ADD/ADHD Training Series: Q&A with Dr. Ronald T. Brown, PhD

$79.00

Special Learning hosted a Q&A session with Dr. Ronald T. Brown, Ph.D., a noted expert who serves as professor and dean for the Schools of Allied Health Sciences for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. During this 2 hour sessions, he provided answers to questions regarding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – the history, prevalence, misconceptions, diagnosis and intervention.

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(BACB®) 2 Type II
(QABA®) – 2 General (In-person)
APA: 2 General (Home Study) — NOTE: ONLY AVAILABLE FOR RECORDED WEBINARS

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 11 percent of American children, ages 4 to 17, have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  This is an increase of 42 percent in just eight years. Studies show that between 30 and 50% of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) manifest ADHD symptoms (particularly at preschool age).  Similarly, research also estimates two-thirds of individuals with ADHD show features of ASD (Davis and Kollins, 2012).

There are many similarities in symptoms between ADHD and ASD –  difficulties in attention, communication, impulsivity, restlessness or hyperactivity – which can often lead to a misdiagnosis. Additionally, both syndromes cause significant behavioral, academic, emotional, and adaptive problems in school, at home, and elsewhere. (Rao and Landa, 2013).

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