ADHD and African American Students

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday March 31, 2010 - Thursday April 1, 2010
      4:00 pm - 4:59 pm
  • Location: room 117, Student Services Building
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  • Fee(s):
    Free
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Contact

Michell Temple
ADAPTS
404-894-2563 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: A seminar in conjunction with the Institute's annual Disability Awareness Days

Full Summary: Seminar participants will explore the impact of myth, stereotype, and stigma on ADHD in African American college students and discuss the development of a cross-cultural assistance approach.

ADAPTS and Pi Kappa Phi co-sponsor a conversation on "ADHD and African American Students" as part of Disability Awareness Days. This is the last of three topics to be explored during the day.

About this Lecture:
Seminar participants will explore the impact of myth, stereotype, and stigma on ADHD in African American college students and discuss the development of a cross-cultural assistance approach. Participants will also engage in case discussions that incorporates psycho-social and cross-cultural interventions and examine new medication advances for the treatment of AD/HD. 

About Disability Awareness Days:
Each year ADAPTS hosts a series of events over several days with the goal of to promoting heightened awareness, acceptance, and understanding of persons with disabilities within the Georgia Tech community. This year’s theme, "Exploring the Relativity of Normal," was selected to give the Tech community an opportunity to investigate the qualitative and quantitative constructs of ability.

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Keywords
ADAPTS, ADHD, african american, disability, diversity
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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 18, 2010 - 12:24pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:51pm