Adult Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Research-Informed Assessment

Adult Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Research-Informed Assessment

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Based on the author's popular workshop, this concise volume provides scientific and practical guidance on assessing learning disabilities and ADHD in adults. It includes instructions for accessing the author's downloadable PowerPoints, as well as a Continuing Education component (3 credits) that is administered by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. Topics include definitions of disability (including legal definitions), assessment, and management approaches (from medications and therapy to educational and workplace accommodations), and assistive technology and software. Three case examples are provided, along with a sample report. The book is aimed at clinical neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists who are involved in the assessment and management of adults with learning disabilities and ADHD.(2005) have since published a structured manual and client guide for their program. Rostain and Ramsay (2006) reported on an ... In their study, there was no medicationonly control group. Over 80 percent of the participants had at least one cooccurring disorder at the time of the study. Treatment included psychoeducationanbsp;...

Title:Adult Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Research-Informed Assessment
Author:Robert L. Mapou
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2008-11-03


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