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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What is Dyslexia and what can we do about it?

Presenter: Michelle Humm, PhD. — Dr. Humm helped parents, educators, and other clinicians learn to identify signs and symptoms of dyslexia, dispel commonly held myths about dyslexia, and discussed the research regarding the etiology/genetics, neuroanatomical underpinnings, neuropsychological profile, and common comorbidities of dyslexia. Dr. Humm discussed research supported interventions for individuals with

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Charter Schools—Understanding Your Child’s Rights

Presenter:  Rebecca K. Spar, Esq. — Ms. Spar spoke about Charter Schools, how they are governed and what is required of them regarding accommodations in special education. She discussed how the applications may be discriminatory and when disciplinary action may violate your child’s rights.

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