What is Dyslexia and what can we do about it?

Presenter: Michelle Humm, PhD. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Humm helped parents, educators, and other clinicians learn to identify signs and symptoms of dyslexia, dispel commonly held myths about dyslexia, and discussed the research regarding the etiology/genetics, neuroanatomical underpinnings, neuropsychological profile, and common comorbidities

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Charter Schools—Understanding Your Child’s Rights

Presenter:  Rebecca K. Spar, Esq. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Ms. Spar spoke about Charter Schools, how they are governed and what is required of them regarding accommodations in special education. She discussed how the applications may be discriminatory and when disciplinary action may

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Play Therapy: What is it and how can it help my child?

Presenter: Colleen Daly Martinez, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » In this webinar, Dr. Martinez discussed the differences between traditional talk psychotherapy and play therapy. She reviewed some of the history and theories of play therapy, and discussed how and when play

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Mindfulness and Self-Compassion: How Grounding in the Present Can Help Enrich the Future

Presenter: Janice Autera, Psy.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Autera spoke about what mindfulness is and how self-compassion can improve quality of life.  She explains the exercises and how to not get frustrated with your mind wandering.

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Behavior Managment

Presenter: Joseph Buonadonna, Ph.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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

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Assistive Technology: Five tools to support students

Presenter: Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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

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Raising Emotionally Intelligent Teens

Presenter: Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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

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Outgrowing the Child Neurologist, Part 2: Medical Transition in OCD, ADHD and Tourette Syndrome

Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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

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Self-Injury in Adolescents and Adults

Presenter: Edward A. Selby, Ph.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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,

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Anxiety and Test Taking

Presenter: Colleen Daly Martinez, Ph.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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

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