Autism Spectrum Disorder

Free Webinar Replay: A Parents’ Guide to Social Skills Strategies for Children with ADHD or Autism (or Both)

In this hour-long webinar-on-demand, learn social skills strategies for children with ADHD or autism (or both), Mark Bertin, M.D.

Strong friendships are a vital support for a child’s overall happiness and resilience, from elementary school through high school. Both ADHD and autism affect peer relationships at those ages–and many children have symptoms of both. This can have serious and heartbreaking consequences.

How can parents sort out whether ADHD or autism is causing the social challenges their children face? More importantly, how can parents best support social skills growth and success? Should they try behavioral therapy or speech language therapy, individual or group therapy? What role does medication play in sharpening social skills? What can parents do at home to foster a child’s social abilities? The good news is that there are solutions, strategies, and hope for families living with these conditions.

In this webinar, parents will learn:

  • The impact of ADHD on social emotional development
  • How autism affects social and emotional skills
  • Which clinical interventions best support social emotional abilities
  • How to support social emotional skills at home
  • How to decide between the various options for intervention available for children with ADHD and autism.

Webinar replays include:

  • Slides accompanying the webinar
  • Related resources from ADDitude
  • Free newsletter updates about ADHD
  • An opportunity to receive a certificate of attendance

This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on January 22, 2020.


Meet the Expert Speakers:

Dr. Bertin is a developmental pediatrician and author of How Children Thrive, Mindful Parenting for ADHD and The Family ADHD Solution, which integrate mindfulness into the rest of evidence-based pediatric care. He is a contributing author for the book Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens. Dr. Bertin is on faculty at New York Medical College and the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and on the advisory boards for the non-profits Common Sense Media and Reach Out and Read. He is a regular contributor to Mindful Magazine, and his blog is available through Mindful.org and Psychology Today. For more information, please visit his website at www.developmentaldoctor.com.


Webinar Sponsor

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ADDitude thanks our sponsors for supporting our webinars. Sponsorship has no influence on speaker selection or webinar content.

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