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ADHD Weekly, February 28, 2019

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Is Therapy Using Horses Effective for ADHD?

The bond between a child and his horse has long been romanticized. Is there something more to it than our images of young riders and gentle steeds? Therapists and researchers are discovering that riding and caring for a horse can be therapeutic for many people, including children with ADHD. Therapy animals for ADHD Animal therapy…



Adapting Evidence-Based ADHD Treatment Helps Spanish-Speaking Children Succeed

Can making cultural adjustments to how evidence-based ADHD treatments are presented to Hispanic and Latino families improve outcomes for children? Newly released research shows that culturally based adjustments do have a positive result for the child and improve a family’s likelihood of remaining in a treatment plan. Alyson C. Gerdes, PhD, a professor of psychology…



Life After High School: Webinar

CHADD Webinars Emerging Young Adults: Preparing for Life After High School Featuring Judith Bass, CEP Thursday March 7, 2 p.m., ET Graduation from high school is only the beginning of the next adventure. There are many options for the young adult transitioning from high school to career, job placement, and higher education. But where to…



CHADD Young Scientist Awards Taking Applications

Are you an emerging ADHD researcher, working on a doctoral degree, or did you complete a doctoral degree in 2016 or after? Do you know or work with someone who is? Applications for CHADD’s Young Scientist Research Awards are now being accepted. Apply Now Each Young Scientist Research Award includes an unrestricted $1,000 cash award…



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