“A Parent’s Guide for Managing Language Processing Disorder” [Video Replay & Podcast #340]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#340), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on January 26, 2021.

Episode Description

The speed at which a child completes tasks, their facility with language, and their ability to pay attention ­– these all influence their everyday ability to function. Children develop these abilities as they mature, but those with language processing disorder can show weaknesses in all three areas over time. This affects their ability to do schoolwork, communicate socially, and get things done.

Understanding these deficits, and the way they influence each other, is the first step in managing them. The next step is to accept, accommodate, and advocate for your child. Armed with the right strategies, parents can ameliorate and improve processing, language, and attention differences.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How language and processing speed overlap with attention
  • The co-occurrence of learning disabilities and ADHD — and their effect on language
  • The effect of slow processing speed on social communication and social skills
  • How to find professionals who can help your child manage these challenges
  • How to support children with slow processing speed at home and at school

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Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

If you attended the live webinar on January 26, 2021, 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

Ellen Braaten, Ph.D., is the executive director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. Her most recent book for parents is Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up. | See expert’s full bio »

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Listener Testimonials

  • “As an adult with ADHD and parent of a child with ADHD and a SLP, I thought Ellen Braaten was wonderful. This was pitched at a good level for most to understand and I gained some valuable insights and ideas. Thank you!”
  • “I LOVED this webinar – she gave great information about language processing, who to go to for help, and how speech paths and psychs often work together to help children.”
  • “Excellent presenter. She knew her stuff, as others do, but she engaged the audience and made a difficult subject relatable.”

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