Does My Child Have ADHD? | How to Talk with My Child’s Doctor | ADHD EXPERT WEBINAR SERIES

Original Air Date May 26, 2021


Margaret H. Sibley PhD

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While your child’s doctor usually asks the questions during an evaluation, you can participate too. In fact, asking the right questions can make a big difference in the way you manage your child’s ADHD. Before your visit, it’s a good idea to get a better understanding of ADHD before your appointment. In this webinar, Dr. Sibley provides parents with information that they should know before their visit. She discusses what parents should say to their child’s doctor and provides some questions that parents should ask during a visit.

About the Presenter

Margaret H. Sibley, PhD Dr. Sibley is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Research Institute. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2012. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in Florida and Washington and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. Dr. Sibley’s work focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adolescents and young adults. She developed a parent-teen therapy for ADHD (Supporting Teens’ Autonomy Daily) that combines Motivational Interviewing and skills training for parents and teens. She has authored or co-authored over 80 scientific papers on ADHD and published a book with Guilford Press on treating executive functioning and motivation deficits in teens. She holds grant funding from the National Institute of Mental Health and the Institute of Education Sciences with past projects funded by the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation and the American Psychological Foundation. She has received awards for her work from Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Sibley serves on editorial boards for the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, School Mental Health, and Assessment. She is also a member of the CHADD professional advisory board.

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