MS028: Diagnosing ADHD: Conducting Valid and Comprehensive Assessments

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

Description:

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.

Speaker(s):

Caroline Buzanko, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB