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“When Dyslexia and ADHD Overlap: Symptoms, Misconceptions, and Interventions” [Video Replay & Podcast #403]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#403), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on June 1, 2022.

Episode Description

ADHD and dyslexia are separate conditions that often co-occur. In fact, it is estimated that about half of people with ADHD also have a learning disorder, the most common of which is dyslexia.

ADHD is a neurological condition characterized by inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity. Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability characterized by difficulties with accurate and fluent word recognition, spelling, and reading decoding. Although the two share some common traits, they are distinctly different. Proper assessment to identify and differentiate both conditions is critical.

In this webinar, we will discuss both ADHD and dyslexia, symptoms they may have in common, and ways in which they differ. We will also discuss treatment implications if both dyslexia and ADHD are present.

This webinar will also cover the following:

  • Key signs and traits of ADHD and dyslexia
  • Differences between ADHD and dyslexia
  • How children with both conditions differ from those with just one or the other
  • Effective interventions for children with co-occurring ADHD and dyslexia

Watch the Video Replay

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Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

If you attended the live webinar on June 1, 2022, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »


Meet the Expert Speaker

Cheryl Chase, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Independence, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She specializes in the diagnostic and neuropsychological assessment of various conditions impacting children, adolescents, and young adults including ADHD, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Learning Disorders, and emotional concerns. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Chase is also an accomplished speaker at the local and national levels, leading workshops on such timely topics as executive functioning, dyslexia/dysgraphia, and creative ways to support those who struggle in school. Finally, Dr. Chase serves as an adjunct instructor at several colleges in the Cleveland area. She is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association, the American Psychological Association, and Learning Disabilities Association of America. For more information, please visit ChasingYourPotential.com or Dr. Chase’s LinkedIn page.


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