NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders in partnership with Raritan Valley Community College

“Understanding Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD and related disorders”

  • When: October 1, 2009 6:00pm to 9:00pm 3 Professional Development Hours offered
  • Where: Raritan Valley Community College PO Box 3300 Somerville, NJ 08876
  • Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP Cost: $59.00
  • Register: www.raritanval.edu/cce or 908-218-8871 course #CRN 12571 AH402-02

Tourette syndrome, ADHD, OCD, learning disabilities and related disorders are addressed. The diagnosis/clinical assessments of Tourette Syndrome are explained along with current medical interventions. School related issues are emphasized. Helpful interventions and modifications for behavior management will be discussed. This seminar enables educators to recognize student’s challenges as well as their strengths and potential. The course trains school nurses to provide peer in-services in their schools. Understand the nature of these disorders and their impact at school and at home.

The presenter Holds a Masters Degree as a Speech Language Pathologist, a NJ state license and national certification (Certificate of Clinical Competence) from the American Speech and Hearing Assoc. In addition to having 3 kids with TS, OCD, ADHD and anxiety disorder, she is presently working for a special services school district and has 31 years experience working in both public and private schools.

Who should attend? Teachers, counselors, school nurses, psychologists, social workers, all health and nursing professionals and anyone who is interested to learn about this subject.