With over 15 years of assessment experience in school, hospital,

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Game-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Presenter: Justin R. Misurell, PhD View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar Game-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (GB-CBT) was originally developed to make the therapeutic process more palatable for children and their families who have been impacted by abuse and trauma and has since been expanded to address a wide variety of

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Update on Current Medications for TS and Associated Disorders

Presenter: Dr. Roger Kurlan View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar Dr. Kurlan discusses the medications that are commonly prescribed, those prescribed in the past and still used today as well as medications new to the market.

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Demystifying DSM 5 Diagnosis: What parents and educators should know

Presenter: Dr. Colleen Martinez View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar Dr. Martinez discusses the history of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), and gives an overview of changes in the most recent version, the DSM 5. She discusses how clinicians use the DSM 5 to determine

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Life Cycle of Tics

Presenter: Dr. Michael Rubenstein View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar This webinar addresses the chronology, type, and development of tics, presented by a neurologist who not only treats tics but lives with them. The intrinsic relationship between the associated behavioral manifestations of attention deficit and obsessive-compulsive disorder is explained.

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Sibling Issues

Presenter: Dr. Graham Hartke View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar > Siblings of special needs children face unique challenges that are often overshadowed by other family needs. They must navigate issues of sharing, fairness, stress, helping out, and understanding. Dr. Hartke speaks about the challenges these siblings and their parents

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Disclosure: How and when to tell the rest of your world

Presenter: Dr. Rob Zambrano View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar > We’ve tackled explaining to your child that he/she has a mental health condition. You’ve explained it to the family. Now, do we tell the rest of the world? Who should know? How do we tell them? Dr. Zambrano

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Private Schools – Understanding Your Child’s Rights

Presenter: Rebecca K. Spar, Esq View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar> This webinar is for parents, educators and others interest in understanding the rights of children with Tourette Syndrome or other associated disorders who are attending or applying to attend a private school; discussing the different kinds of

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What to say and how to say it – how best to explain to your child and the family about a diagnosed mental health condition

Presenter: Dr. Lori Rockmore View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar > Your child has been diagnosed with a disorder. When and how do you tell your child? What about family? How do we tell them? What do we tell them? This webinar will give you a guide

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Transitioning from high school to college

Presenter: Dr. Andrew J. Lee View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar > Dr. Andrew Lee will help adolescents and their parents navigate the process between high school and college and help them learn how to set themselves up for a positive transition into a new era of

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