The 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 ›
Resources Tagged With: inattention
Children 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 ›
Since 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can take different forms and affects all aspects of a child’s life, which can frustrate parents, teachers, and children alike. In her new book, The Conscious Parent’s Guide to ADHD: A Mindful Approach for Helping Your Child Gain Focus and Self-Control, Rebecca Branstetter, PhD, offers advice on parenting children with ADHD, who can sometimes stretch the skills and patience of the most committed parent.
Dr. Branstetter is a psychologist who works both in private practice and as a school psychologist, giving her a wealth of experience that she shares in The Conscious Parent’s Guide to ADHD. Read more ›