Keeping up with your preschool child is no easy task, but what if her exuberant behavior and inability to follow directions is something more?
In this special encore presentation, Dr. Mark Mahone helps parents understand difference between typical behaviors for preschoolers and the behaviors that may indicate ADHD. He shares with parents the latest research on identifying and treating ADHD in these young children.
Catch our presentation and learn:
• The early signs of ADHD in young children
• The impact of ADHD on families with preschoolers
• How to tell the difference between normal behavior for preschool children and symptoms of ADHD
Dr. Mahone gives guidance to parents on when to consult a medical or mental health professional, and where parents or childcare professionals can find reliable information, resources, and help.
Mark Mahone, PhD, director of the Department of Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the principal investigator of the NIH-funded study, “Development of ADHD in Preschool Children: Neuroimaging and Behavioral Correlates.” Dr. Mahone is also president of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, and an editorial board member of numerous professional journals. His research focuses on brain-behavior relationships in children with disorders such as ADHD, learning disabilities, and sleep disorders.
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