Lecture to focus on improving school services for ADHD
KINGSTON, R. I.-November 24, 1998 -- Professionals who work with students
with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder will want to attend Dr. Gary
Stoner's talk "Improving School-based Services for Students With Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder." Stoner will speak at the University
of Rhode Island on Friday, December 4 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the
Galanti Lounge, located on the third floor of the URI Library in Kingston.
A reception will follow. The lecture is free and open to professionals such
as school psychologists, social workers, and teachers.
Stoner is the co-author of the book, "ADHD in the Schools: Assessment
and Intervention Strategies," published by Guilford and co-editor of
the book "Interventions for Achievement and Behavior Problems,"
published by the National Association of School Psychologists.
An associate professor and director of the School Psychology Program
in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst,
Stoner earned his doctorate in school psychology from the University of
Rhode Island in 1986, after which he completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship
in applied behavior analysis, developmental disabilities, and behavioral
pediatrics at the Kennedy Institute for Handicapped Children/John Hopkins
University School of Medicine.
He served as a faculty member in the psychology program at the University
of Oregon from 1987 through 1996.
The talk is sponsored by URI's Department of Psychology and School Psychology
Program and the Rhode Island Psychology Association.
For more information, call Ruth Anderson-Kulman, 874-5529
For More Information: Jan Sawyer, 874-2116