Anxiety Webinar Series

Sponsored by the Belmont Savings Bank





Webinars will be recorded* and available to registrants for future viewing.  

* Addressing Anxiety in School will not be recorded.

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August 8th 10:00 - 11:30 am Registration Open until August 7th-- Practical Strategies for Managing Caregiver Stress and Anxiety.  Parents and caregivers often put others' well-being ahead of their own.  Join Brenda Dater, author of "Parenting without Panic" and Associate Director at AANE to learn to identify sources of anxiety and stress and ways to build your resilience so you can help your child and family build theirs.  For all.

Recorded Versions Available for these previous sessions:

May 16th -- Understanding and Assessing Anxiety in Autism. Matthew Goodwin, Ph.D, from Northeastern University, kicks off the series with key insights about why people on the spectrum tend to be anxious (Audience: Everyone).

May 23rd -- Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Symptom Evaluation and Medication Treatment. Dr. Todd Levine from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, explores how anxiety symptoms may appear in those with ASD and discusses medication treatments options (Audience: Adults). 

June 8 -- Anxiety in the Workplace.  A panel of adults with ASD shares their experiences and approaches to anxiety at work (Audience: Adults). 

June 15 -- Transitioning to College with Autism: Practical Strategies for Managing Anxiety Throughout the Process. Anxiety whether clinically diagnosed or not, is a key hurdle for adults with Asperger Syndrome and related autism profiles, throughout the college process.    Kelley Challen, Director of Transition Services and Kathleen Pignone, Transition Specialist, from NESCA share all-important strategies for managing anxiety (Audience: Adults and Parents of Teens).

June 20 -- Therapeutic Treatments of Anxiety for Adults with Asperger/Autism Profiles.  Learn about conventional and complementary therapy available for managing and reducing anxiety.  Tonay White, an expressive arts therapist and mental heath counselor shares alternative intervientions for adults: mindfulness, acupuncture, yoga, and exercise (Audience: Adults). 

July 12 -- The Diagnosis and Phamacotherapy of Co-morbid Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Dr. Chris McDougle, Director of the Lurie Center for Autism will review medications used to treat anxiety and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with ASD (Audience: Parents of children and teens).

July 26 -- Anxiety Treatments for Children with ASD: Alternatives to Medication.  Elizabeth Lops, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Ann-Noelle McCowan, Therapeutic Yoga Specialist from NESCA and Holly Pelletier, Licensed Accupunturist, review alternative treatments to medication for anxiety: cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches to psychotherapy for anxiety; therapeutic yoga for reduction of anxiety symptoms, and the effects of accupuncture to reduce physiological symptoms of anxiety (Audience: Parents of children and teens)

July 31 -- The Anxious Child at Home: Practical Strategies to Help Your Child on the Spectrum Effectively Cope with Anxiety.  Lynne Mitchell, Clinical Director of Granite Academy, will help parents gain insight into how to teach your child more effective ways of coping with anxiety (Audience: Parents of children and teens).

The fee for each webinar is $25.  SAVE! Get 5 webinars for $100!

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