New Toolkit Featuring Information from NCBDDD’s Learn the Signs. Act Early.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education joined with Too Small to Fail to release a Fostering Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children Toolkit. As part of the toolkit, you will find developmental milestone information from the Learn the Signs. Act Early. Program. Please explore the toolkit through the links below.
This toolkit on healthy social and emotional development includes:
Updates from CHADD and the National Resource Center on ADHD (NRC)
In this new video from the NRC, ADHD expert Roberto Olivardia explains why people with ADHD may find it harder to eat healthfully in part two of the NRC’s ADHD and Food videos.
ADHD Resources for Spanish Speakers
NRC provides an information and referral helpline Monday through Friday, 1 P.M. to 5 P.M. ET. You can call the NRC at 800-233-4050 and press 2 to reach our Spanish-speaking ADHD health information specialist, who can answer your questions and help connect you to resources in your local area.
In addition, there are currently four factsheets in Spanish that are designed to be helpful for parents of children with ADHD, teachers, and adults with ADHD. These include:
- Preschoolers and ADHD (Los niños en edad preescolar y el TDAH)
- Psychosocial Treatments for Children and Adolescents with ADHD (Tratamiento sicosocial para niños y adolescentes con TDAH)
- Educational Rights for Children with ADHD in Public Schools (Derechos educativos para niños con TDAH en escuelas públicas)
- Diagnosis of ADHD in Adults (Diagnóstico del TDAH en adultos)
You can find these and other resources at Recursos en español. You can also translate the CHADD website into Spanish. Look in the top right corner for the translator button that displays “Select Language.” Choose Spanish or one of the other eight languages to translate the entire website.
Call or visit www.help4adhd.org/nrc to start finding information and using Spanish-language resources.
Submit a proposal for the 2017 CHADD Annual International Conference on ADHD
The 2017 CHADD Annual International Conference at the Hilton Atlanta from November 9-11 will be the premier conference showcasing new ideas and innovation in the field of ADHD and related disorders. The call for papers is now open for general and pre-conference sessions, research posters, and innovative programs.
CHADD is seeking educational content that focuses on the following:
- Diagnosis and treatment
- Collaborative practices
- Learning differences
- Implementation of IDEA and Section 504
- Educational interventions
- Multimodal treatment
- Co-existing conditions
- Cultural diversity
The deadline to submit an abstract to present a conference session is March 13, 2017. The deadline to submit an abstract for a research poster or innovative program is June 1, 2017.
For more details visit.
Webinar: 5 Ways Nutrition can Impact ADHD Symptoms
Presenter: Laura Stevens, MS
Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
In this webinar, learn about five adjustments to your diet that may affect ADHD symptoms. Create a plan for where to start when making changes and how to track if they are working. Leave with new information and a plan for using nutrition as a complementary treatment to help improve your quality of life with ADHD. Register Here
New “Pathways” for the Child Neurology Community
The Child Neurology Foundation(CNF) works to actively connect partners from all areas of the child neurology community. To continue and enhance those connections, CNF proudly announces Pathways – an eNewsletter that will feature the latest patient educational information, advocacy events, scholarships, grants, and other opportunities of interest to this population. Please think of Pathways as a sharing platform for your information and resources, as well. Sign up today to receive Pathways.