Anxiety Webinar Series

Sponsored by the Belmont Savings Bank

 

 

 

 

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

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Times, Topics, Speakers, Audience

May 23rd 6:30 - 8:00 pm -- Registration for the Live May 23rd Webinar is now closed, but not to worry you can still register to receive the recorded version which will be sent out on Thursday, May 25th -- 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 treatment options.  Adults.

June 8th 7:00 - 8:30 pm -- Registration Open until June 7th-- Anxiety in the Workplace.  A panel of adults with ASD shares their experiences and approaches to anxiety at work.  Adults.

June 15, 10:00 - 11:30 am -- Registration Open until June 14th-- 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.  Adults and parents of teens.

June 20, 7:00 - 8:30 pm -- Registration Open until June 19th-- Therapeutic Treatments of Anxiety for Adults with Asperger/Autism Profiles.  Learn about conventional and complementary therapy available for managing and reducing anxiety.  Tonya White, an expressive arts therapist and mental heath counselor from NESCA shares alternative interventions for adults: mindfulness, acupuncture, yoga, exercise. Adults.

July 12th  1:00 - 2:30 pm -- Registration Open until July 11th-- The Diagnosis and Pharmacotherapy 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. Parents of children and teens.

July 17th  10:00 - 11:30 am  -- Registration Open until July 16th-- Addressing Anxiety Issues in the School Environment.  Kari Dunn Buron, author of "The Incredible 5-Point Scale", talks about anxiety in school and a tool to teach social and emotional concepts to individuals on the autism spectrum.  Parents of children and teens.  **This webinar will not be recorded.

July 26th 10:00 - 11:30 am Registration Open until July 25th-- Anxiety Treatments for Children with ASD:  Alternatives to MedicationElizabeth Lops, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Ann-Noelle McCowan, Therapeutic Yoga Specialist from NESCA and Holly Pelletier, Licensed Acupuncturist 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 acupuncture to reduce physiological symptoms of anxiety. Parents of children and teens.

July 31st 6:30 - 8:00 pm Registration Open until July 30th-- 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 children more effective ways of coping with anxiety.  Parents of children and teens. 

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 1:00 - 2:30pm -- 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)

 


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