Mark your calendars for an informative event addressing bullying and the emotional distress it can cause on children and families. You will hear insights from two speakers who are recognized for their knowledge and experience with bullying, children's education and mental health research.
Bullying is a common experience for many children and adolescents. Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10% are bullied on a regular basis. Read AACAP's Facts for Families on Bullying:
Leslie E. Packer, Ph.D., is a New York State licensed psychologist in private practice, specializing in children and adolescents with neurological disorders such as Mood Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette Syndrome, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Asperger's Disorder. In addition to her treatment services, she also serves as a consulting psychologist to school districts to provide staff developments and to assist school teams in developing appropriate educational programs, behavior plans, and accommodations for students with neurological disorders.
She is the author of two web sites, School Behavior and Tourette Syndrome "Plus", for parents, educators, and clinicians. Her new book, Find a Way or Make a Way, provides helpful school accommodations for a variety of disorders.