ADHD Prep (Parent Readiness Education Program)

Click here to Register for ADHD PREP! CADDAC presents ADHD PREP, a 2-day program on Saturday April 25 from 9AM – 4PM and Sunday April 26 9AM – 4PM Visit the ADHD Prep Outline for an overview of the course content. ADHD PREP is a comprehensive 12­-hour program geared to parents of newly diagnosed children…

Reminder: Adult ADHD Workshop, October 4th!

Don’t forget to register for CADDAC’s upcoming workshop on Adult ADHD, less than two weeks away! Date: Saturday October 4th, 2014. Location: Centennial College Culinary Arts Centre, 940 Progress Avenue, Toronto Ontario M1G 3T5. Time: Registration and Breakfast from 8:00AM to 9:00AM. Presentations from 9:00AM to 3:30PM, followed by a Q & A Discussion session….

Comment on ‘What’s in a Label”

What’s in a Label? – Today’s Parent Magazine I strongly disagree with the recent article in Today’s parent magazine “What’s in a Label?” http://www.todaysparent.com/family/parenting/kids-health-labelling-behaviour/, which states that labeling a child with a disorder, be it ADHD, ODD, anxiety or OCD, imprisons a child and gives them the feeling of a life sentence. Liza Finlay, a…

Dr. Kenny Handleman’s tips on a stress free school year (for the parents!)

In 2012, CADDAC conducted a survey of parents with ADHD children. Participants were asked to define the stress levels experienced during the school year. More than half of the Canadian parents surveyed were not satisfied with the help their child is received at school, nor the knowledge that teachers and principals are perceived to have…