Tourette Syndrome and Developmental Disabilities

Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Brown defined what Developmental Disabilities were and discussed the prevalence of them as related to Tourette. He spoke about different neurodevelopmental conditions and how they disturbed the same brain networks in the growing child

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Impulse Control Problems and Tourette Syndrome

Presenter: Cathy Budman, MD View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Budman discussed that people living with Tourette Syndrome often struggle with impulse control disorders. She spoke about the most common features of impulse control observed among children and adults and some treatment options along with

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Using Creative Arts in Therapy: Benefits of Music, Dance/Movement and Art Therapy

Presenter: Kathleen Nace, MT-BC, NMT View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Ms. Nace explained how Creative Arts Therapy is used to help in reducing anxiety, as well as lifting mood, and self esteem building. She also explained how it can help with expressive language, memory, relationship

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Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors: Helping Teens and Young Adults Manage Stress and Anxiety

Presenter: Rachel Strohl, Psy.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Strohl discussed ways teens and young adults who have trichotillomania or other related body focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) to learn to improve their management of stress and worries. She also spoke about stress management tools,

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Getting Unstuck: How to Overcome Anxiety and Mood Problems with Behavioral Activation and Exposure

Presenter: Brian Chu, Ph.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Chu discussed Behavior Activation as a program that takes a comprehensive, and focused, approach to helping youth and families address depression and anxiety. He gave examples of how teens could use techniques to develop a

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Treating Specific Phobias: When & How?

Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Franklin talked about the differences between phobias and age appropriate fears, such as monsters under the bed. Dr. Franklin discussed how exposure therapy is used in the treatment of specific phobias, such the fear

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Accommodations, Strategies and Techniques for Working with Students with Tourette Syndrome

Presenter: Susan Conners, MEd. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Sue Conners discussed many creative accommodations and strategies for working with children with Tourette Syndrome in the classroom and at home. Ms. Conners also include strategies for accompanying disorders such as OCD, ADHD, Executive Dysfunction. Sensory

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504 Accommodation Plan vs. IEP (Individualized Education Plan)

Presenter: Susan Conners, MEd. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Ms. Conners discussed the differences between the 504 and IEP plans, in order help parents and educators understand which is most appropriate for a student with TS, an associated neurological disorder or other special-needs condition.  She

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Holiday Stress: Coping Skills for Parents and Kids

Presenter: Dr. Michael Osit, LP View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Osit discussed helping parents identify signs of stress in themselves and their children, causes of stress, and ways to prevent and manage Holiday related stress.

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The NJCTS Tourette Syndrome Program at Rutgers University: A Model Resource for the TS Community

Presenter:  Shawn Ewbank, Psy.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Ewbank, clinic director, explained how the NJCTS Tourette Syndrome (TS) Clinic works and the services it provides from counseling to research to training of doctoral students.  Dr. Ewbank went more in depth on the

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