How Anxiety and Repetitive Behaviors Interact to Complicate Your Child’s Life
View the webinar’s corresponding slides here View the Webinar Individuals with anxiety and related repetitive behaviors often qualify for more than one such diagnosis, or they may present with a singular set of symptoms that does not clearly fall into any one diagnostic category (e.g., Tourettic OCD, perfectionism). By shifting
Usually Messy and Always Late: Understanding Executive Functioning and Organizational Skills Challenges for Students with ADHD
View the webinar’s corresponding slides here View the Webinar Presenter: Lisa Ahern, PhD, NCSP Late homework, missing materials, procrastination, and daydreaming are the frustrating hallmarks of executive functioning weaknesses for many students. They may also struggle with stopping and thinking before acting, being flexible when things do not go their
Learning Systems – How to Improve, Build, and Develop Compensatory Strategies
View the webinar’s corresponding slides here View the Webinar Presenter: Dr. Sarah Levin Allen, PhD, CBIS Dr. Allen reviewed the essential systems for learning including those related to the cognitive, executive, emotional, and behavioral aspects of functioning in a classroom. She made recommendations for how to improve children’s functioning, build skills,
The TS Puzzle: How Do the Pieces Fit Together?
View the webinar’s corresponding slides here View the Webinar 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
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 View 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 are in a
Grief and Loss: Handling Expectations
Presenter: Jesse Bassett, MDiv View the webinar’s corresponding slides here View 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 and friends. But,
Parent Power: 5 Parenting Strategies to Improve Life at Home
Presenter: Justin R. Misurell, PhD View the webinar’s corresponding slides here View 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 disempowerment among parents.
Solving the Puzzle: Creating a Plan for Success through Psychological and Educational Assessment
Presenter: Lisa Ahern, PhD View the webinar’s corresponding slides here View 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,
Game-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Presenter: Justin R. Misurell, PhD View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here View 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
Update on Current Medications for TS and Associated Disorders
Presenter: Dr. Roger Kurlan View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here View 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.