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CHADD is moving! We are moving the weekend of December 7 and 8. Our site will be down for a few hours over the weekend. Our new offices will be open for business on Tuesday December 10. Thank you for your patience.
See all What We Know sheets and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Our December 4. 2013 Ask the Expert webinar featured Ahren Hoffman, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, who focused on Choosing Gifts for Children Affected by ADHD. Following her presentation, Ms. Hoffman responded to questions from the attendees.
These recent webinar recordings are available to the public.
- Combating Stigma and Addressing Myths about ADHD with Ruth Hughes, PhD.
- Helping your doctor, therapist, or coach help you with Craig Surman, MD.
- Helping Kids with ADHD Succeed in School: Homework, Organizational and Planning tips with Joshua Lanberg, PhD.
- Preventing Medication Diversion among Teens and Young Adults with Mark L. Wolraich, MD.
- DSM-5 and ADHD with CHADD's Professional Advisory Board member and psychologist, Mary Solanto, PhD.
- Comprendiendo y Ayudando a Nuestros Niños y Niñas con Déficit de Atención with José J. Bauermeister, PhD.
See our chat schedule for information on upcoming chats.
See our Webinar Archive for older Ask the Expert recordings.NRC Library now has over 6,000 records! Search for books, scientific articles and other materials -- all on ADHD!
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Oct. 9, 2012: CDC and ADHD Awareness Week
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