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.
- Identify components of ADHD as a neurodevelopmental disorder and explain the neurological implications.
- Recognize ADHD as primarily a deficit in Executive Functioning skills.
- Identify the most current research being conducted on effective interventions to assist with attention, impulse control, and emotional regulation.
- Describe ADHD’s impact on motor skills, social skills, communication, and academics.
- List similarities and differences between ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of school-based interventions at various ages and stages of development.
Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level OTs, SLPs, teachers, and other professionals working with children and teens.
Course Instructor: Lori Benson Adams, MEd
Learning Assessment: Objective post-test
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