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.
The symptoms of ADHD affected more than school performance. They reach into every aspect of life and can impair major life activities at work, school, socially and financially. Dr. Russell A. Barkley, researcher and author of "Taking Charge of Adult ADHD," will discuss how ADHD impairs major life activities and answer questions about ADHD during this special Ask the Expert Webinar presentation. Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is Research Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, NY and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a Diplomate in three specialties, Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP). Dr. Barkley is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has authored, co-authored, or co-edited 20 books and clinical manuals and published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders. He is the Editor of the bimonthly clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report. He has presented more than 600 invited addresses internationally and appeared on the nationally televised 60 Minutes, the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many other programs on behalf of those with ADHD. In 1996, he was awarded the C. Anderson Aldrich Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics for his research career in child development. He has received several awards from the American Psychological Association for his contributions to research in ADHD, to clinical practice, and for the dissemination of science. In 1998, he received the Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research from the Section on Clinical Child Psychology, (now Division 53) of the American Psychological Association. In 2002, he received the Dissemination Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, Division 12, of the American Psychological Association for his career long efforts to dispel misconceptions about ADHD and to educate the public and other professionals about the science of this disorder. And in 2004, he received an award for distinguished service to the profession of psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. In 2012, Dr. Barkley was given the Distinguished Career Award from the Division of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association.
For many high school students, it's expected that they will graduate and go to college. But many parents worry whether they are ready for that level of independent living. College campuses can be among the most distracting and tempting places for young adults. This is especially true for students with ADHD who may not have the executive functioning skills to manage the lack of oversight and structure.
In this webinar learn how high students can show their parents that they are ready for college. We will explore different situations such as handling their own medication. We will also discuss options for students who are not yet ready and how they can use the extra time at home to help prepare them. Both parents of students preparing for college and parents of college students on a break will leave with strategies to move forward.
Viewers will be able to: · Identify the skills necessary for student success on a college campus. · Assess their high school student's or young adult's readiness to go to or return to college. · List options if the high school student or young adult is not ready for college right now.
Did you know that students with ADHD are, on average, about 30 percent delayed in their ability to organize and follow directions compared with their classmates? These students struggle to maintain attention and are drawn towards stimulating activities. Sandra Rief, MA, author of How to Reach & Teach Children with ADD/ADHD, will discuss techniques teachers and educators can use in their classrooms to help children affected by ADHD be successful students. Ms. Rief will have tips on classroom management, keeping students on task and student self-regulations strategies.
Did you know that 60 to 80% of children with Tourette Syndrome have ADHD? These two conditions frequently co-occur, which compounds the issues children face with medical treatment, schoo and home supports.
Join us as we host a panel of experts offering tips to help you start the New Year in the best possible way. You will hear about the top five things to ask or talk to your doctor about, specific issues to discuss with your child's school, and ways to support your child at home. This webinar, offered in partnership it Tourette Association of America will leave you with a new perspective on how to best support your child with Tourette Syndrome and ADHD
Many families have been told their children are affected by both ADHD and Autism but until recently, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which defines mental health and brain-based conditions, stated they were exclusive conditions. Now those families, and others, are working out what it means for diagnosis and treatment for these conditions to be acknowledged as possibly co-occurring. Dr. Wodka will discuss these changes and answer parents' questions during this Ask the Expert webinar.
ADHD relationships are complicated.
If you have ADHD, then you most likely know it can be a challenge to keep your home or workplace organized. Add in any possible family members, and storage can become chaotic. Professional organizer and author Susan Pinsky has tips to help you get and stay organized, including:
• The best ways to sort and store your belongings • Setting realistic and manageable organizational goals • Tools to help you efficiently organize your home and office • Creating home organizational systems that work for you and your family
Learn from one of the leaders in the field of organizing solutions for people with ADHD during this helpful webcast.
Originally recorded on March 4, 2014. A person's level of motivation is tied to his emotions where ADHD is concerned. Dr. Thomas E. Brown discusses the interrelationship between emotions and motivation: • Emotional regulation and a person's sense of motivation • Why getting started on a project can be difficult for someone affected by ADHD • How to take control of one's emotions and motivation.
What happens when you run into issues with identification or evaluation of your student for services under Section 504? What if you are past the evaluation process, but have issues or concerns with the implementation of your child’s 504 plan? You will learn how to use information to advocate for your child in these and other situations.
ADHD is one of the most well researched medical conditions. Despite all the research, myths and misunderstandings still exist. Dr. Edward “Ned” Hallowell breaks down the most important aspects of the disorder. He clarifies the distinction between ADHD and ADD, answers the questions, Is ADHD on the rise? and reviews what's new or promising in ADHD research.
Part I: What the Dear Colleague Letter Says and Why It is Important The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance to schools clarifying their responsibilities and how they should be helping students with ADHD. If your child has attention or behavioral challenges at school you may be curious about 504 plans and what the OCR guidance means.
The teenage years are tricky for parent-child relationships. You may find that previous parenting strategies are not as effective for teens. Learn how to make adjustments to your communication so that you not only are getting through to your teenagers with ADHD, but helping them thrive.
Students with ADHD struggle with inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. By creating adjustment to your classroom, you can help students with these behaviors. Learn strategies and suggestions for tailoring the ideas to students in different grade levels. *Recording issues caused the audio to be poor quality.
Preschool classrooms help children gain a foundation in the knowledge and skills needs for later school success. The daily schedule, room setup, teacher instruction, and classroom activities all play a role in a good learning environment. While many similarities exist across all preschool classrooms, there are specific strategies to create optimal learning environments for young children exhibiting challenging behaviors.
Hyperactive, non-compliant, and disruptive behaviors in the classroom are often challenges for early childhood educators, regardless of whether a young child is diagnosed with ADHD or not. Understanding the rationale for and principles of behavior management and self-regulation approaches can help you support positive development for young children.
Many children between the ages of 3 and 5 are impulsive, inattentive, and very active. As a teacher, it can be a challenge to determine whether these behaviors are developmentally appropriate or not. Furthermore, if behaviors are deemed a concern, what are the next steps you can take?
Getting your children with ADHD organized can be difficult! Join us as certified professional organizer Holly H. Graff gives tips you can use with your children today!