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||Barbara Howard, MD|
||ADHD and ODD in Children|
||Oct. 17, 2012, 3:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time|
ADHD in childhood can be complicated by co-occurring conditions. Some children and their families also contend with the symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). Children and their parents struggle as they deal with the symptoms of ADHD and a recurrent pattern of negative, defiant, disobedient and hostile behavior toward authority figures, including family members, teachers and other adults, caused by ODD.
The most effective treatment addresses both disorders and the needs of the child. Dr. Barbara Howard of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has worked extensively with children and families coping with ADHD and ODD. She will discuss both disorders, their joint treatment and practical ways for families to help their children and move forward in a positive and healthy way in life.
About Barbara Howard, MD
Barbara Howard, MD, is the president, Total Child Health, Inc. and an assistant professor of Pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician. She is a very popular national speaker on child behavior problems and is past president of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Dr. Howard has served on national committees of the American Academy of Pediatrics.