FERRARI BRAIN WITH BICYCLE BRAKES: SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH ADHD
February 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ferrari Brain with Bicycle Brakes: Supporting Students with ADHD
Presenter: Patric Mattek, Ph.D.
Dr. Patric Mattek, a clinical psychologist, will discuss the nature and neurobiology of the Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and our brain’s executive functions. The impact of potential deficits in executive functioning will be discussed, as will the construct of ADHD. Youth with deficits in executive functioning can face significant challenges in school, socially, and at home. Dr. Mattek will discuss potential interventions and strategies for promoting success across those domains.