“Worry Less: Managing Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with ADHD and Learning Differences” [Video Replay & Podcast #254]

Episode Description


Anxiety is commonplace among school-aged children, and those with ADHD are at higher risk than their peers. Children could also be nervous as a result of their attention deficit disorder makes existence tough, or they'll have annoyed consideration issues as a result of an underlying anxiety disorder. The importance of a correct analysis to differentiate the principle analysis — anxiety or ADHD — is significant to managing signs as a kid grows. Remember that anxiety in a circle of relatives member will impact everybody else. Effective treatments exist for anxiety and attention problems, and each and every circle of relatives will want to consider which is perhaps to help.

Here, pediatricians and authors Eileen Costello, M.D., and Perri Klass, M.D.will speak about the high prevalence of anxiety problems in children with ADHD and learning variations. Learn about ways that anxiety can precede and accompany those diagnoses as youngsters and households broaden methods to deal with a global no longer designed with them in mind.

In this webinar you'll learn:

  • The occurrence of anxiety in children with ADHD and learning variations
  • How symptoms of a number one anxiety disorder overlap and are distinct from signs of ADHD
  • Why evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the “gold same old” for remedy of childhood anxiety
  • How families can increase language to help youngsters perceive and discuss their anxiety
  • The significance of creating “misery tolerance” in formative years and early life to decrease risks of resorting to dangerous stress-management habits 

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Meet the Expert Speakers

Eileen Costello, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and the Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center. She maintains a primary care practice with a focal point on children with developmental variations and psychological health issues. She and Dr. Klass are the co-authors of Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn’t Fit In (Ballantine, 2003). They are operating on a brand new edition with an expected newsletter in 2020. | See expert’s full bio »

Perri Klass, M.D., is Professor of Pediatrics and Journalism at New York University. She writes ceaselessly on subjects of relevance to children and families, together with the weekly column, “The Checkup,” in The New York Times. She teaches pediatric citizens in the primary care program at Bellevue Hospital in New York. She is the National Medical Director of Reach Out and Read. She and Dr. Costello are co-authors of Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn’t Fit In. | See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

  • “I really cherished the excellent slides! I think I can have in mind the ideas discussed in the webinar a lot better than previous on-line talks because of the main points in the slides.”
  • “I'm a director of a preschool, I discovered so much from this webinar. Thank you so much.”
  • “I preferred description of how incremental remedy of anxiety ‘inch by inch’ works!”

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