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9th Annual Helen Piehl Distinguished Lecture

  • 09/26/2020
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar

9th Annual Helen Piehl Distinguished Lecture
Event Name: 9th Annual Helen Piehl Distinguished Lecture
Sponsor: West Texas A&M University Center for Learning Disabilities
Type: Continuing Education
Chapter: N/A
Contact Hours: 2
Dates / Times: Saturday, September 26, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description:

FEAR: Reading, Attention/Anxiety and Executive Functions

  • Coexisting conditions with dyslexia and other learning disorders
  • The relationship between dyslexia, ADHD, anxiety and executive functions
  • Criteria for the diagnosis of these conditions, the interactions between them and the effect on the student’s life
  • Review the impact on student’s academic performance and self-regulation of factors such as attention, inhibition, flexibility, planning and working memory
  • General strategies used to address these challenges including educational approaches to address executive functions, psychological interventions, and medical management of ADHD and anxiety disorders
Registration / More Info Link: https://www.wtamu.edu/academics/college-education-social-sciences/department-education/special-programs/center-learning-disabilities/learning-disabilities-lecture-series.html
Presenter(s):

Dr. Eric Tridas is the Medical Director of the Child Development and

President of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Consultants, Inc. He is a Developmental Pediatrician who specializes in the diagnosis and management of handicapping conditions including ADHD, learning differences, dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities and other neurodevelopmental and behavioral problems.

He is Clinical Associate Professor in Pediatrics at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine, a member of the National Joint Committee on Learning disabilities (NJCLD) and Immediate Past President of the International Dyslexia Association. Dr. Tridas is also the State Medical Director for Pediatric Health Choice-Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Facilities (PPEC). Dr. Tridas is a founder and partner of Tridas, LLC, a software company that developed the Tridas eWriter, an application for web based structured interviews of caregivers and teachers that generates a customized evaluation report and provides hundreds of specific recommendations.

Dr. Tridas has resided in the Tampa Bay area since 1982. He completed his fellowship in Ambulatory Pediatrics with emphasis on Developmental Disabilities at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston. During that time he held an appointment as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University. Dr. Tridas completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine in 1977.

Cost: $25.00
Contact:

Tammye Jackson

tjackson@wtamu.edu

Location: Zoom Webinar



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