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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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Author Spotlight: Alison Dotson

The staff at Free Spirit is privileged to work with many amazing authors. We will be sharing more author spotlights with you, and hope you enjoy learning about these writers who are dedicated to helping kids succeed. The following spotlight … 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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