Professor André Venter currently is the Academic Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of the Free State. His special area of interest is child development and he obtained his Doctorate in 1991 in this field at the University of Alberta, Canada. He is particularly interested in Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity, Autism and learning problems. He is the founder and immediate past National Chairman of PANDA-SA (Paediatric Neurology and Development Association of Southern Africa). He is a member of the Advisory Board for Sensory Integration, was an executive member of the International Child Neurology Association and first president of the African Child Neurology Association since 2010.
Using various case studies, Professor Venter will explore and illustrate some pitfalls in the diagnosis of ADHD and also the impact of co-morbidities. There will be an opportunity for attendees to ask related questions.
*2 HPCSA CEU ethics points applied for
Venue: Bellavista School. 35 Wingfield Avenue, Birdhaven
Date: Wednesday 18 October 2023 @ 16h30 – 18h30 SAST (registration from 16:00pm)
Audience: Educators and Health Professionals working with children diagnosed with ADHD