Originally recorded on March 4, 2014. A person's level of motivation is tied to his emotions where ADHD is concerned. Dr. Thomas E. Brown discusses the interrelationship between emotions and motivation: • Emotional regulation and a person's sense of motivation • Why getting started on a project can be difficult for someone affected by ADHD • How to take control of one's emotions and motivation.
What happens when you run into issues with identification or evaluation of your student for services under Section 504? What if you are past the evaluation process, but have issues or concerns with the implementation of your child’s 504 plan? You will learn how to use information to advocate for your child in these and other situations.
ADHD is one of the most well researched medical conditions. Despite all the research, myths and misunderstandings still exist. Dr. Edward “Ned” Hallowell breaks down the most important aspects of the disorder. He clarifies the distinction between ADHD and ADD, answers the questions, Is ADHD on the rise? and reviews what's new or promising in ADHD research.
Part I: What the Dear Colleague Letter Says and Why It is Important The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance to schools clarifying their responsibilities and how they should be helping students with ADHD. If your child has attention or behavioral challenges at school you may be curious about 504 plans and what the OCR guidance means.