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Listen to “Beyond Hello: Building Conversation Skills in Children with ADHD” with Anna Vagin, Ph.D.

Anna Vagin, Ph.D., explains how parents and teachers can help kids with ADHD learn successful communication techniques.

Building conversation skills

Listen to “Beyond Hello: Building Conversation Skills in Children with ADHD” with Anna Vagin, Ph.D.

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Anna Vagin explains how to develop and improve conversation skills in children with ADHD.

In this episode:

  • How conversation skills are critical to academic and social success
  • How social cognitive concepts such as perspective taking, flexibility, and emotional processing play a role in conversation
  • How conversation skills can benefit students both in and out of the classroom
  • How teachers can support students by understanding what specific skills make up collaborative conversation
  • How parents can support students by practicing the basic building blocks that make up collaborative conversation
  • How to integrate conversation practice into daily face-to-face interactions, as well as into electronic communications such as texting

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Listener testimonials:

  • “Excellent presentation. Will be using these ideas when I work with a child.”
  • “Very good podcast! Great balance of context, real-world examples, and practical things to try.”
  • “I have never been disappointed with any of your podcasts! Thank you so much for doing these. They are wonderful and full of great information!”

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Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additude.com/webinars/


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Updated on January 28, 2019

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