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2016 CHADD Annual International Pre- Conference

Nov. 10, 2016 9:00 am - Nov. 30, 2016 11:30 pm

  • Location: Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
  • Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

Description: CHADD’s Pre-Conference Institutes present in-depth information of specific interest to health and mental health professionals, educators, attorneys, advocates, families, caregivers, coaches, partners, adults, and young adults with ADHD. Available at an additional fee (unless otherwise noted), Institutes provide an opportunity to sharpen knowledge, meet colleagues, and obtain CE/CME/CEU and Coaching credits.


2016 CHADD Annual International Conference

Nov. 10, 2016 12:00 am - Dec. 15, 2016 11:30 pm

  • Location: Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
  • Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

Description: CHADD’s Annual International Conference is the major research, practice and public information conference dedicated to ADHD. Conference session will focus on providing the up-to-date science-based information and the impact of this information on treatments for individuals with ADHD. The conference will bring together researchers, mental health clinicians, educators, adults, coaches/organizers, parents and others who are seeking more in-depth materials Major goals for the conference are to: •Disseminate the latest developments in research; •Facilitate an ongoing exchange about issues related to ADHD;Increacrese public understanding of the disorder and its impact, and •Offer solutions and tactics to make life with ADHD easier to manage.


CHADD Webinar: How to Survive Mornings with ADHD | RECORDING AND HANDOUTS

Jan. 31, 2017 2:00 pm - Jan. 31, 2017 3:00 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :

CHADD Webinar: How to Survive Mornings with ADHD

Parents of children with ADHD often say that mornings are one of the most difficult times of the day. From getting them out of bed, dressed, eating breakfast, finding missing items and getting out of the house on time for school-- the whole morning routine can cause stress for all involved. Join u for this webinar to learn helpful tips for keeping children ages 5-18 focused on completing morning tasks and leaving the house on time.

Young Children and Early Morning Functioning
Pre Teens and Early Morning Functioning
Teens and Early Morning Functioning

How to Survive Mornings with ADHD


Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD | Bellevue, WA

Apr. 5, 2017 6:00 pm - May. 3, 2017 9:00 pm

  • Location : Bellevue City Hall
  • Meeting Type: Regional and State Events

Description :A series of 7 two-hour classes for anyone who wants to learn about ADHD

Session 1 Overview of ADHD
-DSMV Criteria for Diagnosing ADHD
-Impact of ADHD on the Family
-ADHD & Executive Functions
-ADHD & Co-existing Conditions

Session 2 Assessment to Multimodal Treatment
-The Science of ADHD
-Assessment / Evaluation Process for ADHD
-Multimodal Treatment Options: Behavioral Interventions & Medications Used for ADHD

Session 3 Developing Parenting Strategies & Positive Behavior Interventions – Behavior Management, Part I
-Proactive and Reactive Strategies for Home and School

Session 4 Strengthening Family Relationships | Behavior Management, Part II
-Effective Communication Strategies for Home and School

Session 5 Educational Rights for Your Child with ADHD
-Understanding the Processes under the Federal Education Laws (Section 504 and IDEA)

Session 6 Building an Education Team: Bridging the Gap between Home and School
The link between Impaired Executive Functions & Schoolwork Difficulties
-Managing the Homework Process
-Fostering School-Home Communication
-Organizing School Work and Supplies

Session 7 Resiliency, Teen Challenges & Future Success
-Strengthening Resiliency in Children/Teens
-Avoiding the Challenges of Possible Substance Abuses
-Teen Driving Challenges

Pre-registration is required
CHADD members: $121.00/couple - Includes one set of Parent to Parent Manual and presentation handouts
Join CHADD first if you are not a member.

To register, download the registration form.

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Building the Capacity of Educators to Meet the Needs of Students with ADHD | Baton Rouge, LA

Apr. 28, 2017 9:30 am - Apr. 29, 2017 1:00 pm

  • Location : Hilton Garden Inn
  • Meeting Type: Regional and State Events

Description :

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Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Louisiana

Designed for Louisiana, this project provides ADHD-specific teaching methods for teachers to help students with ADHD in grades K-12 succeed through workshops, webinars, statewide training, and an online community with resources. FREE 1 and 1/2 day long workshop that identifies common ADHD-related learning problems plus practical classroom techniques, interventions, and the latest research to enhance school success for students with ADHD. Designed for mainstream classroom teachers, this training will provide best-practice strategies in an interactive, hands-on format. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss solutions to common academic and behavioral problems in a "case-based" format. Each attendee will also receive the CHADD Educator’s Manual on ADHD: An In-Depth Look from an Educational Perspective and access to the Teacher to Teacher online learning platform for continuing education.

Dates: Friday, April 28, 2017-Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: Friday, 9:30 am-4:00 pm; Saturday 9:30 am-1:00 pm
Place: Hilton Garden Inn Baton Rouge
3330 Harding Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Room: LeMoyne & D'Iberville
The training is FREE. Complimentary continental breakfast, coffee and lunch will be provided


Anne Ellison is a past-president of the Board of Directors of CHADD, and former Chair of the Professional Advisory Board. She has authored and presented hundreds of papers, articles and books, including Interventions for ADHD: Treatment in developmental context (Guilford Press), and Clinical neuropsychological assessment and interventions for children (2nd edition) (Springer Science) with Margaret Semrud-Clikeman. In addition, Dr. Ellison was a co-editor of the CHADD Educator's Manual on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: An in-depth look from an educational perspective with Chris Dendy and Mary Durheim; and, a co-author of Teacher to Teacher (T2T): ADHD Goes to School with Chris Dendy and Joan Helbing. Dr. Ellison is a Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is currently teaching at the University of South Carolina, Aiken. She was inducted into CHADD’s Hall of Fame in 2010.

Questions or to register by phone: (240) 487-2321

About the Blue Cross Foundation

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation works each day to improve the health and lives of Louisianians by empowering everyday people to do extraordinary good. By building and funding coalitions of friends, families and neighbors, the Foundation hopes to build a healthier Louisiana, particularly for its children. The foundation is funded solely by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, but is a separate 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity. Together Blue Cross and the Blue Cross Foundation invest $2.5 million each year into Louisiana’s communities and nonprofits.


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