LD and/or ADHD with Coexisting Conditions

October 20, 2021

Makenzie Wesner, a behavioral and developmental pediatric Nurse Practitioner, offers an expert and meticulous approach to understanding these diverse and complex behaviors:

  • It is estimated that 30% of those with Dyslexia have coexisting ADHD
  • Children with Learning Disabilities and ADHD frequently have motor skills disorder
  • Up to 35% of ­children with ADHD also have oppositional defiant disorder or conduct disorder
  • 25% of children with ADHD also have an anxiety disorder
  • About 18% of children with ADHD also have mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder


This Zoom webinar is offered by PHP for FIRST 5 Partners and other local professionals such as Early Interventionists, Social Workers, Home Visitors, Childcare and Preschool providers, Family Resource Center staff, Therapeutic Service Providers and Early Childhood Education students. Parents are also welcome.

Speaker: Makenzie Wesner, M.S., R.N., P.H.N., P.N.P.-P.C., Center for Developing Minds

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