Topic: adhd

ParentsHelping Parents Helping Parents [web resource]

ParentsHelping(PHP) helps families who have children of any age with special needs.

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. Read more ›

CEC Logo Council for Exceptional Children [web resource]

CEC LogoThe Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Non-Medication Intervention Strategies [presentation]

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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understood-300x95 Understood — a Web Resource for Learning and Attention Issues [web resource]

understood-300x95Welcome 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 ›

Community Ed Session To Medicate or Not [presentation]

How is ADHD treated? Are there treatment options that do not involve medication? This presentation covers the current approaches to treating ADHD, a model for working with a prescribing doctor, and common patterns and problems parents encounter. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Signs of ADHD & Tips for Coping [presentation]

Did you know 85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5? And toddler’s brains develop more than one hundred trillion brain connections? It’s a very important time of life, filled with potential. Early childhood specialist Dr. Joan Baran and her team share their expertise. Read more ›

parenting ADD/ADHD Parenting Tips

 

parentingLife with a child with ADD/ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming, but as a parent there is a lot you can do to help control and reduce the symptoms. You can help your child overcome daily challenges, channel his or her energy into positive arenas, and bring greater calm to your family. The earlier and more consistently you address your child’s problems, the greater chance they have for success in life. Read more ›

active children ADHD Impact of Exercise on ADHD

active children ADHDPhysical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility, and it also has an effect on academic performance. Read more ›

ADHD ADHD and School: Tips for Parents

ADHDYour son’s teacher just called. He’s not paying attention in class and his grades are beginning to show it. He has trouble focusing on the day’s lesson and is disruptive. Plus he had a meltdown, Read more ›

ADHD diagnosis Diagnosing ADHD

ADHD diagnosisChildren mature at different rates and have different personalities, temperaments, and energy levels. Most children get distracted, act impulsively, and struggle to concentrate at one time or another. Sometimes, these normal factors may be mistaken for ADHD. Read more ›

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