CHADD Presents Dr. Mary Solanto: ADHD in College Students

A session at CHADD Presents Dr. Mary Solanto: ADHD in College Students

Monday 1st February, 2016

6:00pm to 7:30pm (EST)

CHADD of New York Presents:
ADHD in College Students
Mary V. Solanto, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, NYU School of Medicine
Monday, February 1st, 2016

Students with ADHD face particular challenges when they transition to college. They are now entirely responsible for “executive” self-management functions, including managing short and long-term assignments, structuring their time, and maintaining organization – functions that were previously supported by parents and teachers. Students also face many new distractions and temptations, for which they may not have yet developed adequate self-control.

In this presentation, you will learn

The challenges that college students with ADHD face with respect to time-management, organization, and planning
The impact that these challenges can have on academic performance – and student satisfaction
Some strategies for prioritizing and overcoming procrastination
The role of medication
Helpful accommodations

Join us for an exciting evening where you will learn about College Students and ADHD.

Dr. Solanto is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. She is involved in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults and children. Dr. Solanto developed a new treatment for ADHD in adults, that was designated the Innovative Program of the Year by CHADD (2011) and published as a manual for therapists. Dr. Solanto is a member of the editorial/advisory boards of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and the Journal of Attention Disorders. She serves on the professional advisory boards of CHADD, and NCLD, and APSARD. Dr. Solanto’s publications include numerous scholarly papers and an edited volume on the neuroscience of stimulant drug action in ADHD.

Target audience: College students, High school seniors, and their parents, Educators and school placement counselors

Date & Time: Feb 1st, 5:55PM (Doors close soon after) to 7:30PM

Where: 65 East 89th Street, Manhattan (The Parish Office of St Thomas More, between Madison and Park Avenues)

Meetings are free, with a $10 donation requested. Please leave the kids at home. No food, please.

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Time 6:00pm7:30pm EST

Date Mon 1st February 2016

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