This presentation reviews non-medication intervention strategies for children with ADHD and executive functioning challenges. Learn more about ADHD and executive functioning and the types of behavioral strategies you can employ to improve attention and promote executive functioning.
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In this presentation, CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director Dr. Glen Elliott and his son Mark Elliott, MD, a first year child psychiatry fellow at UCSF share their personal perspectives on growing up with ADHD. The session begins with a brief description of key symptoms of ADHD, followed by a walk down memory lane of how ADHD affected the lives of one parent and one child through different age ranges. Read more ›
One in five people have dyslexia, and it affects people who use both languages based on alphabets (such as English) or logographics (such as Mandarin, Korean, etc.), making it a worldwide issue. Despite its prevalence, though, dyslexia is often misunderstood by the people who have it, by the parents of kids who have it and by the teachers who teach those kids.
So what can parents do to help children with dyslexia? Read more ›
Welcome to Understood.org, an online resource dedicated to helping the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. For the first time ever, 15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues. Read more ›
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity conducts dyslexia research, and it is a leading source of advocacy and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia.
The resources are organized by audience and topic, with sections for students (and adults) with dyslexia, for parents of children with dyslexia, and for educators.
You may wish to start with a few of these… Read more ›
Adolescent Counseling Services teamed up with the Peninsula’s top mental health professionals to share their expertise on communication with teens.
Ninety-Nine Tips for Talking With Your Teenager is a free guidebook that offers practical, concrete tips written by local therapists skilled in helping parents of young people ages eleven to nineteen years old. Read more ›