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Ask the Expert chat transcripts, webinars and webcasts address many topics of interest to parents of children with ADHD and adults with ADHD. Please feel free to download the chat transcripts or view the online webcast recordings by clicking on the individual topics.

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Improve Homework Time with Strategies That Work For ADHD Improve Homework Time with Strategies That Work For ADHD
Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M, ACAC
This presentation will look at the challenges that children and parents face in managing homework. Discover strategies that work allowing you to reduce the daily stress of homework battles.
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5 Ways Nutrition Can Impact ADHD Symptoms 5 Ways Nutrition Can Impact ADHD Symptoms
Laura Stevens, M.S.
A healthy diet can provide an effective complementary approach to alleviating some symptoms of ADHD. 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.
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Is My High School Student Ready for College? (And Is My College Student Ready to Go Back?) Is My High School Student Ready for College? (And Is My College Student Ready to Go Back?)
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA
In this webinar learn how students can show their parents that they are ready for college. We will explore different situations such as handling their own medication. We will also discuss options for students who are not yet ready. Both parents of students preparing for college and parents of college students on a break will gain strategies to move forward.
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Tourette Syndrome and ADHD: Starting a New Year with Health, School and Home supports Tourette Syndrome and ADHD: Starting a New Year with Health, School and Home supports
Barbara Coffey, MD , Kathy Giordano , Pamela Malley, MA, CCC-SLP
Tourette Syndrome have ADHD frequently co-occur, which compounds the issues children face with medical treatment, school and home supports. You will hear about the top five things to ask or talk to your doctor about, specific issues to discuss with your child’s school, and ways to support your child at home. This webinar, offered in partnership with the Tourette Association of America will leave you with a new perspective on how to best support your child with Tourette Syndrome and ADHD.
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Department of Education Guidance Broadens Understanding of 504 Rights for Kids with ADHD: Part II Department of Education Guidance Broadens Understanding of 504 Rights for Kids with ADHD: Part II
Matthew Cohen, JD
What happens when you run into issues with identification or evaluation of your student for services under Section 504? What if you are past the evaluation process, but have issues or concerns with the implementation of your child’s 504 plan? You will learn how to use information to advocate for your child in these and other situations.
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Creating the Best Learning Environment for Students with ADHD Creating the Best Learning Environment for Students with ADHD
Sydney Zentall, PhD
Students with ADHD struggle with inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. By creating adjustment to your classroom, you can help students with these behaviors. Learn strategies and suggestions for tailoring the ideas to students in different grade levels.
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Department of Education Guidance Broadens Understanding of 504 Rights for Kids with ADHD Part I Department of Education Guidance Broadens Understanding of 504 Rights for Kids with ADHD Part I
Paul Grossman, JD
Part I: What the Dear Colleague Letter Says and Why It is Important The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance to schools clarifying their responsibilities and how they should be helping students with ADHD. If your child has attention or behavioral challenges at school you may be curious about 504 plans and what the OCR guidance means.
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What Everyone Should Know About ADHD What Everyone Should Know About ADHD
Edward Hallowell
ADHD is one of the most well researched medical conditions. Despite all the research, myths and misunderstandings still exist. Dr. Edward “Ned” Hallowell breaks down the most important aspects of the disorder. He clarifies the distinction between ADHD and ADD, answers the questions, Is ADHD on the rise? and reviews what's new or promising in ADHD research.
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Getting Through to your Teenager with ADHD Getting Through to your Teenager with ADHD
Diane Dempster, CPC, PCC , Elaine Taylor-Klaus, CPCC, PCC
The teenage years are tricky for parent-child relationships. You may find that previous parenting strategies are not as effective for teens. Learn how to make adjustments to your communication so that you not only are getting through to your teenagers, but helping them thrive.
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Building partnerships with parents and caregivers Building partnerships with parents and caregivers
Lee Kern, PhD
Developing partnerships with the parents and caregivers of students is important in order for learning to continue outside of the classroom. Good communication with parents and caregivers can build support and strengthen the work that you are doing in the classroom to help with challenging behaviors and school readiness.
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