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…

Comment on: The House We Build for ADHD, A Blueprint for Long Term, Successful ADHD Care

A post published by Mark Bertin M.D recently caught my eye for several reasons – one being the fact that Dr. Bertin will be one of our featured 2015 conference speakers, and another being his well-balanced multimodal approach to addressing ADHD, and his realization that the high levels of stress this disorder causes often drives…

Recent Important studies on ADHD and Suicide Risk

Recent studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden found that people with ADHD have an increased risk of suicide. In addition, they also found an increased risk of suicide in the parents and siblings of people with ADHD. http://www.livescience.com/46532-suicide-risk-adhd.html This study is the first large scale study to show that ADHD and suicidal…

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…