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ADHD: Supporting Misunderstood Minds: Special Topics in Special Needs

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Tue, Apr 25, 2017: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Understanding ADHD begins with an awareness of how the brain’s attention and organization systems function.  Dr. Korb will show how the individual variations in these abilities affect how a child learns and behaves and will provide behavioral, educational, and medical strategies to address these differences. Participants will leave with an understanding of how the attention system functions, how a diagnosis of ADHD is made, interventions to support attention, strategies to build organizational skills, and the types of medications used to treat attention dysfunctions.

Designed for First 5 Partners and other local professionals. Parents welcome! Certificates are available upon request, indicating hours earned against the Infant-Family Early Childhood Mental Health Guidelines.

Damon Korb, M.D., a board certified behavioral and developmental pediatrician, examines the neurodevelopmental brain functions that determine how a child learns, behaves and socializes. With the opening of the Center for Developing Minds in 2005, Dr. Korb has held pivotal roles in the establishment of three unique clinics in Santa Clara County that serve children with developmental variations. 

 

Date: 
Tue, Apr 25, 2017: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: 
Parents Helping Parents
1400 Parkmoor Ave Suite 100 Mtg Room 3
95126 San Jose , CA
US
Fee description: 

Free

Contact name: 
Zoe Folger
Contact phone: 
(408) 727-5775
Contact email: 
Presented in: 
English