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FERRARI BRAIN WITH BICYCLE BREAKS: SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH ADHD
October 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Presenter: Patric Mattek, Ph.D., PKM Clinical Solutions LLC
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. Dr. Mattek specializes in the assessment and treatment of ADHD. He will provide a clear definition
of the executive functions and updates on the most recent research in this area. 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.