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CHADD’s National Resource Center on ADHD works with education experts to host webcasts focused on providing information to education professionals working with children and youth who have ADHD. These webcasts are free and anyone can participate. Participants can submit questions to be answered by the expert during the webcast. You can register for upcoming Ask the Expert Webcasts and view recordings of previous ones.

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Creating the Best Learning Environment for Students with ADHD Creating the Best Learning Environment for Students with ADHD
Sydney Zentall, PhD
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.

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Building partnerships with parents and caregivers Building partnerships with parents and caregivers
Lee Kern, PhD
Developing partnerships with the parents and caregivers of students is important in order for learning to continue outside of the classroom. Good communication with parents and caregivers can build support and strengthen the work that you are doing in the classroom to help with challenging behaviors and school readiness.

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Tailoring learning settings to engage young children with ADHD Tailoring learning settings to engage young children with ADHD
Mary Wonderlick, MA
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.

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Classroom management supports for ADHD behaviors in early childhood education settings Classroom management supports for ADHD behaviors in early childhood education settings
Desiree Murray, PhD
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.

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Recognizing challenging behaviors in young children: Could it be ADHD? Recognizing challenging behaviors in young children: Could it be ADHD?
George DuPaul, PhD
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?

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