Understanding and Managing ADHD in Children and Adolescents

A presentation by: Richard Zakreski, Ph.D. Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. Zakreski addressed the symptoms, causes and impact of ADHD upon the lives of children and adolescents at home, at school and with their peers. He discussed effective treatments, both environmental and pharmacological.

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Study Skills for Success

A presentation by: Cheryl Ludwig, MA,CCC-SLP Q&A by: Janine Howley, MA &anp; Cheryl Ludwig, MA,CCC-SLP Download this webinar by clicking here Ms. Ludwig presented information to help families create a positive homework experience by shaping the environment and schedule, and suggesting study strategies that will help the child retain what

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Disabilities in the Workplace

A presentation by: Randi W. Kochman, Esq. Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. Download this webinar by clicking here View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Ms. Kochman addressed federal, NJ and NY laws governing disabled employees in the workplace along with employer obligations in accommodating such employees.

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Education and the Law

A presentation by: Rebecca K. Spar, Esq. Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. Download this webinar by clicking here View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Ms. Spar discussed what services are available, who is eligible for services and what accommodations and modifications can be made to a child’s

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Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs Children

A presentation by: Lori I Wolf, Esq. Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. Download this webinar by clicking here View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Ms. Wolf discussed the importance of having a Will and the unique issues that must be considered by the parents of a special

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Mental Health Treatment for Individuals with Tourette Syndrome: What’s available and can it help?

A presentation by: Dr. Lori Rockmore, Psy.D., Clinical Director of the Tourette Syndrome Therapeutic Program Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. Rockmore discussed how psychological services can benefit individuals with TS and the treatment options that are available.

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An Educators’ Workshop: Module 2

A Presentation by: Janine Howley, MA & Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP Download this webinar by clicking here In our webinar we learned approaches and strategies that enable educators (teachers, paraprofessionals, school nurses, guidance counselors, child study team members and others) to create a learning environment that supports the social, emotional

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An Educators’ Inservice: Module 1

A Presentation by Ann Deutsch, MSN and Janine Howley, MA Download this webinar by clicking here In our webinar, we learned how to recognize students’ difficulties as well as their strengths and potential. Join the discussion about the webinar by reading on.

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After the Diagnosis & Beyond the Tics: Tourette Syndrome in Childhood and Adolescence

A Presentation by Lawrence W. Brown M.D. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia April 23 at 7:30 PM EST Download webinar here. In our webinar, we learned about some effective strategies for helping kids and teens with Tourette Syndrome, especially through their formative school years. Why and when tics should be treated

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Genetics and TS Research

A presentation by Dr. Jay Tischfield Ph.D., FACMG Director, Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository March 26 at 7:30 PM EDT Download this webinar here During our webinar Dr. Tischfield summarized current research on inherited and other genetic factors involved in the causation of Tourette Syndrome. He described the research

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