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ADHD Workshop and Support Group

Date(s) - 09/14/2021
7:30 pm

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Join CHADD of Nassau County For Our Workshop Presentation & Support Group!


“Children & Adolescents Diagnosed with ADHD and the Implications in Educational Settings”

Presented by Dr. Marsha Harris

Registration is Required to Attend

Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation containing meeting access detail.

What you’ll takeaway from this session

By the end of this presentation you will better understand the psycho-educational process behind assessing children and adolescents with ADHD in the school setting. The specific classification(s) in relation to the Individuals with Disability Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) associated with various disorders, will also be discussed.

Differences between an Individual Education Plan (IEP), versus a 504 Accommodation Plan, and measures typically used to assess ADHD in children will be shared. This, in addition to the importance of cultural and socioeconomic considerations, and implications when diagnosing and/or classifying children with ADHD will also be highlighted.

Presenter’s Bio

Dr. Marsha Harris is an experienced certified and pupil personnel licensed school psychologist in the District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Virginia, and the state of Maryland; with an educational and training background in clinical psychology. Dr. Harris received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Howard University and has two Masters Degrees from Argosy University, in Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology, and in Clinical Psychology. She completed her doctoral program residency at the Art Institute of Washington.

She has worked as a behavioral technician conducting behavioral modification techniques with autistic children and performed field psychological research in clinical interviewing and administering research, based psychological assessment tools. She has participated on a study at Georgetown University Hospital Lombardi Cancer Center pediatric ward, and received publication acknowledgments on both research studies.

Dr. Harris has had meaningful impact as lead consultant researcher on a Depression study at Kaiser Permanente pediatric department, and as a psychological extern at the National Center for Children and Families. She teaches undergraduate courses in psychology at the Northern Virginia Community College, and continues to work with various school districts; as well as families with children and adolescents with suspected mental health disorders and/or disabilities.

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