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Past Meetings and More!

Beckham Linton shares what social competency is, common roadblocks to it, and how to use declarative language to overcome those.

Bobbie Lainey Mahaney talks about bullying and how we can rise above and stand up against bullying.

February 5, 2020

ADHD medications can be very helpful to control symptoms associated with ADHD, but they often come with side effects. Learn how to manage appetite changes, sleep disturbances, headaches, moodiness and more.

February 5, 2020

Occupational therapist, Deborah Herzog from St. Nicholas Children's Therapies, covers the following objectives:

•Describe the sensory systems for sensory integration

•Over-responsive and under-responsive sensory systems and Sensory Integration Dysfunction

•What is sensory...

Graduate students Haley Killian and Jarrod Sotos presented an engaging talk about all the terminology used when discussing ADHD to our ADHDKCTeen group. Students learned various words and abbreviations so that they can advocate for themselves at home, school, and beyon...

January 8, 2020

Dr. Simone Moody, a psychologist at Children's Mercy's ADHD Clinic, talked to our parent group on the importance of routines and how to use them effectively. She discussed common barriers families find when setting routines and ways to overcome them. 

Learn how executive functioning skills develop differently in kids with ADHD compared to neurotypical kids.

December 4, 2019

Dr. Toni Cook talks about social skills, impulsivity, expected and unexpected behaviors, hidden disabilities and more.

November 30, 2019

Thanksgiving kicks off a whole season of holiday gatherings. Holidays should be fun, but the change in routine and long days can wear on anyone, especially people with ADHD. 

  • Sleep: Schedule time for everyone to get to bed on time. Everyone needs to sleep to feel th...

November 6, 2019

Madeline DeShazer, a research assistant in the ADHD Specialty Clinic at Children’s Mercy, showed the student group how to make bullet journaling work for them. Several adults with ADHD came to this talk and she hopes to return to repeat it with a few tweaks for our par...

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