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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Tourette Syndrome: A Psychiatric or Neurological Disorder

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

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Tourette Syndrome and Autism: Similarities and Differences

Presenter: Mark Mintz, MD View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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.  

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OCD and Teens/Young Adults: How to keep them engaged in their own treatment, symptoms, and lives

Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » 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

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Outgrowing the Child Neurologist: 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 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

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Making Sense of Sensory Issues – How to manage heightened senses at home and in the classroom

Presenter: Michelle Miller, Psy.D. View the webinar’s corresponding slide presentation here Download this webinar » Dr. Miller described different types of sensory issues and how they can present themselves. She discussed how sensory problems affect children and adults and how occupational therapy can help many issues. Dr. Miller also discussed organizational

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