ADHD 101: Current research and implications for intervention
With over 9.5% of school-aged children receiving a formal diagnosis of ADHD and many more demonstrating undiagnosed characteristics, it is critical that professionals thoroughly understand the nature of the diagnosis and implications for intervention. This 2-hour webinar provides a thoughtful review of cutting-edge research, common diagnostic tools and procedures, and implications for intervention.
- Identify ADHD as a neurodevelopmental disorder and explain the neurological components.
- Recognize ADHD as primarily a deficit in Executive Functioning skills.
- Access the most current research being conducted on incidence, origin, and co-existing conditions.
- Appraise common diagnostic tools and procedures most utilized.
- List similarities and differences between ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions at various ages and stages of development.
Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level occupational therapists, teachers, and other professionals working with children and teens
Course Instructor: Lori Benson Adams, MEd, is an educational intervention specialist and owner of Breakthrough Learning Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia. With over 35 years of experience with students experiencing sensory, learning, behavioral, and executive function challenges, Lori presents nationally to audiences of parents, therapists, and educators. She is known for her immediately practical information and wealth of knowledge and resources. Additional information can be found at www.breakthroughlearningsolutions.com.
The speaker receives payment for each webinar purchased but does not have any other financial or nonfinancial interest in the presentation.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
This course is approved for 0.2 AOTA CEU or two contact hours under these Classification Codes: Category 1, Domain of OT: Client Factors; and Category 2, OT Process: Intervention.
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