Adult Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Research-Informed Assessment

Paperback | December 17, 2008

byRobert L. Mapou

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Based on the author's popular workshop, this concise volume provides scientific and practical guidance on assessing learning disabilities and ADHD in adults. It includes instructions for accessing the author's downloadable PowerPoints, as well as a Continuing Education component (3 credits)that is administered by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. Topics include definitions of disability (including legal definitions), assessment, and management approaches (from medications and therapy to educational and workplace accommodations), and assistive technology and software. Three case examples are provided, along with a sample report. The book isaimed at clinical neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists who are involved in the assessment and management of adults with learning disabilities and/or ADHD.

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Based on the author's popular workshop, this concise volume provides scientific and practical guidance on assessing learning disabilities and ADHD in adults. It includes instructions for accessing the author's downloadable PowerPoints, as well as a Continuing Education component (3 credits)that is administered by the American Academy o...

Robert L. Mapou received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Emory University, in Atlanta, GA and completed pre- and post-doctoral training in neuropsychology in Atlanta and in Boston, MA. He is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Since 1993, he has been a clinical neu...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 5.98 × 9.09 × 0.51 inPublished:December 17, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019537178X

ISBN - 13:9780195371789

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Table of Contents

Continuing Education CreditsAuthor's Workshop Materials1. What is a Disability? What is a Learning Disability?2. Research on Learning Disabilities in Adults3. Research on ADHD in Adults4. Research-Informed Assessment of Adult Learning Disabilities and ADHD5. Client Feedback and Documentation6. Accommodations and Interventions7. Case ExamplesAppendix- Sample ReportReferencesIndexAbout the Author

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"This extremely accessible book not only provides a cogent review of the literature, but also delves into the practical aspects of assessing adult ADHD and learning disabilities. For students and experienced clinicians alike, this book offers a valuable learning experience." -Doodys's, a five star review!