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29 July: Beyond Medications for ADHD: The Rest of the Story Combining Psychosocial, Academic, Sensory-motor, and Physiological Interventions – Dr John Taylor


Date: July 29th 2021
Location: Live via Zoom*
Time: 11:30am – 6:30pm GMT (+1)
CPD credits: 6
Speaker: Dr John Taylor

*This training will be recorded. The link to the recording will be made available for 90 days following the live event.

Sold By: Essential Therapy Training


Course Description:

Though an outstanding introduction to ADHD, this seminar is also deeply enriching and informative for those already experienced in this topic area. The vast majority of professionals who attend this online seminar have had training already in this topic. Yet they come away with a new level of understanding and a wealth of expanded techniques they can start using immediately. This seminar provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art update on multi-dimensional interventions that go beyond the narrow and outdated “medication plus behavior management” template often put forth in parenting guides, textbooks, and generic ADHD seminars.

As a world-class authority and pioneering innovator in this field, Dr. John F. Taylor is in a position to share with you state-of-the-art clinical applications from several directions for maximum impact on the child, teen or adult with ADHD. Participants are usually delighted with so many creative strategies that upgrade and update their repertoire for home, school, family, and clinical settings. To be truly effective, you MUST have an array of techniques that are valid and effective, whether or not pharmaceuticals are involved. In fact, adding a balanced array of these techniques enhances the effectiveness of medication treatment. This seminar equips you with a comprehensive, multi-dimensional collection of practical, no-nonsense strategies for preventing, controlling, reducing and eradicating much of the ADHD symptom picture at all ages.

This unique seminar details four powerful intervention pathways, each with numerous specific strategies and options. Dr. Taylor puts it all together with clear explanations and user-friendly wording to understand these pathways and the most helpful strategies within each. You can easily share them with parents and teachers, moving them to a higher level of command over symptoms in the classroom and at home. As a pioneering authority on ADHD, Dr. Taylor has refined these strategies over the years. In his books for children and teens, Learn to Have Fun With Your Senses and The Survival Guide for Kids With ADHD, he shares many of these methods to the children themselves, inviting them to become partners in their own treatment.

Learning Objectives:

Among numerous other advances in your mastery of high-impact interventions, participating in this unique seminar will enable you to:
1. Maximize the effectiveness of pharmaceuticals and reduce side effects.
2. Help reduce ADHD symptoms using valid guidelines for exercise, sleep, reducing toxic exposures, stress management, and nutrition.
3. Help restore family harmony by reducing sibling rivalry, enhancing key parenting functions and addressing maladaptive parenting styles.
4. Improve self-control, temptation resistance, and conscience development.
5. Upgrade pivotal social skills including anger control, friendshipping, and social assertion.
6. Describe modern teacher-friendly techniques for reducing distractibility and fidgeting and encouraging better effort in the classroom.
7. Depict powerful classroom and home-based strategies for improving school performance.
8. Cite effective immediate, in-the-moment techniques to reduce each of the four types of sensory processing difficulties most commonly shown by students with ADHD.

About the Speaker:

During his over 45-year career as a clinical family psychologist, John F. Taylor, Ph.D. has treated over 1600 children, adolescents and adults with ADHD and overlapping conditions. The father of four children with these symptoms, he has produced over 40 major works in this field, including landmark publications such as Helping Your ADD Child, From Defiance to Cooperation, and Nutrition & Neurochemistry: The ADD Link. He was selected to write the definitive article on ADHD for the Encyclopedia Americana and was among the first to advocate a multidimensional approach combining academic, psycho-social, physiological and sensory-motor interventions. A popular consultant and trainer for school districts, he has produced major resources on each, including The ADHD Student At School (academic), Improving Social Skills (psycho-social), Dietary & Nutritional Treatment of ADHD(physiological), and Learn to Have Fun With Your Senses (sensory-motor). He is the author and developer of two ADHD clinical forms, the Hyperactivity Screening Checklist and the Medication Effectiveness Report. He earned his MA and PhD degrees in Psychology at Kent State University and has taught in three institutions of higher learning. His website is Parentology.guide.


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