22. CHARGE Over the Lifespan: Developmental, Medical, Behavioral, and Transition Issues

Speaker: Timothy S. Hartshorne, Ph.D.

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Session Description:
At the first CHARGE conference in 1993, most of the children were around five years old. These children are now adults, and we have been able to identify components of development in CHARGE. This training will examine some of the critical moments in growing up with CHARGE, and how transitions can be managed.

Credits: Act 48, ACVREP, ASHA, Psych
Audience: Special Education Teachers, Teachers who work with students who are blind or visually impaired, Teachers who work with students with hearing loss, Teachers who work with students who are Deaf-Blind, Speech therapists, General Education Teachers, Supervisors/Administrators, Occupational Therapists and/or Physical Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, School Counselors and/or School Psychologists, Parents, Guardians, Family Members, Paraprofessionals

headshot of Timothy HartshorneSpeaker Bio:
Tim Hartshorne, Ph.D. is professor emeritus of psychology, specialized in school psychology, at Central Michigan University.  Much of his work is influenced and motivated by his son Jacob, who was born in 1989 with CHARGE syndrome.  Tim’s particular interests include understanding the challenging behavior exhibited by many individuals with deafblindness, CHARGE, and related syndromes, and how severe disability impacts the family.  He has been awarded the Star in CHARGE by the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation. He is first editor (with Meg Hefner and Kim Blake) of CHARGE Syndrome, 2nd Ed.

Email: harts1ts@cmich.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timothy-hartshorne-a696bb69/
Website: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/departments/psychology/psychology-centers-clinics-research-labs/charge-lab