ADHD Support Services (4 items)
LDA Minnesota provides resources specializing in Learning Disabilities (LD) and/or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for individuals of all ages. Our services are tailored to meet individual needs from diverse backgrounds. They are services designed for you and for your child, as well as for professionals serving individuals with learning challenges.
April 7, 2015
Deciding whether or not to use medication for treating ADHD can be overwhelming. This workshop will provide a brief review of ADHD diagnostic criteria and assessment, with a detailed discussion regarding medication management and related decisions. Most common medications will be discussed. Bring your questions.
May 5, 2015
Executive functioning deficits – Executive functions are a variety of "higher-order" mental processes and behaviors. It uses the parts of the brain to enable an individual to regulate themselves and problem solve. It is what helps us be flexible or inflexible, monitor our emotions in the moment or feel out of control, etc. It is the part of the brain that helps us organize our thoughts and to keep and sustain our attention. Many individuals with ADHD or LD struggle in the area of executive functioning. Come learn more about this topic as well as suggested strategies and interventions for the different executive functioning areas.
April 21, 2015
Do you struggle with reading, with penmanship or typing, with spelling or grammar, taking notes, getting your thoughts organized and on paper, remembering information, or time management and scheduling? Attendees will learn about several technology based tools to help one become more independent, productive, and successful. A brief overview of how accommodations and Assistive Technology (AT) is brought into the collegiate and career setting will be addressed. Content covered is for students in college (or entering into college) and adults in the career setting. Mac and PC; and iOS
After getting an assessment, what if I need more help? I've had all the testing done through the school, but how do I make sense of it? You may want to in schedule a professional consultation with LDA Minnesota’s qualified, knowledgeable specialists. LDA Minnesota can offer suggestions, action steps, and support for the following areas: