MS028: Diagnosing ADHD: Conducting Valid and Comprehensive Assessments

Thursday, February 20, 2014 2:00 PM–3:50 PM


This mini-skills session delineates a comprehensive approach to diagnosing ADHD beyond symptom cut points. In this workshop, participants will learn: a) strategies to increase the likelihood of obtaining valid assessment results; b) how to integrate the data to highlight students’ areas of strengths and challenges; and c) how to link data to intervention, thereby creating meaningful and effective recommendations for students to maximize their success in all areas of functioning.


Caroline Buzanko, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB