Bi-Weekly news & updates
Every other Thursday | Thursday January 7, 2021
CADDAC News
"ADHD Right to Learn" Advocacy Campaign
We had launched a national "ADHD Right to Learn" online advocacy campaign last week.

We invite you to join by using our letter template to email or tweet to your local MPP and provincial Minister of Education, asking them to recognize ADHD as a learning risk and to allocate appropriate resources for students with ADHD at school.
Flashback: Blogs about online learning during Covid
Tips for Parents of Students with ADHD Returning to School During Covid
  • What can parents do to help mitigate this unknown?
  • What you can do to assist your child transitioning into this challenging environment?
  • Letter template to the school / principal
  • Webinar recording
What Does the New Quadmester System and In-Class Versus online Learning Mean for Secondary School ADHD Students?
  • What exactly is this new “quadmester” system?
  • How might these changes impact our students with ADHD?
  • Tips for students with ADHD and their parents on navigating this new quadmester system.
Webinars for January / February 2021

Date: Tuesday January 19, 2021
7:30pm EST
Interactive Parenting Course
Date: Wed, February 17th to March 31st
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Date: Wed, April 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th & May 19th
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm EST

This five-part interactive course has been designed for parents starting the ADHD journey with their child and for those striving to understand their child’s impairments and needs. It will cover the things you need to know about ADHD: what it really is; how it impacts learning, behaviour and emotional regulation; treatment options, and how to implement home and school strategies.
Articles and ADHD News
Humans have more than 6,000 thoughts a day, tracking them might help diagnose early signs of ADHD, mania: Study
via MEAWW

According to scientists, an average human has over 6,000 thoughts per day. Tracking them may help catch the early signs of mental health conditions . 

ADHD Coaching Is Really Worth Your Time and Money
via HealthyADHD

What separates ADHD coaches from life coaches is that they have training and education about the neurobiological basis of ADHD. They actually know the chemical underpinnings of what is going on in our brains.

ADHD Affects Older Adults, Too. Know The Signs And Treatments Available.
via YouAreUNLTD 

I often see adult ADHD patients who had no idea that their inconsistent performance in academics or their career, relationship struggles, and chronic stress about failing to accomplish goals was actually due to ADHD.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE COMMUNITY
Webinar: Time to Reset: Simplify Your ADHD Life in the New Year
Webinar: Digital Media Use in Youth - Navigating the Tensions Between Online Risk and Opportunity During A Complex Time
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