Leaky Brakes 101 - 2016 Fall Series

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Leaky Brakes 101 - 2016 Fall Series

Archived Sessions

September 14, 2016 - Leaky Brakes - What They Are. What They AREN'T! - Presented by: Sharon Skutovich

September 21, 2016 - Leaky Brakes over Sensory Difficulties  - Presented by: Kathryn Harris

   Talking to Kids and Schools - Presented by: Becky Richards

September 28, 2016 - Medical Treatment of Disorders of Inhibition and Impulse Control - Presented by: Dr. Clare Mitchell

October 5, 2016 - Cognitive Behavioural Brake Jobs - TICS & OCD - Presented by: Jenna Koning & Sharon Skutovich

October 12, 2016 - Self Management of Reactive Rage - Presented by: Becky Richards 

October 19, 2016 - Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders - School and Classroom Approaches - Presented by: Jenna Koning

October 26, 2016 -  Question/Answer, Feedback, Network and Sharing - Presented by: Jenna Koning, Kathryn Harris, Becky Richards & Sharon Skutovich


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