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Detect and Demystify OCD with Unstuck: An OCD Kids Movie

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD: How I Learned to Obsess Less and Live My Life How would you respond if a student told you he’s sure he’ll turn into the Incredible Hulk if he wears green? … Continue reading

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Recognizing OCD in Children

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD While I now know that I’ve had obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) since I was a child, I certainly didn’t know it at the time. As a nine-year-old, all I knew was that fire … Continue reading

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Identifying and Supporting Students with OCD

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD I’ve struggled with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) for most of my life, and let me tell you—it’s tricky. I have it, and I get it, but it’s so complex it even throws me … Continue reading

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Report from the International OCD Conference

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD Two weeks ago, July 17–20, I fulfilled a dream I’ve had for several years now: I attended the 21st Annual OCD Conference, held by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). This year … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “Get” OCD? Make Sure Students Know You Do

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD While I wish I could spread the word about every single mental illness out there, my specialty, if you will, is obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). I have OCD, and once I started … Continue reading

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