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Managing ADHD in College: What You Need to Know

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

1425 Madison Ave, 6th floor, Room L6-14

New York, NY 10029

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Please join MAIA Education Resource Center and Dr. Maria Edman on Thursday, September 20th, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm for a dynamic talk on managing ADHD in college for parents, professionals, and high school or college students.

Topics covered will include:

- The role of parents and professionals in the transition from HS to college
- Specific skills for students with ADHD to successfully transition from HS to college
- What supports are to be expected from the college and what accomodations are necessary
- How to build a team of providers
- What is involved in executive functioning support and academic coaching




Sharon Thomas, MSc, MSEd
Sharon Thomas is a Learning Specialist and Educational Consultant. She is the Founder and Director of MAIA Education Resource Center, an organization that helps students K-College with and without learning differences through 1:1 tutoring, executive function coaching, test preparation, school placement and workshops. MAIA Education is a resource to families who need timely referrals to professionals including psychologists, speech/language therapists, psychiatrists, special education attorneys, and college counselors.

Ms. Thomas completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Georgetown University and earned a Master's degree in Child Psychology at University College London as well as a Master's in General and Special Education at Hunter College. She worked as a teacher therapist at Karen Horney Therapeutic Nursery and as a Learning Specialist for both private and public schools. She consults for schools in New York City.

Dr. Maria Tsepilovan Edman
Dr. Maria Tsepilovan Edman is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and a New York State licensed clinical psychologist. She has extensive experience working clinically with children, adolescents, adults, and families to improve social, emotional, and academic functioning. Her clinical focus is on addressing executive functioning difficulties in children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Dr. Edman completed her undergraduate education in Psychology at Binghamton University and earned a Master’s degree in Education from the City College. A licensed New York State teacher, she was a Special educator for three years in a New York City public school before going on to receive her doctorate in Clinical-School Psychology, and subsequent fellowship training at Mount Sinai West.

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

1425 Madison Ave, 6th floor, Room L6-14

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