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Ask the Expert Online Series
The NRC's monthly chats provide the opportunity to ask questions of leading experts on ADHD.
March 2013 Ask the Expert Webinar:
Recordings: Available to the public 2-3 days following the chat.
||Mark Bertin, MD|
||Mindfulness and Parenting a Child with ADHD|
||Wednesday, March 20, 3:30-4:30 PM (Eastern). |
ADHD affects the whole family, and not just the child or teen with the disorder. Parents/caregivers can especially feel the stress of dealing with their child’s inability to focus or his impulsive and hyperactive behavior. Forgetting to do chores, not completing homework assignments, coming home with a speeding ticket – parenting a child with ADHD can be tough!
Mark Bertin, MD, is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician who thinks that parents can help themselves and their child with ADHD by taking steps to manage their own stress levels when these situations arise. Could “mindfulness” be a way to help parents handle not only daily ADHD related crises, but with managing ADHD and family life in general?
Join us on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Eastern when Dr. Bertin discusses “mindfulness” and how parents might use it to improve their own parenting skills and better help their child with ADHD.
About Mark Bertin, MD
Dr. Mark Bertin is a board certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, and a frequent lecturer on child development topics including autistic spectrum disorders, ADHD and parenting. He also leads mindfulness based stress reduction classes, having attended trainings at Jon Kabat Zinn’s Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Bertin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College and author of the book “The Family ADHD Solution” – which was published in 2011.