Websites

Linked to our group:

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Sites with helpful resources:

  • ADDitude Magazine: ADHD Symptoms, Medication, Treatment, Diagnosis, Parenting ADD Children & more. www.additudemag.com 

 

  • The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

  • The ADHD Rollercoaster is a blog written by a journalist who focuses on ADHD topics, especially for adults with ADHD and their significant others.

 

 

 

  • HeySigmund is a fantastic resource about anxiety for children, teens and their parents.​​

  • HowToADHD is a fantastic collection of videos from Jessica McCabe. She has put together this ADHD toolbox to provide tips, strategies and insights into ADHD from her own personal experiences as well as current ADHD research.

 

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CHADD Recorded Webinars:

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Ask The Expert: Getting through to your teenager with ADHD

Diane Dempster and Elaine-Taylor Klaus

The teenage years are tricky for parent-child relationships. As a parent or caregiver you want to maintain a strong bond and teach good decision-making skills. You may find that previous parenting strategies are not as effective for teens. As with any relationship, communication is key. Learn how to make adjustments to your communication so that you not only are getting through to your teenagers, but helping them thrive and be prepared for independence after leaving your nest.

 

In this webinar you will specifically learn to:

  • Describe communication strategies effective for talking with teenagers

  • Give examples of how to best support and empower teens with ADHD

  • Identify 2 ways to obtain buy-in and motivate teens when they’re seemingly unmotivated

Ask the Expert: ADHD - Emotions and Motivation

A person's level of motivation is tied to his emotions where ADHD is concerned. Dr. Thomas E. Brown discusses the interrelationship between emotions and motivation:

 

• Emotional regulation and a person's sense of motivation

• Why getting started on a project can be difficult for someone affected by ADHD

• How to take control of one's emotions and motivation

 

Dr. Brown is a clinical psychologist who received his PhD from Yale University and maintains a private practice in Hamden, Connecticut specializing in assessment and treatment of high-IQ children, adolescents and adults with ADD and related problems. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and is Associate Director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders. He has served on the Professional Advisory Board for national CHADD and for the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association.