Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Skills to Manage ADHD in Adults

Kevin T. Blake, Ph.D., P.L.C., is a recognized national authority on ADHD and learning disorders.  He lives and works as a licensed psychologist in Tucson, Arizona where he has 20+ years of experience specializing in ADHD, specific learning disorder and autism spectrum disorder.  The interest in ADHD, specific learning disorder and autism spectrum disorder was spurred by his own struggles trying to overcome his dyslexia and hearing impairment.  As Dr. Blake struggled to learn about his own specific learning disorder, he decided to make his life’s work the diagnosis and treatment of adults with learning disorders, ADHD and autism spectrum disorder.  When Dr. Blake started his professional life, he was one of a handful of professionals in the country with a focus on adults.  Now he travels the country sharing what he has learned about ADHD, specific learning disorder and autism spectrum disorder with professionals who work with these populations as well as individuals with these disorders and their loved ones.

Dr. Blake is a member of the American Psychological Association, International Dyslexia Association, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders, and Learning Disabilities Association.  He has been the facilitator of a Tucson support group for ADHD adults for over 20 years.  Additionally, he is a published author with articles having appeared in Attention!, LDA Newsbriefs, and Perspectives (of the International Dyslexia Association).  Dr. Blake was a 1991 delegate to the National Institute for Literacy’s “LEAD 2000 Congress,” where he was a member of a special committee advising the U.S. Congress o diagnostic and remediation issues confronting learning disabled adults.  He is an accomplished and engaging speaker whose presentations incorporate germane information, practical how-to’s, and appropriate life experiences.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kevin Blake maintains a private practice. He is a stockholder in Johnson & Johnson, Inc. and Amgen, Inc. Dr. Blake receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Kevin Blake is a member of the Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD), International Dyslexia Association, Learning Disabilities Association, and American Psychological Association.