“The Right Questions to Ask Before, During, and After an ADHD Diagnosis” [Video Replay & Podcast #421]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#421), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on September 15, 2022.

Episode Description

My kid might have ADHD? What does that even mean? Do they really need an evaluation? Who can evaluate and diagnose ADHD? Do we need a specialist? Everyone seems to have a different answer to these questions.

Turns out one of the most confusing aspects of having a child with ADHD is the fact that many types of professionals may be involved in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. Because getting an ADHD evaluation can be both time-intensive and expensive, it’s important to be educated about what options exist, what to expect during the process, and what questions to ask the professionals.

In this webinar, Dr. Norrine Russell, founder of Russell Coaching for Students and creator of the Connected Coaching for Complex Students model, will provide parents with the key questions they need to ask before, during, and after an ADHD assessment and diagnosis.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Why it’s critically important for parents to become educated about best practices for diagnosing and treating childhood ADHD
  • The main reasons for confusion about who to see and when to see them in the case of concern about ADHD
  • The list of questions you should have prepared for the first appointment for the evaluation
  • The list of questions you should take with you to the feedback session after the evaluation
  • What to know about follow-up appointments with each member of your child’s ADHD team and what questions to ask every three months, every six months, and annually

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Dr. Norrine Russell is the owner of Russell Coaching for Students, which she founded in 2009. Russell Coaching provides academic and ADHD coaching to students across the United States, Canada, and the UK. With over twenty years of experience creating positive youth development and parenting education programs, Dr. Russell has extensive knowledge of child development, learning styles, special needs, and positive parenting philosophies. She blends this knowledge to provide students and parents with comprehensive support and the tools they need to grow and thrive. Dr. Russell has a Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University with a focus on psychology and education.

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