Improving Social Executive Function Skills | Parents Ask The Expert

Original Air Date March 23, 2022 | 7:00 PM, EDT

Ryan Wexelblatt LCSW, ADHD-CCSP

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What parents and professionals often refer to as difficulty reading social cues is actually not accurate. When kids with ADHD struggle socially they have lagging social executive function skills. This webinar will provide you with an understanding of how to help build social executive function skills and clear up common misconceptions about social skills in kids with ADHD. It will be helpful to parents of boys and girls as well as educators and mental health professionals.


Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand how to help build social executive function skills.
  • Recognize common misconceptions people have about social skills in kids with ADHD.
  • List ways to help your child when they are struggling with social skills.

About the Presenter

Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW, ADHD-CCSP, is a licensed clinical social worker, school social worker and father to a son with ADHD. He is the creator of ADHD Dude and creates content for parents and kids at the ADHD Dude YouTube channel. Social skills is an area of focus for him. He has developed the only methodology in existence for teaching social skills from a male perspective. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Wexelblatt is based in Ventnor, New Jersey.

This webinar is provided by CHADD’s National Resource Center on ADHD and is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number NU38DD005376 funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).