Attention Issues and ADHD: What You Need to Know
With Carol A. Leslie OT/L, ACHT, CWC, of PsychBC
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Description of Presentation
Whether you are questioning if your child has ADHD or if you already have a diagnosis and are in need of new strategies, Carol A. Leslie, OT/L, ACHT, CWC, of PsychBC, Inc., will discuss what you need to know when dealing with attention issues. She will answer questions such as: How do I know if my child truly has ADHD or is just an active kid? Why is it important to get a diagnosis and isn't that just labeling my child? What can I do to help my child focus more and be less impulsive besides medication? She will also share coping techniques that can be used both in the home and school environment.
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