Teachers, Educational Assistants, School Psychologists, Administrators and Education students, you are all invited to join in on the Foothills Academy Professional Development online course for Educators which begins June 25th.
Moving Forward is a 10-week group program for young adults (ages 18 – 25 with an LD and/or ADHD diagnosis) aimed at helping to ease the adjustment to the adult world. This group runs Wednesdays from May 2 - June 20, 2018.
Experiences of Learning Disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) exist in complex environments, and supporting individuals impacted by these conditions requires an intentional, integrated, and collaborative response that spans organizational and sectoral boundaries. The Calgary Region LD and ADHD Network was established to foster collaborative action toward more effective and coordinated cross-organizational/sectoral responses … Continue reading The Calgary Region LD and ADHD Network
This website provides parents, teachers, children, and teens with information about health, behaviour and development. Information on a variety of topics related to ADHD is provided. Resources can be played in audio and are also available in Spanish. Here are some topics for children and teens to check out: What is hyperactivity? - When someone says a … Continue reading KidsHealth.org
People with ADHD may also have learning disabilities. In order to help your child, it is important to understand what a learning disability is and how it can be treated. First and foremost, a learning disability doesn’t mean that your child can’t learn. It just means that they’ll need some help, and will have to … Continue reading LD and ADHD
Treatment for ADHD should include a variety of approaches such as educational and parenting strategies, family therapy, lifestyle changes (e.g., balanced diet, exercise and sleep) and medication. When seeking treatments for ADHD, remember to consider whether the treatment has been validated through research. If the treatment is fairly new and does not yet have research … Continue reading Treatments for ADHD