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School Anxiety and Refusal in Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Starting school, moving and other stressful life events may trigger the onset of school refusal. Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute as we discuss the trigger, symptoms, and ways parents and caregivers can help support the child through their anxiety.

Presenter: PJ Wenger, LPC, MFT, NCC has 17 years experience working in the field of mental health. She has spent considerable time in a variety of settings developing her counseling experience. These settings include psychiatric emergency, inpatient treatment with both adults and children, home care for mental health issues, residential treatment, schools and private practice. Visit PJ Wenger's website at

Original broadcast date: August 11, 2016

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