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ADHD: Intervention Strategies for School-Based OTs and SLPs

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Lori Benson Adams, MEd


ADHD: Intervention Strategies for School-Based OTs and SLPs

Are you a school-based OT or SLP seeking intervention strategies for ADHD? Over 9.5% of school-aged children receive a formal diagnosis of ADHD.  Many more demonstrate undiagnosed characteristics. It is critical that professionals thoroughly understand the nature of the diagnosis and implications for intervention. This 90-minute webinar provides a thoughtful review of cutting-edge research and implications for intervention strategies. Lori also provides multiple intervention strategies that can be used immediately.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify components of ADHD as a neurodevelopmental disorder and explain the neurological implications.
  2. Recognize ADHD as primarily a deficit in Executive Functioning skills.
  3. Identify the most current research being conducted on effective interventions to assist with attention, impulse control, and emotional regulation.
  4. Describe ADHD’s impact on motor skills, social skills, communication, and academics.
  5. List similarities and differences between ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder.
  6. Evaluate the effectiveness of school-based interventions at various ages and stages of development.

Course Information

  • Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level OTs, SLPs, teachers, and other professionals working with children and teens.
  • Course Instructor:  Lori Benson Adams, MEd
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  • CE Brokercourse code: 20-657995

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

AOTA-Approved Provider Program Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.15 AOTA CEUs or 1.5 contact hours under this Classification Codes Category 2, OT Process: Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Sensational Brain speaker Lori Benson Adams, MEd, head shot

Lori Benson Adams, MEd, is an educational intervention specialist and owner of Breakthrough Learning Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia. She has over 35 years of experience with students who experience 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 To view Lori’s courses, check out her product page.


  • Financial: Lori Benson Adams receives a speaking fee from Sensational Brain LLC and is the owner of Breakthrough Learning Solutions and Learning Lotus.
  • Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

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