According to the group Children and Adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), about 40% of children with ADHD continue to experience symptoms in adulthood. The long-term effects of this can have great impact. “Compared to teens and young adults without ADHD, those with ADHD were: nearly twice as likely to have physical health problems; more […]
Dear Parents and Guardians, As one of CADDAC’s advocacy initiatives, every time a new medication option for ADHD is approved by Health Canada, we contact the appropriate government agencies, when the opportunity exists, to inform them as to why this new option should be made accessible to children and/or adults with ADHD. Our view is […]
Here’s a link to some helpful information on CADDAC’s website from our 2012 College and University ADHD Awareness Campaign. Please feel free to send this along to anyone in, or thinking about post-secondary schooling. http://www.caddac.ca/cms/page.php?244
Dr. Kenny Handelman, Psychiatrist and ADHD expert, explains the federal disability tax credit in his article for Huffington Post. Canadians struggling with ADHD impairment should read about this tax credit, and perhaps relieve at least some of their (financial) burden. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/dr-kenny-handelman/disability-tax-credit-cra_b_3103808.html
Are certain foods exacerbating your child’s ADHD symptoms? According to ADDitude, some studies have shown that this may be the case if your child has a food sensitivity. An elimination diet may help to pinpoint sensitivities, and allow some symptoms to be better controlled. Here’s ADDitude’s article: http://ow.ly/jkqD2
This morning our Executive Director, Heidi Bernhardt, was interviewed for CBC Radio’s The Current, talking about ADHD. The program took a look at the jump in rates of ADHD diagnoses over the last ten years. You can currently listen to the program online HERE. Please have a listen.
We know ADHD can be frustrating & seem mysterious. Here’s some answers to common questions from adolescents. That’s why CADDAC put together this page on our website full of helpful information for anyone curious or unsure about the topic. Follow this link to CADDAC’s website.
Top Montreal professionals discussing topics on ADHD & LD. Dr. Lily Hechtman will be presenting on ADHD & Comorbidities. Date: Sunday April 28, 2013 Time: 8am – 4:45pm Location: Ruby Foo’s Hotel 7644 Decarie Blvd. Montreal, H4P 2H2 Cost: $65 for individuals, $100 for parent couples Please register before April 21. For more information check […]
Come on out and join us for a full day of presentations geared to families dealing with ADHD. Our morning sessions will be divided between the science of ADHD and how ADHD presents at different stages in life, followed by a unique brief presentation by two young adult students speaking about their own experiences and […]
We now have a series of more than 100 short video clips on questions regarding child, adolescent and adult ADHD available on the CADDAC web site, accessible from the left hand site bar of the homepage. Please note that these videos, unlike others on the CADDAC web site, were not produced by CADDAC. These videos […]