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The Tech Effect: How Too Much Device Time May Be Taking a Toll on Today’s Children [video]

toddlerThe use of handheld devices is now common among toddlers and nearly universal among teens. New research shows that too much device time may be detrimental, especially in the areas of communication, language development, attention span, school performance, and hearing problems. Read more ›

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Center for Parent Information and Resources [web resource]

CPIR logoThe Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities. Read more ›

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Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – CHADD [web resource]

CHADDChildren and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit organization that was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with ADHD.  CHADD provides education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD and for their families.

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral condition affecting 11 percent of school-age children.  Symptoms continue into adulthood in more than three-quarters of cases. ADHD is characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Read more ›

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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry [web resource]

The mission of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers. Read more ›

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Parents Helping Parents [web resource]

ParentsHelpingParentsParents Helping Parents (PHP) helps families who have children of any age with special needs.

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. Read more ›

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Council for Exceptional Children [web resource]

CEC LogoThe Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. Read more ›

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Learning Disabilities Association of America [web resource]

lda-logo-lgSince 1963, Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with  information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a network of resources. Read more ›

Community Education

Growing Up With ADHD [presentation]

In this presentation, CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director Dr. Glen Elliott and his son Mark Elliott, MD, a first year child psychiatry fellow at UCSF share their personal perspectives on growing up with ADHD.  The session begins with a brief description of key symptoms of ADHD, followed by a walk down memory lane of how ADHD affected the lives of one parent and one child through different age ranges. Read more ›

Community Education

Non-Medication Intervention Strategies [presentation]

This presentation reviews non-medication intervention strategies for children with ADHD and executive functioning challenges. Learn more about ADHD and executive functioning and the types of behavioral strategies you can employ to improve attention and promote executive functioning. Read more ›

Community Education

Signs of ADHD & Tips for Coping [presentation]

In this parent education presentation, Dr. Elliott and Dr. Keil provide a brief historical perspective of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), discuss current methods for diagnosis and some general strategies for coping with a child with ADHD. Read more ›

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