EXPERT: Robert Silvestri, Ph.D.
The Centre for Diverse Learners presents OTMP (i.e., organization, time management, and planning skills) training based on parent needs for their child – determined through group communication and group rating forms.
Audience: Parents of children ages 4-12 years who have been diagnosed with ADHD (includes training for both the inattentive and hyperactive/impulsive subtypes). This includes children with ADHD and comorbidities (e.g., learning disabilities, oppositional defiant disorder)
Robert Silvestri is the Lead Researcher with the Northern Ontario Assessment and Resource Centre (NOARC). Robert has obtained his Master’s in Education from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in cognitive studies at Queen’s University.
Robert’s research interests include studying the impaired cognitive mechanisms associated with learning disabilities (i.e. dyslexia) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Additionally, Robert is interested in research examining the impact of disabilities on academic success at a postsecondary level of education.
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