Holiday Gifts for Childern with ADHD - Megan Murphy by CHADD
Culturally Adapted Treatment for Childhood ADHD with Spanish-Speaking Latino Families - Gerdes, PhD by CHADD
Better Grades: Overcome Academic Challenges - Ann Dolin, MEd by CHADD
Jennifer Engel Fisher discuss accommodations that work for ADHD and how to tailor accommodations to the behaviors and needs of your child. You’ll learn what your role is in monitoring your child’s accommodations and identify ways to track if certain ones are helping. You child’s role is just as important as your role, so we’ll also discuss strategies to help your child self-advocate. Learning Objectives • Identify common accommodations for ADHD • Describe how to select an accommodation based on your child’s behavior and needs • Explain how to monitor your child’s progress with accommodations • Discuss self-advocacy tips for your child
Managing Money with ADHD: Stephanie Sarkis, PhD discusses financial challenges faced by adults affected by ADHD and solutions for those problems. Topics discussed include the most common financial issues people affected by ADHD face and what a person coping with ADHD symptoms can do to manage money so their finances don't get the best of them. (recorded 2014)
Dr. J. Keluskar: Many of the strategies used to manage behaviors in children affected by ADHD can also be helpful for their siblings who don't have ADHD. However, there are notable differences in emotional and behavioral regulation in children with ADHD that make it necessary to provide them with additional support and strategies.
Medication is a proven treatment for ADHD. It can improve attention span and decrease distractibility and over activity. These symptoms can improve in over 80-90% of children and adolescents, and at least 70% of adults with ADHD. While medication is effective for many people, how do you know if it is right for you or your child? This webinar will discuss ADHD medication choices including the difference between stimulants and non-stimulants. Also, you will learn how medications work, the benefits, and potential side effects.
Many students with ADHD struggle with executive functioning. Tasks such as initiation and completion can be a daily struggle. Organization of ideas and prioritizing the to-do list can be overwhelming. Teachers can use assistive technology, like apps, to help students manage challenges associated with ADHD and executive functioning. You will learn about a variety of exciting apps to assist with executive functioning tasks. We will look critically at what makes these apps stand out above the rest. You will leave this webinar ready to use apps of your choice to best meet the needs of students in your classroom.
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ADHD affects the whole family, and not just the child or teen with the disorder. Parents/caregivers can especially feel the stress of dealing with their child's inability to focus or his impulsive and hyperactive behavior. Forgetting to do chores, not completing homework assignments, coming home with a speeding ticket -- parenting a child with ADHD can be tough! Mark Bertin, MD, is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician who thinks that parents can help themselves and their child with ADHD by taking steps to manage their own stress levels when these situations arise. Could "mindfulness" be a way to help parents handle not only daily ADHD related crises, but with managing ADHD and family life in general?
Dr. Bertin discusses his research and answers questions on the usefulness of mindfulness for parents of children with ADHD in this Ask the Expert Webinar from March 20.
Mark Bertin, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College and a board certified developmental behavioral pediatrician. Dr. Bertin is a frequent lecturer on child development topics including autistim spectrum disorder, ADHD, and parenting. He also leads mindfulness based stress reduction classes, having trained at Jon Kabat Zinn's Center for Mindfulness in Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Bertin is author of the book, "The Family ADHD Solution" (2011).
Join us as Dr. Crist provides a glimpse into the lives of teens with ADHD.
Learn about: • Daily challenges for teens with ADHD • ADHD-related perils with driving, substance use, school and dating • How parents can their teens succeed
Do you have a child or adolescent with ADHD? Are you seeking treatment and don’t know where to start? Behaviorally oriented psychosocial treatments—also called behavior therapy or behavior modification--is a critical part of treatment for ADHD in children and adolescents. Participants in this webinar will be able to: - Define and identify behavioral therapy - Explain why behavioral therapy is important in addition to medication - Explain what to look for in a behavioral therapist - List to the steps to find a behavioral therapist
In this podcast educators will learn strategies to build on students’ strengths, praise with impact and teach self-motivation. Teaching these and other social emotional learning tools will allow you to help students develop their ability to sustain their focus, manage their frustration, and persevere to achieve their goals.
Does your child spend hours of time online playing games or socializing with friends? Digital play is any activity that uses technology. From Minecraft, to Facebook, to texting friends children and teens spend a lot of time in front of a screen, which can be a huge concern for parents. Learn how to make technology and screen time work for you and your child.
People with ADHD can be valuable members of the workforce. However many face challenges and instead of reaching their potential they struggle with loss of productivity, negatively impacting themselves and the company they work for. Leslie Kain of the National Resource Center on ADHD at CHADD sits down with Dr. Elliot Lasson to discuss how adults with ADHD can harness their gifts to be successful in the workplace, and how business can benefit from those gifts. Dr. Elliot Lasson is the Graduate Program Director and Professor of the Practice, I/O Psychology, at the University of Maryland Baltimore County at Shady Grove.
Find out tips you can use to make homework time a little easier. Do you have homework challenges with you child every night? Parents of children with ADHD often struggle with managing homework time because homework is difficult for the brain with ADHD.
What do you do right at the time you think a child is lying? How do you try to get at the truth? What do you do if you find out later that what you were told is not the case? If you're the parent of an ADHD child, it is extremely important that you have routines for preventing as well as managing this problem.
A healthy diet can provide an effective complementary approach to alleviating some symptoms of ADHD. From dietary supplements, food additives and artificial dyes to caffeine and food sensitivities there are a lot of options to consider. Create a plan for where to start when making changes and how to track if they are working. Laura Stevens, M.S., has been researching the role of nutrition and food sensitivities in ADHD for more than 25 years. She is considered a pioneer in this important field of study.