Universidad de Palermo
Introduction to ADHD: What It Is and How It’s Treated
Universidad de Palermo

Introduction to ADHD: What It Is and How It’s Treated

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Wanda Rubinstein
Julieta Moltrasio

Instructors: Wanda Rubinstein

Beginner level

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12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Knowing the main symptoms of ADHD, and how they affect everyday life.

  • Learning the difference between pathological and non-pathological attention problems.

  • Knowing the different types of attention and which are impaired in patients with ADHD.

  • Recognizing differences and similarities between ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

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There are 4 modules in this course

We will start this course by exploring students' prior knowledge about general attentional symptoms and symptoms of ADHD.

What's included

3 videos5 readings3 quizzes3 discussion prompts

This week we will dedicate ourselves to addressing, in a didactic way and with examples, the different models and types of care.

What's included

5 videos4 readings4 quizzes3 discussion prompts

This week we will deepen the relationship of ADHD with other pathologies and syndromes, emphasizing the main differences and similarities, as well as those comorbid disorders that may occur.

What's included

5 videos4 readings4 quizzes3 discussion prompts

In this final week we will explore concepts related to cognitive stimulation and treatments for ADHD in both adults and children, as well as those areas where interventions are developed

What's included

4 videos4 readings5 quizzes3 discussion prompts


Wanda Rubinstein
Universidad de Palermo
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