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All webinars air 7:30pm to 8:30pm Eastern Time
June 22, 2016
Charter Schools-Understanding Your Child's Rights
Presenter:  Rebecca K. Spar Esq.

This webinar is for parents, educators and others interest in understanding the rights of children with Tourette Syndrome or other associated disorders who are attending or want to attend a charter school; when information requested on application forms may be discriminatory; in determining whether accommodations or modifications must be offered; in providing special education or related services; in responding to bullying, harassment or intimidation by other students or by teachers; when  disciplinary action may violate your child's rights and when your local school district may become involved in your child's education in a charter school. 

August 24, 2016
What is Dyslexia and what can we do about it? An in depth look at Dyslexia identification, research, treatment, and outcomes
Presenter:  Michelle Humm, Ph.D.

This webinar will help parents, educators, and other clinicians learn to identify signs and symptoms of dyslexia, dispel commonly held myths about dyslexia, and discuss the research regarding the etiology/genetics, neuroanatomical underpinnings, neuropsychological profile, and common comorbidities of dyslexia. We will then discuss research supported interventions for individuals with dyslexia and common comorbidities as well as appropriate accommodations for the classroom. Finally, we will  discuss long term outcomes of individuals with dyslexia. 

 
September 21, 2016
Life Cycle of Tics
Presenter:  Michael N. Rubenstein, MD

Dr. Michael Rubenstein will discuss the typical and a-typical life cycle of tics associated with Tourette Syndrome. 

October 12, 2016
Transitioning from High School to College
Presenter:  Dr. Andrew J. Lee

Dr. Andrew Lee will help adolesceents navigate how to set themselves up for a good transition into an new era of life.

 
October 26, 2016
Private Schools-Understanding Your Child's Rights
Presenter:  Rebecca K. Spar, Esq.

This webinar is for parents, educators and others interest in understanding the rights of children with Tourette Syndrome or other associated disorders who are attending or applying to attend a private school; discussing the different kinds of private schools and applicable laws; deciding when admission practices or policies are discriminatory; in determining whether accommodations or modifications must be offered; in providing special education or related services and the local school district' s role in making these determinations; in responding to bullying, harassment or intimidation by other students or by teachers; and when disciplinary action may violate your child's rights. 

Lori Rockmore
November 02, 2016
Disclosure:  Telling your child and family they have . . .
Presnter:  Lori Rockmore, Psy.D.

Ok, your child has been diagnosed with a disorder. When and how do you tell your child? What about family? How do we tell them? What do we tell them?

Zambrano, Rob
December 7, 2016
Disclosure:  How and when to tell the rest of your world . . . 
Presenter:  Robert Zambrano, Psy.D.

Ok, you have the diagnosis, you've explained it to your child, let the family know  what next?  Should you tell the school?  Does the school really need to know?  Won't that stigmatize my child?  Are they going to label my child and pigeon hole him/her?  What about the church congregation or the sports teams?

 
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