Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)

How ADHD impairs major life activities and what you can do about it

February 16, 2017

The symptoms of ADHD affected more than school performance. They reach into every aspect of life and can impair major life activities at work, school, socially and financially. Dr. Russell A. Barkley, researcher and author of "Taking Charge of Adult ADHD," will discuss how ADHD impairs major life activities and answer questions about ADHD during this special Ask the Expert Webinar presentation. Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is Research Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, NY and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a Diplomate in three specialties, Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP). Dr. Barkley is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has authored, co-authored, or co-edited 20 books and clinical manuals and published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders. He is the Editor of the bimonthly clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report. He has presented more than 600 invited addresses internationally and appeared on the nationally televised 60 Minutes, the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many other programs on behalf of those with ADHD. In 1996, he was awarded the C. Anderson Aldrich Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics for his research career in child development. He has received several awards from the American Psychological Association for his contributions to research in ADHD, to clinical practice, and for the dissemination of science. In 1998, he received the Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research from the Section on Clinical Child Psychology, (now Division 53) of the American Psychological Association. In 2002, he received the Dissemination Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, Division 12, of the American Psychological Association for his career long efforts to dispel misconceptions about ADHD and to educate the public and other professionals about the science of this disorder. And in 2004, he received an award for distinguished service to the profession of psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. In 2012, Dr. Barkley was given the Distinguished Career Award from the Division of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

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