Presenter: Joseph Buonadonna, Ph.D. — Dr. Buonadonna discussed the difference between problematic behaviors versus annoying behaviors and developmentally appropriate behaviors. He also talked about behavior management plans between parent and child. Dr. Buonadonna gave practical techniques to create behavior modification and stressed the need for being calm, consistent and patient.
Presenter: Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D. — Dr. Friedlander discussed 5 different technologies that are internet based to help students in the classroom. He spoke about several products that can be used voice to text, text to speech word prediction and digital books. He demonstrated each product and spoke of how
Presenter: Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D. — Dr. Tobias described the challenges in parenting teens today. He spoke about ways to provide guidance while acknowledging teens need for independence. Dr. Tobias gives insight into the language of teens and understanding of the underlying reasons for parents actions/reactions.
Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD — Dr. Brown continues his discussion on the steps to moving the adolescent into taking over his/her own medical care. He also discussed preparing the adolescent to moving on to practitioners that treat adults rather than pediatric practitioners. Dr. Brown promotes a planned approach to lead
Presenter: Edward A. Selby, Ph.D. — Dr. Selby described the behavioral presentation, associated features, and clinical outcomes of nonsuicidal self-injurious behavior in both adolescents and adults. He distinguished self-injurious behavior from suicidal behavior as well as covered the basics of assessing, understanding, and treating self-injury.
Presenter: Colleen Daly Martinez, Ph.D. — Dr. Martinez discussed how we might identify test anxiety in students and how test anxiety can interfere with a person’s functioning. She shared a number of ways we might prevent, and help students to cope with test anxiety including breathing exercises, and meditation.
Presenters: Harvey Bennett, MD and Joshua Braun, MD View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Technical problems occurred during recording of this webinar. We apologize that a video file will not be available to download. Drs. Bennett and Braun discussed the neurobiology, genetics, and diagnosis of TS. They reviewed behavioral
Presenter: Mark Mintz, MD — Dr. Mintz discussed the clinical and biological links between Tourette Syndrome and Autism Spectrum disorder. He spoke about then need for therapeutic options targeted at the mechanisms of disease rather than only the symptoms.
Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D. — Dr. Franklin spoke about how to identify the barriers to teens/young adults learning to be partners in their own treatment. He discussed how to engage the family without undermining an adult child’s autonomy. Dr. Franklin also discussed issues that can derail treatment.
Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD — Dr. Brown discussed transitioning from the pediatric to the adult system of care. He emphasized the child neurologist’s role in the process and spoke about transitioning as a distinct, long term effort. Dr. Brown recognized transition planning has not been a major focus for many