ADHD, Intellectual Disability and Autism – Added Complexities

Wednesday 21 September 2022 13:30 - 14:35
Join us for this online webinar with our guest speaker Dr Bhathika Perera. Dr Perera will explore the pharmacological options available for the treatment of ADHD in adult patients with Intellectual Disabilities and empower delegates to confidently identify and manage adult ADHD and autism patients in their Intellectual Disability clinic.
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Agenda

13:30
Welcome and Introductions, Stavroulla Lazarides
13:35
ADHD, Intellectual Disability and Autism - Added Complexities, Dr Bhathika Perera
14:20
Question and Answer Discussion
14:35
Meeting Close

Meet the Speakers

Stavroulla Lazarides
Stavroulla Lazarides
Engagement Specialist, Flynn Pharma Ltd
Dr Bhathika Perera
Dr Bhathika Perera
Consultant Psychiatrist in Intellectual Disabilities, Haringey Learning Disability Partnership Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health

Dr Bhathika Perera is a consultant psychiatrist in adult intellectual disability and Adult ADHD services
in Haringey, North London. He is the secretary of mental health in the Intellectual Disability Section of
the European Psychiatric Association and an honorary lecturer at UCL. He also chairs the ADHD in ID
peer group under the Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Special Interest Group in the Royal College of
Psychiatrists. He chaired a committee to publish Royal College of Psychiatrists report on ADHD in
people with intellectual disability (CR230) in 2021. He has a special interest in ADHD and other
neurodevelopmental disorders and has done several publications in the field of ADHD in ID.

What will the webinar cover?

Key learning objectives

  • To empower delegates to confidently identify and manage adult ADHD and autism patients in their Intellectual Disability clinic
  • To explore the pharmacological options available for the treatment of ADHD in adult patients with Intellectual Disabilities