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.

 

Don’t see a resource that should be here?  Let us know!

Email us: kristen@adhdkcteen.com

CHADD Recorded Webinars:

These will be on display for a limited time, then new webinars highlighted, so check back for new information!

Ask The Expert: I Can’t Make Friends By Myself: How to Improve Social Interaction for Teenagers with ADHD (use this link to access handouts and more)

Teens are a unique subset of the population, just ask any parent! Add ADHD to the mix, and you have your hands full. Is your teen with ADHD spending too much time in his room? Is she becoming sullen, anxious, defiant? Does he have little to no friends, or are the ones he does have not to your liking? Though this is a difficult time, social interaction is not only possible; but it is even more important than ever. In this one-hour webinar, Caroline Maguire, M.Ed, ACCG,PCCC, will guide parents and anyone who works with teens on how to first connect with them to gain both their attention and their buy-in. Next, she will offer concrete, actionable advice on how to work with teens on social skills which includes Reading the Room, recognizing their contributions, empathizing with others, starting and keeping conversations, and more. For immediate advice from Caroline, please visit https://www.carolinemaguireauthor.com/ for free resources.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain why some children struggle with social skills and how weak executive function often leads to social challenges.

  • Discuss the common problems parents face when they attempt to help their child improve their social skills.

  • Identify how to engage kids in the social skills coaching process.

  • Create a collaborative dialogue between parent and child about social dilemmas.

  • Demonstrate how to communicate or coach the child through social dilemmas using open-ended questions, reflective listening, and praise and prompts.

Ask The Expert: Parents – Help Your Child to Be Angry Better

This webinar explains the science behind how our anger behaviors are created and how we can change them. Learn to live honestly and behave effectively, without regrets and guilt.

During her presentation, Dayle provides information on the purpose of feelings; how to differentiate between anger and anger behavior; the brain and its relationship to feelings, thoughts, and behaviors; and provides strategies you can use. Following the participants asked questions about how to help your child be angry better.

Dayle is a therapist at Redesigning Lives, PLLC in Round Rock, Texas. She blends evidence-based traditional and unconventional approaches to help clients find solutions for a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues. She has written articles and presented at conferences and events, including the Annual International Conference on ADHD.

Dayle is the mother of adult children with learning and mental health challenges.

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