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
Learning Assessment: Objective post-test
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Certificates Immediately Available!
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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