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CADDAC’s 13th Annual ADHD Conference – Online

CADDAC’s 13th Annual ADHD Conference DAY 1: October 16 | 9am PST | 12pm EST | 1pm AST DAY 2: October 17 | 9am PST | 12pm EST | 1pm AST Early Bird Cost $40  (FROM AUG.1 – SEPT.14) Cost $50 (FROM SEPT.15 – OCT. 17) The entire conference will be virtual via Zoom. The conference will be recorded and made available after This conference is geared to adults with ADHD, parents/caregivers of a child with ADHD and their families.

Live Webinar – ADHD in Older Adults: From Late Diagnosis to Treatment Strategies

Register below for this free expert webinar to learn about ADHD diagnosis and treatment in older adults on Thursday, November 5 at 1 pm ET. Sign up and you will receive the free webinar replay link after 11/5 as well! ADHD in children is the most highly researched disorder in the world, but we know relatively little about how ADHD affects adults — and almost nothing about its presentations and challenges for older adults. Not so long ago, we thought

Bridging the Distance: Accommodations and Technology for Overcoming Remote Learning Challenges for Students with ADHD – Online

For students with ADHD and learning disabilities, a return to remote learning will resurface familiar and frustrating challenges as they navigate online learning platforms and the demands of digital classrooms. In this webinar, students, teachers, and parents will learn about the most effective accommodations and tech tools to support students with ADHD and learning disabilities as they make the most of a weird new school year.

Webinar: Mission Impossible? Remote Learning for Children with ADHD

Has your child moved to an online learning format in response the pandemic? About this Event We hear you; remote learning is not what you signed up for. It’s challenging for everyone who hasn't done it before and let's face it; supporting children with ADHD with remote learning is even more challenging. After attending the webinar you will: Have a better understanding of the unique challenges of remote learning for children with ADHD. Use an array of tools and strategies

Webinar: ADHD in Early Childhood – 2 parts

Part One: Wednesday, April 8th | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Part Two: Wednesday, April 15th | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM ADHD in early childhood (under six years of age) continues to be under recognized and under treated. This is of considerable concern because 79% of children with ADHD test impaired in school readiness despite their IQ being equivalent to other children. Early assessment and diagnosis of ADHD allows for the implementation of specialized behavioural strategies, school and home

Webinar: My Child Has Just Been Diagnosed with ADHD – Now What?

The doctor or psychologist has just informed you that your child or adolescent has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. You may be shocked, or maybe you have suspected it for some time. Either way, unless you have been down this path before, you have a long list of questions and concerns. Your medical professional gave you a quick overview of ADHD, but you are now looking to the Internet for more information and others are giving you a great

Workshop: Understanding ADHD in Adults and Adolescents What adolescents, adults and parents need to know. – Toronto

For Adults Executive Functioning in Adults with ADHD: Setting ourselves up for success Understanding ADHD in the Workplace Self-Regulation 101: Phew – that was intense! Understanding ADHD’s Impact on Adult Relationships For Adolescents Transitioning from Childhood ADHD into Adolescent ADHD and Beyond Executive Functioning in Adolescents with ADHD: Setting them up for success Getting Ready for the Transition into Post-Secondary Self-Regulation in Adolescence: Navigating the perfect storm Presenters Megan Smith, Ph.D., C. Psych Dr. Smith has her Ph.D. in Child

Webinar: ADHD and Anxiety – Differentiating between Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) and Anxiety

Differentiating between diagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and anxiety can be challenging given the many symptoms shared between these conditions (e.g., restlessness/psychomotor agitation, concentration difficulties, decreased attention, increased distractibility, mood swings, and anger outbursts) (Grogan et al., 2017). To further complicate matters, studies have revealed that approximately one third of adults with ADHD have current comorbid anxiety or mood disorders (“Managing ADHD”, 2007). Within children specifically, those with ADHD and anxiety have a comorbidity rate of 25% of

Webinar: Self-Regulation and ADHD – From Chaos to Smoother Sailing

Self-Regulation is critical to our well-being, and ADHD is essentially a disorder of self-regulation. Self-regulation allows us to control our thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, and achieve an overall state of well-being. Unfortunately, self-regulation difficulties are often mistaken for “behavior problems” (e.g. oppositionality, tantrums, etc.) or negative character traits (e.g. manipulative, controlling, disrespectful, etc.), leading people to respond in ways that very often contribute to further dysregulation. This seminar will provide important information about self-regulation, including the factors that influence it,

Participants needed for research on Video Game Intervention for Kids with ADHD, ASD and/or CHD

The Department of Psychiatry at the Hospital for Sick Children is undertaking an exciting new research study where they will be looking to see if a video game can help improve behavioural control and working memory in kids. Criteria for participation in the study: A child with a diagnosis of either: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)and/or Congenital Heart Disease(CHD) Between 6-12 years of age Willing to come to SickKids for 3 study visits Willing to play the