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Live Webinar on October 3: ADHD in Communities of Color: Scrutinizing Barriers to Health Equity, Diagnosis, & Treatment

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Not available October 3? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.African Americans and other individuals of color are less likely to get an accurate ADHD diagnosis and proper treatment.

Why? Stigma, myths, and misconceptions about ADHD, historical mistrust of the medical community, and a shortage of clinicians of color who are knowledgeable about ADHD all contribute to proper care and treatment challenges.Education and outreach are important ways community members, clinicians, educators, and other allies can help improve outcomes for individuals with ADHD in BIPOC communities.In this webinar, you will learn:Have a question for our expert? There will be an opportunity to post questions for the presenter during the live webinar.Evelyn Polk Green, M.S.Ed., is a past president of both ADDA (the Attention Deficit Disorder Association) and CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder).

She is an adult with ADHD and the mother of two adult sons, Perry and Robert, both of whom also have ADHD. Active in ADHD and mental health advocacy for almost 30 years, Evelyn has served as a leader representing the family and educator voice in the ADHD and mental health communities in many capacities, including as a member of the Network on Children’s Mental Health Services funded by the MacArthur Foundation.

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