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topic: Webinar

Hosted by the Tourette Health and Education Program, occupational therapists Dr. Heather Simpson and Dr. Tana Carson address the many ways occupational therapists can improve living with Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders. The objectives of this webinar are to: Understand the role of Occupational Therapy, Describe the role of Occupational Therapy in managing those living with Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders, Briefly explore the various strategies that occupational therapists can be effective in treating the complex needs of Tourette and Tic Disorders in order to allow person to live a productive and fulfilling life and Identify ways to locate and advocate for occupational therapy services for all ages and in all settings close to home.
Behavior issues are one of the biggest challenges facing some students. Positive, proactive supports are essential in successful management but knowing how to identify and choose those supports can be tricky. This presentation will explore: * The concept of “behavior”. * How to determine which supports might be most effective. * Special attention will be paid towards strategies that can support students with Tourette Syndrome.