ADHD/LD SEMINAR SERIES 2010-2011
For Parents, Teachers, & Clinicians
Avner Stern, Ph.D., Behavioral Health Specialists, Inc
October 18, 2010
Family and Learning Issues in Children & Teens with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism
Presenter: Mike Sumler, LMFT, Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders
Strategies and suggestions for helping and living with children on the autism spectrum.
November 15, 2010
Handwriting Skills: The “Write” Facts
Presenter: Sarah Banker, OTR/L, Children’s Therapy Group.
Information on the basics of handwriting in the elementary-age child, how to identify legibility problems,
and steps to take to improve this important skill.
January 24, 2011
Advances in ADHD Treatment: Medication and Beyond
Presenter: William Hale, M.D., Sastun Center
Dr. Hale discusses advances in medication and non-pharmacological approaches to treating children,
teens, and adults with Attention Deficit.
February 28, 2011
College Search Process for Students with ADHD &Learning Disabilities, and Obtaining a Good
Evaluation & Documentation for Colleg & ACT/SAT Accommodations
Presenters: Heidi Price, MSW, College-Match, LLC; Avner Stern, Ph.D., Behavioral Health Specialists
This presentation provides practical guidance on the college selection and application process.
March 28, 2011
How to Really Evaluate Dyslexia (Reading Disability)
Presenter: Trudy Stegelman Odle, MS.Ed. LD/Dyslexia Specialist, Educational Consultant
Important information on “best practices” for the evaluation and treatment of dyslexia.
April 18, 2011
ADHD and Working Memory Deficits: A Research Supported Approach to Treatment**
Presenter: Avner Stern, Ph.D., Behavioral Health Specialists, Inc
Working memory is an essential cognitive function, necessary for a wide range of tasks related to attention
and focus. It is a key predictor of school and learning success, and is a key deficit in many individuals with
ADHD, learning problems, and victims of stroke & brain injury. This presentation provides an overview of
working memory and its effects. It will also highlight a new and innovative method of treating memory
deficits, Cogged Working Memory Training.
LOCATION: Indian Creek Technology Center, 4401 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS 66207
TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 pm
COST: $10 per seminar per person, payable at the door. No pre-registration needed.
For information: email@example.com, or (913) 906-9559, ext. 106
** No charge for this presentation