The TS Puzzle: How Do the Pieces Fit Together?

Presenter: Dr. Martin Franklin This webinar will present the underlying neurology, development and treatment for TS along with strategies for the management of its typical co-occurring disorders anxiety, OCD and ADHD. Dr. Martin Franklin is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director

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What a Difference a School Nurse Can Make! A Tourette Syndrome Guide for School Nurses

Presenter: Graham Hartke, Psy.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slides here        Download the Webinar  School Nurses play an essential and invaluable role in the lives of children with and their families. Serving as onsite medical practitioners, counselors, and mediators between school personnel, health professionals and families, school nurses

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Grief and Loss: Handling Expectations

Presenter: Jesse Bassett, MDiv View the webinar’s corresponding slides here        Download the Webinar  Grief is a topic most would like to avoid, as it often makes us feel uncomfortable and we find ourselves feeling awkward while trying to say and do the right things for our co-workers

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Parent Power: 5 Parenting Strategies to Improve Life at Home

Presenter: Justin R. Misurell, PhD View the webinar’s corresponding slides here        Download the Webinar Parents often struggle to manage their children’s difficult behaviors. Disobedience, back-talking, temper tantrums, fighting with siblings and refusing to go to school are common problems that can lead to frustration, aggravation and feelings of

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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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