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School’s Re-opening: Protect Your Child’s Privacy

August 22, 2015 by  
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As children return to school, parents are often swamped with forms and informational packets. One of them, however, is something that you really need to pay attention to if you want to protect your child’s privacy. Under FERPA, schools that receive public education funds must notify parents every year as to what types of information […]

Register for the 2015 Conference on School Culture, Climate, and Positive Behavior Support

March 2, 2015 by  
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Join Leslie in New Hampshire at the 2015 Conference on School Culture, Climate, and Positive Behavior Support. The conference will be held August 12-13.  This Institute will focus on sharing examples, tools, and practices within a multi-tiered system of supports framework in order to help schools and communities to improve their culture, climate, and safety and features […]

Register for the 2015 Tourette Syndrome conference in Atlanta

March 2, 2015 by  
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Join Sherry at the 2015 Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation Tourette Syndrome conference in Atlanta! THE BRAD COHEN TOURETTE FOUNDATION IS PROUD TO PRESENT  The 2015 Tourette Syndrome Conference in Atlanta, GA on June 6, 2015 www.TouretteSyndromeConference.com Join us for the 2nd Annual Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation Atlanta Tourette Syndrome Conference as we continue to “Break Down the Barriers” and educate teachers, parents, […]

New book for your reference shelf on Tourette Syndrome!

March 30, 2013 by  
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A new comprehensive book for professionals about Tourette Syndrome is available from Oxford University Press.  We were honored to be asked by Drs. Martino and Leckman to write the chapter for educators.  Here is the table of contents: SECTION 1 CLINICAL PHENOMENOLOGY and EPIDEMIOLOGY Chapter 1 Phenomenology of tics and sensory urges: the self under […]

Recess is Crucial

January 1, 2013 by  
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A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, “The Crucial Role of Recess in Schools,” stresses the importance of recess in physical, social, and cognitive development and performance. According to the AAP, recess should not be withheld as punishment or sacrificed to academic instruction: Recess is at the heart of a vigorous debate over […]

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