Extended Time Improves Reading Comprehension Test Scores for Adolescents with ADHD

“Allowing extended time for adolescents with ADHD to complete tests involving reading may help to compensate for their impairments of working memory and processing speed, allowing them to score closer to their actual verbal abilities.”

TDAH, Funciones Ejecutivas y Exito Escolar – en Español/Spanish

by: Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, Maestra en Ciencias Hace cinco años, la mayoría de los padres y maestros de estudiantes con TDA no sospechaba siquiera que el éxito académico de un niño está supeditado al desarrollo sólido de sus funciones ejecutivas. Hoy en día, sin embargo, muchos padres informados y educadores han caído en la … Read more

CHANGES TO THE DSM – HOW THEY WILL AFFECT YOU

CHANGES TO THE DSM HOW THEY WILL AFFECT YOU The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) Is Changing! This Manual Determines the Criteria for Diagnosing Disabilities, Including ADHD How Will These Changes Affect You? [This meeting is appropriate for Adults, Parents, Educators and ADHD Treatment Professionals] Dr. Mary Solanto will fill us in … Read more

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