Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment disorder characterized by reduced attention, increased impulsivity and increased hyperactivity. Speech-language pathologists must consider the impact that ADHD traits can have on an individual's ability to efficiently and fluently communicate.
In this 54-minute film, Joseph Donaher, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, introduces the clinical characteristics of ADHD, the literature on stuttering and ADHD, and clinical management accommodations that may improve therapeutic outcomes for children who stutter who present with coexisting attention and focusing concerns.
Filmed at the 9th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, St. Catherine's College, Oxford, UK, September 2011. Filmed and edited by Bob O'Brien, Video Design Productions, Inc., Lake Zurich, IL.
ASHA CEUs for this and other Stuttering Foundation products are available at www.stutteringCEUS.org