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Chris Z. Dendy Presents

Key Transitions: Hitting the Speed Bumps of Life

A virtual presentation for ADHD and Coexisting Conditions

Saturday, September 18, 2021 

 9:000 – 11:30 am


Transitions are often difficult for children with ADHD or learning disabilities beginning in elementary school, continuing through middle and high school, and right on into young adulthood. However, the transition from high school to post–high school training or college and then into the adult work world may be by far the most challenging for our teens.

Executive function deficits have a profound impact during each of these transitions. Many key executive skills that are critical for success in middle and high school are also essential for success in the work world. So addressing deficits in executive skills as early as possible during the school years is crucial.

This session provides an overview of key ADHD transitions. In addition, specific intervention strategies will be reviewed for each transition with an emphasis on strategies to address deficits in executive skills whether in middle/high school or in the work world.


• List two executive skills that are critical for success in school and in the work world, plus an intervention strategy for each issue.

• Explain two actions educators and parents can take during high school to facilitate career exploration and the transition to the work world.

• Identify common reasons why adults with ADHD may be fired from a job.

• Identify characteristics of careers that may be more “ADHD friendly.”


Chris A. Zeigler Dendy is a popular author, former educator, school psychologist, mental health professional with 45+ years of experience and is the mother of three grown children with ADHD. She provides training nationally and internationally. She has authored four popular books. Her newly released book, Launching into Young Adulthood with ADHD...Ready or not! is the basis of this presentation. Her other books include Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD and Executive Function Deficits and Teenagers with ADD, ADHD, & Executive Function Deficits. In 2015, A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with ADHD…. ten years later! 3rd ed. was published. Bird’s-Eye View provides an update on the current lives of the twelve teens that were originally featured in the first edition of the book.

2 CEs available for Educators, LPCs, LMFTs, Social Workers, Psychologists 

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