/ADHD Workshop Series – Workshop 5
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Fifth Workshop: Improving School Behaviour from Home

  • Review with parents the nature of any behaviour problems the child may be demonstrating at school
  • Instruct parents in the procedures for implementing a daily school behaviour report card for their child

Presented by: Robert Silvestri

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.

Robert has co-authored articles for peer-reviewed journals, Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario and federal government of Canada. Also, Robert is a co-author of a chapter entitled “Cognitive constructs and individual differences underlying AD/HD and dyslexia: A Cognitive Mosaic approach” in the text book Cognition, Intelligence, and Achievement (2014).