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July 20, 2017 Edition

July is for More Than the Beach!
Did you know that July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month? It is a time to recognize and address the disparities in diagnosis and treatment unique to minorities. And it’s also a time to consider the impact of those disparities to our community.

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Are Micronutrient Supplements an Option for ADHD?
Q: Should I look into micronutrient supplements as a complementary approach for ADHD treat?
A: While our bodies need certain vitamins and minerals for proper brain function, research isn’t yet supporting micronutrient supplements to address ADHD symptoms. Some research is promising, but conclusive evidence is still missing. We talked with a member of CHADD’s Professional Advisory Board for more information. Here’s what she said.

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Picking Apps for Your Classroom
Are you looking for apps you can use into your classroom this coming school year? Teachers can use assistive technology, like apps on tablets, to help students affected by ADHD manage challenges associated executive functioning.During this special Ask the Expert Educators’ Edition, you will learn about a variety of exciting apps to help with executive function tasks. Ms. Driscoll will look critically at what makes these apps stand out above the rest. Keep reading for how to register now.

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