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Free Webinar | Beyond the Classroom: Supporting Students with ADHD

Aug. 17, 2017 4:00 pm - Aug. 17, 2017 5:00 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :Beyond the Classroom: Supporting Students with ADHD

Presenter: Sandra Mislow, M.Ed.

Time: 4 pm – 5 pm ET, so please make adjustments if you are in a different time zone.

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About this webinar Teachers play an essential role in the treatment of students with ADHD, both within and outside of the classroom. After spending almost 40 hours each week with their students, teachers develop a unique perspective of each student’s behaviors and can offer valuable insight to parents and health care providers.

During this webinar, learn how to support your students with ADHD outside of the curriculum and the classroom. Identify the “red flag” behaviors that are important to share with parents, which will in turn help to effectively adjust a student’s treatment plan. Discuss the importance of a positive attitude and other strategies that can help parents create a smooth and stress-free morning at home so the child comes to school ready to learn. Explore approaches for communicating with parents and caregivers so that you can be an effective part of your student’s treatment team and an ally to your student’s family.

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This webinar is sponsored by an educational grant from Ironshore Pharmaceuticals. It focused on a primary audience of teachers and educators and is the third in a series. Links to the previous webinars are below.

The webinar for parents: How to Survive Mornings with ADHD

The webinar for health care providers: Early Morning Functioning in Children and Adolescents with ADHD

How to Start the School Year Right and Request Added Support for ADHD

Sep. 7, 2017 1:00 pm - Sep. 7, 2017 2:00 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: None

Description :
Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST

Course Fee: $15.00 CHADD member rate | $25.00 CHADD nonmember rate

A new school year brings a lot of different emotions for both parents and children, but all share a common goal to start the year on positive note. During this webinar, we will discuss six tips to start the school year right, tailored to challenges caused by ADHD. You will identify different types of routines to create for your child at home before and after school and how to implement them. You will be able to describe communication strategies for making contact with your child’s teachers and connecting with the school.

The second half of the webinar will explore the steps needed to get added support for ADHD, including the importance of advocating for your child. We’ll discuss how to organize and keep a communication log of the contact you have with your child’s teacher, how to partner with the school to share best strategies for working with your child, and where to find information about your child's rights within the school. Participants will receive a Back to School Toolkit with strategies to implement immediately and the tools to request extra support when needed.

In addition to the live webinar, participants will receive a Back to School Toolkit and access to a recording of the webinar.

About the Presenter
Jeffrey Katz, PhD, is a child, adolescent, and adult psychologist and leading expert in the field of ADHD, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Dr. Katz has been in private practice in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area for more than 25 years. As an author and sought after speaker, Dr. Katz presents on varied topics, including recognizing ADHD; therapies and strategies for handling ADHD in the home, work, and academic setting; current research and trends; the laws and regulations related to those with ADHD.

Dr. Katz is also an authority on Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS), helping to ensure students have access to the most effective instructional and behavioral practices and interventions possible. Parents frequently ask Dr. Katz to advocate for their child with regard to issues relating to special education and accommodations under Section 504.

Dr. Katz is highly involved in the ADHD community, serving on numerous boards, committees and professional associations. He serves on the board of directors of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) and as chair of the Public Policy committee. He also sits on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Attention Disorders, reviewing research that has been submitted for publication. Dr. Katz lives in Virginia Beach with his wife Mindy Katz, MS, an ADHD and life coach.

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