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Live Webinar on June 1: When Dyslexia and ADHD Overlap: Symptoms, Misconceptions, and Interventions

Not available June 1? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.ADHD and dyslexia are separate conditions that often co-occur. In fact, it is estimated that about half of people with ADHD also have a learning disorder, the most common of which is dyslexia.ADHD is a neurological condition characterized by inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity.

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability characterized by difficulties with accurate and fluent word recognition, spelling, and reading decoding. Although the two share some common traits, they are distinctly different. Proper assessment to identify and differentiate both conditions is critical.In this webinar, we will discuss both ADHD and dyslexia, symptoms they may have in common, and ways in which they differ.

We will also discuss treatment implications if both dyslexia and ADHD are present.This webinar will also cover the following:Have a question for our expert? There will be an opportunity to post questions for the presenter during the live webinar.Cheryl Chase, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Independence, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She specializes in the diagnostic and neuropsychological assessment of various conditions impacting children, adolescents, and young adults including ADHD, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Learning Disorders, and emotional concerns. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr.

Chase is also an accomplished speaker at the local and national levels, leading workshops on such timely topics as executive functioning, dyslexia/dysgraphia, and creative ways to support those who struggle in school. Finally, Dr. Chase serves as an adjunct

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Not available June 1? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.ADHD and dyslexia are separate conditions that often co-occur. In fact, it is estimated that about half of people with ADHD also have a learning disorder, the most common of which is dyslexia.ADHD is a neurological condition characterized by inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity.
dyscalculia is neither well-known nor well-understood among educators and clinicians. Roughly 5%-7% of students in the United States have this math-based learning disability.1, 2 Still, dyslexia is studied and discussed in scientific journals nearly 14 times more frequently than is dyscalculia.3In other words, children with developmental dyscalculia are quite likely slipping through the cracks at school and at the doctor’s office.

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