An Introduction to Concentration Deficit Disorder/Sluggish Cognitive Tempo

Posted: November 17, 2015

Program Description

This program will familiarize attendees with the construct of Concentration Deficit Disorder (CDD), also known as Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT). Information on CDD/SCT, including its history, symptoms, etiological factors, neuropsychological aspects, and relationships with ADHD and other disorders will be presented. Research findings, areas for further study, and potential assessment tools and treatment options will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize current research findings regarding CDD/SCT and its utility as a distinct construct for diagnostic and treatment purposes.
  2. Recognize similarities and differences between CDD/SCT and ADHD from a historical, etiological, symptomatological, and neuropsychological perspective.
  3. Identify potential assessment tools, appropriate treatment interventions, and accommodations for individuals with for CDD/SCT symptoms.

FEE: Members – Free ($55 yearly membership payable to DCASP), Guests – $20 payable at meeting. For Act 48 credits please register on WebReg/My Learning Plan. The fee for Act 48 credits is $15, which can only be paid online through WebReg/My Learning Plan.

FOR INFORMATION: Call Michele Weller at 610-938-9000 extension 2312 or email:

NOTE:  The Delaware County Association of School Psychologists is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Delaware County Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program(s). Certificates for three contact hours will be available.

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