By Robert L. Mapou
According to the author's well known workshop, this concise quantity offers clinical and functional tips on assessing studying disabilities and ADHD in adults. It contains directions for getting access to the author's downloadable PowerPoints, in addition to a continual schooling part (3 credit) that's administered through the yank Academy of medical Neuropsychology. subject matters contain definitions of incapacity (including criminal definitions), evaluation, and administration methods (from drugs and treatment to academic and place of work accommodations), and assistive know-how and software program. 3 case examples are supplied, in addition to a pattern file. The ebook is geared toward scientific neuropsychologists and medical psychologists who're desirous about the overview and administration of adults with studying disabilities and/or ADHD.
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