Understanding Autism & ADHD to Promote Long-Term Success
September 20, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Audience Focus—Parents, Caregivers and Professionals
Synopsis: This workshop will provide an overview of the complex nature of Autism and ADHD, as well as the associated strengths and challenges. Executive functions are discussed, along with practical intervention techniques to promote long-term success in all areas of functioning. Valuable information regarding common medications often prescribed will also be reviewed.
Bio: Dr. Caroline Buzanko is a Registered Psychologist who has worked with individuals with autism and their families for 20 years. She also specializes in the assessment and treatment of learning difficulties, ADHD, and anxiety. She facilitates various therapeutic groups, including social skills, anger management, and parent support groups; and presents various workshops on autism, ADHD, executive functions, and behaviour management across North America. Dr. Buzanko supervises and instructs Master-level students and works regularly with school and community professionals, children, and parents.