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Ask the Expert Online Series

The NRC's monthly chats provide the opportunity to ask questions of leading experts on ADHD.

Our September Ask the Expert:

Dr. Joshua Langberg Who: Joshua M. Langberg, PhD
What: Helping Kids with ADHD Succeed in School: Homework, Organization & Planning Tips
When: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, 3:00 - 4:00 PM (Eastern).
  Webinar Recording and Slides

  • When was the last time your child with ADHD brought home straight A’s on her report card? 
  • How often does your child with ADHD do all his homework – without fifteen reminders?

Youth with ADHD often have problems completing homework, organizing school materials, using time efficiently, and planning ahead for the completion of school tasks. In this Ask the Expert webinar, Joshua Langberg, will discuss practical strategies that parents/caregivers and educators can implement at home and school to improve academic performance.

About Joshua M. Langberg, PhD

Joshua M. Langberg, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he serves as Co-Director for the Center for ADHD Research, Education, and Service - http://www.adhd.vcu.edu/index.html.

Dr. Langberg’s research and professional interests are focused on improving the academic performance of children and adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  He has published extensively on the academic/school functioning of students with ADHD and factors associated with academic success - http://www.psychology.vcu.edu/people/langberg.shtml.

His school-based intervention research is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Dr. Langberg developed, evaluated, and published the Homework, Organization and Planning Skills (HOPS) intervention to address the specific academic difficulties frequently experienced by youth with ADHD - http://www.nasponline.org/publications/booksproducts/N1108.aspx.

Recordings: Available to the public 2-3 days following the chat.
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