Nufar Grinblat, BOT, MSc, Doctoral Student, The Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social
Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel.
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University, 2007. Master of Science, The Department of Occupational Therapy, Haifa University, 2012.
Student Empowerment program coordinator, Rabin high school, Tel Mond.
Occupational therapist specialist in the field of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities and ADHD.
Development and effectiveness evaluation of a personally tailored work performance empowerment intervention model among adults with ADHD
Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) manifest and significantly impair peoples social or occupational functioning. One of the significant life occupations is work. ADHD significantly effects functioning and performance in the work environement among people coping with this diagnosis. There is evidence that intervention among adults with ADHD can improve their work performance. Nevertheless, most available intervention programs do not include an evidence-based, uniform and consistant protocol. This aim of this study is to: 1. Map out the personal functions characteristics and environemntal characteristics that assist and limit work related functioning among people with ADHD. 2. Develop and implement an intervention client-tailored protocol for this population and to evaluate its effectivenss.