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Listen to “’What Do You Mean?’ Language Processing Deficits in Children with ADHD” with Gail J. Richard, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

In this podcast, Gail J. Richard, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, explains common language-processing disorders and provides suggestions for developing stronger skills.

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Listen to “’What Do You Mean?’ Language Processing Deficits in Children with ADHD” with Gail Richard, Ph.D.

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Gail Richard, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, explains how to recognize language-processing disorders and pursue an accurate diagnosis.

In this episode:

  • How to differentiate language-processing deficits from auditory processing challenges and ADHD symptoms
  • Common signs of language-processing disorders in children
  • How language-processing challenges affect a child’s social skills
  • How to compensate for language-processing problems
  • Tips and strategies for addressing language-processing challenges at home and in school

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Listener testimonials:

  • “This was SO informative! As a parent of a child with ADHD and an SLP I plan on sharing this with many people who will also find the information beneficial. Thank you!”
  • “This was a really wonderful podcast. I’m an RN with ADHD and have always known I have a processing disorder but wasn’t certain which one, etc. now I know it’s all of them, including some minor dyslexia symptoms at times! What a relief to have a diagnosis that fits my symptoms! Thank you so much!!”
  • “Thank you for sharing your expertise. I have really appreciated the opportunity to learn more about language processing disorders. “

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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.additudemag.com/webinars/


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