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Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD | Introduction to ADHD

Jul. 30, 2018 7:30 pm - Jul. 30, 2018 8:30 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :This introductory class will be held online. You will need a computer, internet access and either speakers or headset with microphone to participate. If you do not have computer speakers or have trouble hearing over your computer, you can connect the audio to your phone by dialing the phone number and entering the access code provided.

Date & Time: July 30, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm EDT.

Course Fee: FREE

Register here on GoToWebinar. After you have registered, a confirmation email with the instructions on how to join the webinar will be automatically emailed to you.

The training is provided by a certified Parent to Parent Teacher. Information is provided from the experienced parent's perspective. It will provide you with an overview of ADHD and an introduction to the Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD program. The program is a series of courses providing information and strategies for parents of children with ADHD.

Objectives:

• Describe how ADHD is defined in the DSM-5 (book used by doctors in diagnosing psychological conditions)
• Understand common myths and facts about children with ADHD
• Learn the attention process
• Describe executive functions of the brain
• Analyze ADHD factors to think about when diagnosing and managing ADHD
• Compare other disorders that mimic ADHD
• Describe common co-occurring disorders with ADHD
• Explain diagnosing ADHD, including diagnosing the inattentive, predominately hyperactive/impulsive and combined presentations
• List problems that may be experienced by untreated ADHD
• Discuss ADHD with your child or teen with ADHD

In addition to the class you will receive a Parent to Parent Resource PDF full of helpful articles, tips and worksheets to use in your own family. The resources may be downloaded DURING the class.

Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD | Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment

Aug. 6, 2018 7:00 pm - Aug. 27, 2018 8:30 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :This is a four-session course that will be held online. You will need a computer, internet access and either speakers or headset with microphone to participate. If you do not have computer speakers or have trouble hearing over your computer, you can connect the audio to your phone by dialing the phone number and entering the access code provided.

Dates & Time: Obstacles to Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment:

-August 6, 2018, 7:00 pm -8:30 pm EDT -August 13, 2018, 7:00pm -8:30 pm EDT

Strategies for Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment -August 20, 2018, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm EDT -August 27, 2018 7:00 pm-8:30 pm EDT Course Fee: $49.00 Scholarships available. A grant from Supernus and donations have been provided in order to provide scholarships to those who are unable to afford the registration fee. Apply here.

Is life at home a little chaotic and stressful? Throughout this course, family members will learn about obstacles to creating an ADHD-friendly home environment and strategies to create an ADHD-friendly home environment to help ensure the success of children with ADHD. The training is provided by a certified Parent to Parent Teacher. Information is provided from the experienced parent's perspective. It will provide you with tips and strategies for creating an ADHD-Friendly home environment for your child with ADHD. This course is part of the Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD program. The program is a series of courses providing information and strategies for parents of children with ADHD.

Objectives: Obstacles to Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment

• Describe the challenges that children with ADHD have with self-control (self-regulation)
• Understand the common behavior deficits that are related to ADHD
• Learn about the common language disorders that co-occur with ADHD
• Describe how challenges with executive functioning are related to "inner language"
• Explain why structure and routine are important for children with ADHD
• Compare the different types of environments that result in chaos and stress for families
• Analyze how a parent's ADHD affects the home environment
• Describe the feelings and reactions that a sibling may experience
• Describe how ADHD affects the parents' relationship and why they disagree


Objectives: Strategies for Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment:

• Explain proactive and reactive strategies
• Describe behavior management strategies
• Understand communication strategies
• Learn about structure and routines
• Describe organization tips and strategies
• Explain parenting strategies when the parent has ADHD
• List parenting and behavior strategies to use for siblings without ADHD
• Analyze parent cooperation strategies

In addition to the class you will receive a Parent to Parent Resource PDF full of helpful articles, tips and worksheets to use in your own family. The resources may be downloaded DURING the class.

Can't attend?
Register for the course and receive the recording immediately after the live training via email.


Questions:
parent2parent@chadd.org
(240) 487-2321

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2018 Annual International Conference on ADHD

Nov. 8, 2018 12:00 am - Nov. 11, 2018 11:30 pm

  • Location : Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
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