Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD): When Everything Is Too Much

This presentation will provide a basic overview of sensory processing disorder (SPD), discuss behaviors related to SPD, as well as interventions and strategies to address behaviors and self-regulation. Children with sensory processing issues have difficulty coping in many environments. They cannot always interpret the input occurring in their surroundings. When

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What Does It Mean To Have ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental impairment of the brain’s self-management system known as executive functions. This disorder is one of the most commonly misdiagnosed disorders affecting both children and adults. In this webinar, we will delve into what ADHD is, the signs and symptoms, as well as

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Treatment Approaches to Help Manage Bothersome Tics

This webinar will focus on both the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment approaches to bothersome tics, including painful tics. This will include an evidence-based review of Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention For Tics (CBIT), medications (Guanfacine, Topamax, dopamine antagonists), and considerations for botulinum toxin injections for specific tics. Dr. Peter Morrison, DO, received

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 101

This webinar will be covering the basics on what Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is and what it is not. We will discuss the mechanisms that maintain OCD, the importance of not giving in to compulsion, and how to cope with the distress that this can cause the individual suffering from

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Understanding Executive Function Concerns in Tourette Syndrome and Related Disorders

Research has shown that low executive functioning skills hamper school performance of children and teens with Tourette Syndrome and related disorders. In this webinar, we will discuss the assessment process and treatment strategies for youth that struggle with executive function. Training methods, including computer-based games, have shown some, but limited potential for impacting

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Collaborative Problem Solving

Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) is a revolutionary, yet simple approach which helps parents and educators build relationships to better work with their children and students to overcome challenging behaviors. Applicable for parents and educators (and others), this presentation will provide a basic understanding of CPS, which is an evidenced-based treatment.

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Attentional and Neuropsychological Difficulties Experienced with Epilepsy

This webinar will focus on a review of the common cognitive and attentional difficulties faced by individuals with epilepsy. Information will be provided about how epilepsy can impact the brain and behavior. Additional focus will be given to a review of the role of neuropsychological assessment in guiding academic and

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Medication Management of Tourette Syndrome and Co-Occurring Conditions

Presented by Takijah Heard, MD Many individuals living with Tourette Syndrome will require medication to control symptoms of the disease. A subset of those living with Tourette Syndrome will also experience conditions such as anxiety, autism, ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder and require varied medication and treatment

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Addressing Perfectionism in Youth

Presented by Devora Scher, Psy.D This 60-minute webinar aims to help parents and teachers support a child or teen with perfectionism that gets in the way, rather than enhances their daily life. Participants will learn to apply skills to help children reduce anxiety and impairment associated with maladaptive perfectionism. Participants

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The Benefits of a Neuropsychological Evaluation

Presented by Cristina Sperrazza, Psy.D. Dr. Cristina Sperrazza, a neuropsychologist, speaks about the benefits of a neuropsychological evaluation. She provides a brief explanation of neuropsychology, an overview of the neuropsychological evaluation process, differences between neuropsychological testing and school evaluations, and possible outcomes after a neuropsychological evaluation (e.g., diagnosis, treatment and

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