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Building the Capacity of Educators to Meet the Needs of Students with ADHD | Baton Rouge, LA

Apr. 28, 2017 9:30 am - Apr. 29, 2017 1:00 pm

  • Location : Hilton Garden Inn
  • Meeting Type: Regional and State Events

Description :

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Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Louisiana

Designed for Louisiana, this project provides ADHD-specific teaching methods for teachers to help students with ADHD in grades K-12 succeed through workshops, webinars, statewide training, and an online community with resources. FREE 1 and 1/2 day long workshop that identifies common ADHD-related learning problems plus practical classroom techniques, interventions, and the latest research to enhance school success for students with ADHD. Designed for mainstream classroom teachers, this training will provide best-practice strategies in an interactive, hands-on format. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss solutions to common academic and behavioral problems in a "case-based" format. Each attendee will also receive the CHADD Educator’s Manual on ADHD: An In-Depth Look from an Educational Perspective and access to the Teacher to Teacher online learning platform for continuing education.

Dates: Friday, April 28, 2017-Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: Friday, 9:30 am-4:00 pm; Saturday 9:30 am-1:00 pm
Place: Hilton Garden Inn Baton Rouge
3330 Harding Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Room: LeMoyne & D'Iberville
The training is FREE. Complimentary continental breakfast, coffee and lunch will be provided


Anne Ellison is a past-president of the Board of Directors of CHADD, and former Chair of the Professional Advisory Board. She has authored and presented hundreds of papers, articles and books, including Interventions for ADHD: Treatment in developmental context (Guilford Press), and Clinical neuropsychological assessment and interventions for children (2nd edition) (Springer Science) with Margaret Semrud-Clikeman. In addition, Dr. Ellison was a co-editor of the CHADD Educator's Manual on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: An in-depth look from an educational perspective with Chris Dendy and Mary Durheim; and, a co-author of Teacher to Teacher (T2T): ADHD Goes to School with Chris Dendy and Joan Helbing. Dr. Ellison is a Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is currently teaching at the University of South Carolina, Aiken. She was inducted into CHADD’s Hall of Fame in 2010.

Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, a popular author, former educator, school psychologist, children’s mental health professional with 45+ years’ experience, is the mother of three grown children and five grandchildren with ADHD. She and her late husband have provided training nationally and internationally. She has authored four popular books and two DVDs on ADHD. Her first book, Teenagers with ADD & ADHD has sold over 100,000 copies. Her latest book, Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD, & Executive Function Deficits, 2nd ed, was released in 2011. In November of 2014, she received CHADD’s Lifetime Achievement Award; this is only the second time the award has been given. In 2006 she was inducted into CHADD’s Hall of Fame. As a volunteer, she was the lead author for the CHADD Educator's Manual and is a co-founder of CHADD's Teacher-to-Teacher program.

Questions or to register by phone: (240) 487-2321

About the Blue Cross Foundation

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation works each day to improve the health and lives of Louisianians by empowering everyday people to do extraordinary good. By building and funding coalitions of friends, families and neighbors, the Foundation hopes to build a healthier Louisiana, particularly for its children. The foundation is funded solely by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, but is a separate 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity. Together Blue Cross and the Blue Cross Foundation invest $2.5 million each year into Louisiana’s communities and nonprofits.


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Webinar for Healthcare Providers | Early Morning Functioning in children and adolescents with ADHD

May. 23, 2017 1:00 pm - May. 23, 2017 2:00 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :Presenter: Russell Barkley, Ph.D.

Time: 1 pm – 2pm ET, so please make adjustment if you are in a different time zone.


About this webinar According to research published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 91% of parents reported inadequately controlled ADHD symptoms and functional impairment during their early morning routine.1 Often the parent’s relationship with their child or adolescent with ADHD was negatively affected by these symptoms.1 This webinar will help health care providers better identify commonly reported areas of morning dysfunction in children and adolescents with ADHD.

1. Sallee FR. Early morning functioning in stimulant-treated children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and its impact on caregivers. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015;25(7):558-565.

View materials from our previous webinar for parents: How to Survive Mornings with ADHD

Young Children and Early Morning Functioning
Pre Teens and Early Morning Functioning
Teens and Early Morning Functioning

How to Survive Mornings with ADHD