The Help Group: Virtual Distinguished Lecturer Series

When ADHD and Asperger Syndrome Overlap: What to Look For and How to Intervene

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Thomas E. Brown, PhD

 Course Description:

Some very bright children, teens and adults focus very well and work hard for tasks and activities that strongly interest them, yet they have much difficulty in focusing and working hard for tasks in school or work that are important, but do not interest them. Some also have chronic difficulty in social relationships, finding it difficult to understand others’ point of view. Dr. Thomas Brown, author of a new book, ADHD and Asperger Syndrome, will describe updated strategies and treatments to understand and help those with such difficulties to improve their executive functioning and social interaction.

 

 

The Science of Healthy Social Interactions for Youth with Autism, ADHD, and Other Social Challenges 

Elizabeth Laugeson, PsyD

Course Description:

This lecture will focus on evidence-based strategies for teaching social skills related to making and keeping friends, dating, finding and maintaining employment, and handling bullying. Attendees will be provided with concrete strategies for promoting healthy social interactions for youth with ASD, ADHD, and other social challenges based on the world-renowned UCLA PEERS program.

 

Online bookings are not available for this event.

Date And Time
Date(s) - July 17, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
organizer
The Help Group

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