A talk on ADHD, its causes, diagnosis, impacts, and supports for parents and teachers with Dr Blánaid Gavin
Date and time
Friday, November 26, 2021, 3:30:00 AM UTC
This talk will provide an overview of ADHD: the causes of ADHD, how it is diagnosed, how it may impact on functioning, and how children and teenagers with ADHD can be supported. It is suitable for parents and those working with children and young people with ADHD.
Dr Blánaid Gavin works as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and is Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the School of Medicine, UCD. Her current area of clinical subspeciality is ADHD. She has a particular interest in the early recognition and treatment of mental health difficulties in young people. She has published on a variety of topics related to mental health including academic publications and national clinical guidelines. She has developed multiple courses and initiatives aimed at enhancing the understanding of mental health in children and teenagers in addition to increasing the expertise available nationally to recognise and support those who are struggling with mental health difficulties.