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ADDitude Webinar: Teen Bullying Solutions: Help for Neurodivergent Adolescents

June 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

This free webinar is presented by ADDitude Magazine. For more information about ADDitude, please visit their website: https://www.additudemag.com/. This webinar will be recorded. Even if you can’t attend live, feel free to register, and ADDitude will send you the replay link via email.

Adolescents with ADHD are more likely to experience bullying for a variety of reasons, including missing social cues, blurting out in class, struggling academically, having difficulty making friends, displaying a lack of empathy, being clumsy or having poor impulse control, and associating with peers who are more likely to engage in bullying. Students in middle and high school may even believe they bring bullying on themselves due to their inappropriate behavior.

The effects of bullying can be devastating. Adolescents who are bullied experience negative mental health outcomes, including depression and anxiety, that can last into adulthood.

In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Research suggesting adolescents with ADHD are more likely to experience bullying
  • Predictors of bullying
  • How to identify the signs of bullying
  • Strategies to prevent further bullying
  • Approaches to use if your child is the bully


Presenter:  Dr. Rosanna Breaux is a licensed clinical psychologist, director of the Virginia Tech Child Study Center, and Assistant Professor of Psychology. Her research focuses on the social, emotional, and academic functioning of children and adolescents, particularly those with ADHD. Dr. Breaux is also working to evaluate and disseminate the RELAX intervention, which targets emotion dysregulation and interpersonal conflict in adolescents.


June 6
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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IN United States

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