ADHD Resources

Expert Answers

Expert Answers Guides deliver topic-specific insights and information from leading experts. Each guide contains a series of articles written by a national expert.

Self-Esteem and Resilience
Robert Brooks, Ph.D., is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and has served as Director of the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital.

Learning Styles and Emotions
Priscilla L. Vail, M.A.T. (1931-2003), a prominent national educator and speaker for 30 years, was an expert in learning disabilities, dyslexia, and giftedness.

Success Attributes of Kids with Learning Disabilities
Marshall Raskind, Ph.D., is a frequent presenter at international learning disability conferences and is the author of numerous professional publications on learning disabilities.

Understanding AD/HD — Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management, and Myths
Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist and member of the faculty of the University of Utah. He is one of today's leading clinicians, speakers, and authorities on child development and neuropsychology.

How Parents Can Help Young Readers
Susan Hall, Ed.D., is co-author, with Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D., of Straight Talk About Reading and Parenting a Struggling Reader. She has served on the International Dyslexia Association National Board of Directors. Dr. Hall has two children, one of whom has dyslexia.

Helping Older Kids Who Struggle with Reading
In this exclusive series, Dr. Kevin Feldman answers the following questions about Kevin Feldman, Ed.D., is the Director of Reading and Early Intervention with the Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE), where he develops, organizes, and monitors programs related to K-12 literacy and prevention of reading difficulties.

Learning Disabilities and Family Dynamics
Betty Osman, Ph.D., is on the staff of the White Plains Hospital Center, Department of Behavioral Health, Child and Adolescent Services. Dr. Osman serves on the Board of Directors of the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

Helping Young Adults with LD Transition to Employment
Paul Gerber, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Special Education and Disability Policy and the Department of Foundations of Education at VirginiaCommonwealth University.

Helping Teens Develop Daily Living Skills
Arlyn Roffman, Ph.D., is a Professor at Lesley University, where she served as founding director of Threshold, a transition program for young adults with learning disabilities, from 1981 to 1996.