Free Webinar Replay: The Social Lives of Boys with ADHD: Why Traditional Therapy and Social Skills Groups Rarely Work

image“My son hated going to therapy; he complained that the therapist tried to get him to speak about feelings every week.”

“We’ve tried counseling multiple times, but my son really did not get anything else out of it.”

“My son refuses to go to his ‘lunch bunch’ social skills team at school.  He says all the youngsters in it are bizarre.”

The questions despatched to ADDitude’s new ADHD in Boys expert, social employee Ryan Wexelblatt, come from folks across the nation who face a commonplace challenge: How do you assist a boy with ADHD who struggles to ascertain and take care of friendships, master his executive functions, and take responsibility for his own movements.

During this webinar Ryan will speak about:

  • Why therapy isn't designed for boys with ADHD, and what works better.
  • What are the most commonplace social learning challenges, and how you'll cope with them.
  • What government functioning challenges get in the method, and how you'll be able to work on the ones.
  • Why is it so laborious to seek out lend a hand given how common ADHD is in boys?
  • Where do I start and what do I address first?
  • “I thought he would develop out of this” Why parents dispose of getting help.

Here, Ryan Wexelblatt describes the challenges he encounters maximum continuously in his younger male patients with ADHD, and provides lifelike methods and answers for folks who want to lend a hand their sons develop and mature into healthy, glad men.

Webinar replays come with:

  • Slides accompanying the webinar
  • Related assets from ADDitude
  • Free newsletter updates about ADHD

This ADHD Experts webinar was once first broadcast continue to exist May 1, 2019.


Meet the Expert Speaker:

Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and School Social Worker who also contributes skilled Q&As to ADDitude’s ADHD in Boys series.  He is the facilitator of the ADHD Dude Facebook Group and YouTube channel. Ryan makes a speciality of operating with men (ages 5-22) who provide with ADHD, anxiousness with ADHD, and learning differences; he makes a speciality of instructing social cognitive skills to boys from a male point of view.

Ryan is the Director of Ride the Wave Counseling and Summer Trip Camp in Linwood, New Jersey. Originally from the Philadelphia house, Ryan has offered at the International Conference on ADHD, the Social Thinking Global Providers’ Conference in addition to many regional conferences on topics concerning social skills with boys.


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