Understanding and Working with Your Clients with ADHD

~ Columbine ~

This presentation will present a basic understanding of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, including prevalence, etiology, symptoms, and common myths. It will also share current and emerging research regarding ADHD and financial well-being. The presenter will present the seven executive functions (EFs) that are commonly impaired by ADHD (Barkley, 2013) and outline how understanding impairments in executive functioning experienced in ADHD adults may assist the financial therapist or planner in identifying and addressing unseen barriers to success for the ADHD client. The presenter also will offer practical tips for understanding and working with ADHD clients as well as professional resources for further information.