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An Introduction to Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD’s) are a collection of disorders that begin in childhood and are often noticed before a child starts school (or during their early school years). They often negatively affect emotion, learning ability, self-control, and memory. The effects of neurodevelopmental disorders tend to last for a person's entire lifetime.

This presentation will give a broad overview of the most commonly seen neurodevelopmental disorders in children, such as behavioral disorders like attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), learning disorders, and autism. The presentation will help families, community members, and professionals working closely with children better understand these disorders and the current approaches to intervention. 

Mardy E. Dizon has practiced clinical psychology for 17 years. He is a registered Psychologist and Psychometrician and is currently working at the Cambridge for Family Counseling and Training Centeras a Clinical Psychologist. He is also an Adjunct Professor in Psychology at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah United Arab Emirates. 

Please RSVP to 07 233 8060 or events@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae with your name, phone, e-mail, and total number of guests. For more information, please visit www.alqasimifoundation.com.

Start Date End Date Time
October 06, 2019October 06, 20195:00-7:00