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A Parent's Role in Managing ADHD, Learning Issues and Life 

Do you get tired of repeating yourself, losing your cool, micro-managing your kids or triggering defensive reactions? You can improve communication and shift behaviors with a coach-approach to parenting. In this engaging, interactive presentation, leading world-experts on parenting and ADHD, Elaine Taylor-Klaus and Diane Dempster, will teach fundamental strategies (that you can use right away) to cultivate ownership and independence — for even the most complex kids. Come with questions -- there will be time for Q & A!


These events are free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 18th

Muscatine YMCA 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

1823 Logan Street (Q & A afterwards)

Muscatine, Iowa

Families register with: Rachel Terry, 563-263-8476

Refreshments provided! 


Saturday, October 20th at 8:00 a.m.

Cedar Rapids Public Library

Whipple Auditorium 

450 5th Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids IA 52401

Parking on the street is free during this event.

For more information contact:

Kathy Harriott, (319) 551-8352 or

Jami Demuth (319) 213-4386.


“Sanity School” 

Friday, October 19th from 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Mississippi Bend AEA

729 21st Street, Bettendorf, Iowa 

If your kids or students have trouble paying attention or following directions, have meltdowns or are impulsive or defensive, if you are constantly repeating yourself or losing your cool, then YOU can help the kids in your life by attending this full day workshop. You’ll leave this training with a brand-new toolbox full of ideas and tactics you can use right away to support and empower the children and teens in your care. This world-renown training is usually only available online, but it is coming to Iowa, presented by the original creators of the program, for just one day. Registration is required. 

Educators & Service Providers register here (CEU’s available): Type in “Sanity School” in the courses pull down menu. 

Families register with: Rachel Terry, 563-263-8476 Refreshments and light continental breakfast provided.


CHADD of Iowa meets at various locations, dates and times throughout the State.

Our Muscatine site will hold its annual regional meeting on Thursday, October 26th 6:30-8pm at the Muscatine YMCA Family Program Services 

The Muscatine site holds monthly meetings on selected Thursdays from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Please Rachel Terry at 563-263-8476 ext. 6476 for dates.

Family Program Services (formerly The Mom's Program) of the Muscatine YMCA provides support, study groups, workout programs, play groups and informational workshops, etc. to residents of the community.

All programming is free and open to the public. Call Diane Broderson at: 563-263-9996 for more information about the family programs at the YMCA.  

 For all other questions concerning the Muscatine CHADD site please contact Rachel Terry at 563-263-8476 ext. 6476.

The CHADD lending library has books, videotapes, and free handouts available and is housed at the Mississippi Bend AEA office (1422 Houser St.) in Muscatine. Contact Rachel Terry - 563-263-8476 ext. 6476 for more information

**If you are not a CHADD member, or are new to CHADD, please sign up using our online fomr and enter your contact information with CHADD so that we can contact you about local activities.  Your privacy is protected and will not be used for any other purpose except to contact you about CHADD programs and activities.

Do you need immediate assistance/information about ADHD?

Pease contact
CHADD's national Resource Centers on ADHD at 800-233-4050, press 2 (9-5:00 weekdays). You can also go to for additional ADHD information

Meetings are free and open to the public.  You do not have to be a CHADD member to attend!!

Learn more about the Parent to Parent Training on AD/HD (fee)

Parent to Parent provides educational information and support for individuals and families dealing with AD/HD and learning to navigate the challenges of AD/HD across the lifespan. Courses are offered in local communities across the country. (more)

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This information was last updated on: 10/06/2018

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