CADDAC News

Posted by on August 14, 2017 in Blog, Event | 0 comments

CADDAC is a national, not-for-profit, organization providing leadership and support in awareness, education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals across Canada.

Upcoming events and information:

ADHD Parent Readiness Education ProgramSeptember 16th & 17th, Toronto, ON
ADHD PREP is a comprehensive 12 hour program geared to parents of newly diagnosed children and adolescents with ADHD, and parents wishing to upgrade their knowledge on the more complex aspects of ADHD including ADHD and learning, executive functioning and self and mood regulation. Treatment options, parenting strategies and school advocacy will also be covered. For more information click here.

CADDAC’S 9TH ANNUAL ADHD CONFERENCE – October 14th & 15th Calgary Alberta
Learn about ADHD from world renowned experts! The CADDAC Annual ADHD Conference is geared to parents, adults with ADHD, educators, and medical professionals. Featuring; Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. For more information click here.

Past ADHD Webinars
Topics include: ADHD and Learning, ODD, Behaviour Strategies, Executive Functioning and many more click here.

CADDAC ADVOCACY – ADHD IN EDUCATION ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN
CADDAC continues to receive calls on a consistent basis from parents across the country expressing concern about their child’s education. To learn more about the ADHD in education and advocacy campaign click here.

TURNING THE PAGE ON ADHD
ADHD undermines executive function (EF), the skills required to anticipate, prioritize, manage time, and manage any new plan. Because of that, having ADHD itself gets in the way of planning around ADHD. That typically means parents, not kids, modify and implement new plans as kids grow up, right up until they figure out how to do it themselves. Read More

I’m Not Irresponsible I Just Lose Things
I  lost my purse at the age of 13. In the years since, I’ve lost more bills, laptops, and wallets than I can count. But though I still feel the weight of my misplaced possessions, my tendency to lose things doesn’t make me a “loser” — it’s just a symptom of my ADHD. Read More

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#ReducePoverty in Canada Youth Contest

Posted by on August 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

The Government of Canada is looking for ideas from youth across the nation on how we can reduce poverty in Canada.
The #ReducePoverty in Canada Youth Contest gives young people an opportunity to share their ideas in video, written and visual formats.
Selected individuals will have the chance to showcase their entry at a national poverty reduction conference in Ottawa on September 28, 2017.
Youth have until August 21 to submit their projects. Full contest details are available at the #ReducePoverty in Canada website.

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