INSTANT ACCESS! In this audio webinar and slide presentation of “Overcoming Academic Obstacles,” William Pelham Jr., Ph.D., you will learn:
1. Advantages of starting behavior therapy early
2. How behavior therapy paired with medication can help severe symptoms of ADHD
3. Why behavioral training alone may be sufficient for some kids with ADHD to function well in school, home, and peer settings
4. The life skills behavior therapy can teach
5. Detailed approaches parents and teachers can use to implement behavior therapy consistently at home and school
Meet the expert: William Pelham, Jr. Ph.D., director of the Center for Children and Families at Florida International University (FIU), is a distinguished professor of psychology who studies ADHD in children and adolescents. Pelham studies treatment development and evaluation, including behavioral treatments, pharmacotherapy, and the combination of the two. Most recently, the treatment research has focused on dosing and sequencing in behavioral, pharmacological, and combined interventions. His summer treatment program for ADHD children has been recognized by the Society of Clinical and Adolescent Psychology and the Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice of the American Psychological Association (APA), by Children with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as a model program, and is widely recognized as the state of the art in treatment for children and adolescents with ADHD.
This live webinar was originally sponsored by
SOAR: is a non-profit summer camp, boarding school, and gap year program for youth and young adults diagnosed with ADHD and other Learning Disabilities. For 40 years, SOAR has given participants opportunities to build friendships, develop life skills, and experience success through incredible outdoor adventures. SOAR offers outdoor adventure programs throughout the United States in North Carolina, Florida, New York, Wyoming, and California, and internationally in Costa Rica, Belize, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
ADDitude webinar sponsors have no role in the selection of guest speakers, the speaker’s presentation, or any other aspect of the webinar production.