“Equity in ADHD Care: Strategies for Improving Diagnosis and Treatment Among Black and Latinx Children” [Video Replay & Podcast #352]

Episode Description


Clinicians and parents are more and more recognizing the inequities in ADHD care for Black and Latinx children. Children of color inadequately treated for ADHD face critical penalties at school and experience long-term detrimental impacts on well being and well-being. Expert Dr. Tumaini Coker will address these diagnostic and treatment disparities, the damaging affect of these inequities, and how the medical network can adapt Parent Behavioral Training programs to lend a hand meet the wishes of those households and succeed in fairness in ADHD care.

In this webinar, you're going to learn to:

  • Recognize and assess disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD for black and Latinx children
  • Evaluate how those disparities, compounded with structural racism, can impact the well being and long-term well-being of those kids
  • Explore techniques to reduce these disparities in care

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Tumaini Rucker Coker, M.D., MBA is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of General Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She additionally serves as Director of Research at Seattle Children’s Center for Diversity & Health Equity. Her research focuses on community-engaged design and analysis of leading edge interventions to scale back socioeconomic disparities of care among children, and on primary care follow redesign for children in low-income communities. Dr. Coker practices primary care and teaches clinical scholars and citizens at Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic. | See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

“Very helpful and grounding. This webinar highlighted ongoing need for paintings on fairness and development of talents and consciousness thru range coaching and introspective work.”

“Thank you for being so intentional and including the historic info that affect our African American children and households!”

“She was once a gorgeous speaker with great perception and I discovered so much!”

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