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ADHD Weekly, September 19, 2019

Research Finds Lower Risk of Uncommon Side Effect Than Previously Thought

Does methylphenidate, a commonly prescribed medication for ADHD, increase the risk of psychotic events for teens and young adults when they first start on the medication? Recent research from Sweden could reassure parents and practitioners by finding no increased risk levels associated with the start of treatment. “Our study did not detect an increased risk…



CHADD Names Young Scientist Awardees

CHADD’s professional advisory board has selected Rosanna Breaux, PhD, and Samuel J. Eckrich, MS, as recipients of the 2019 Young Scientist Research Awards. These emerging researchers are making important contributions to our understanding of ADHD. Each awardee will receive $1,000 and recognition during the 2019 Annual International Conference on ADHD in Philadelphia, November 7-9. They…



Webinar: Teaching Students Grit, Perseverance, and Frustration Tolerance

Ask The Expert Educator Highlight: Teaching Grit, Perseverance and Frustration Tolerance To Students with ADHD Featuring Cindy Goldrich EdM, ACAC Your students learn through direct instruction and opportunities to practice the information, as well as time and repeated efforts. However, the ability of students to succeed academically does not solely rely on curriculum. The ability…