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Welcome to Philadelphia CHADD, your local resource for support and information on parenting children with ADHD.  Join parents and caregivers just like you to learn parent strategies for your child with ADHD. Experts from area hospitals, medical practices, and educational centers will deliver the lastest information about ADHD treatment, advocacy, and management strategies. Most importantly, we will support each other as we navigate ADHD.

The new CHADD Affilliate will meet every third Thursday of the month (except December) beginning in October. Meetings will be held at 6 p.m. at CHOP Karabots Center, 4865 Market Street in West Philadelphia in Conference Room A.  Free parking will be available.

Our inaugural parent support group meeting will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018, and we are thrilled that that Dr. Mario Cruz of Philly Fight and formerly of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, will be our first speaker.  He will discuss ADHD diagnosis and provide an overview of ADHD.

Our theme for this first programming year is Navigating ADHD. We have an exciting programming year lined up:

Oct. 18, 2018
An Diagnois and an  Overview of ADHD
Dr. Mario Cruz, Philly Fight

November 15, 2018
Academic Succcess: IEPs, 504 Accommodation Plans, Advocay and more
Wanda Cummings, Parents Involved Network

December: No meeting (we will email stategies for the holidays)

January 17, 2019
ADHD Medications: Untangling ADHD Medication
Dr. Kristen Fleming, CHOP

February 21, 2019
Executive Functions
Ryan Wexelblatt

March 21, 2019
Homework Strategies
Dr. Jennifer A. Mautone, Roberts Center for Pediactric Research

April 18, 2019
Parenting Strategies
Dr. Thomas Power, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

May 16, 2019
Building Self-Esteem

June 20, 2019
Transitioning from High School to College


Volunteer Opportunities:

We are looking for volunteers to help with communications, outreach, and a host of other things.
Please email if you are interested in volunteering or joining our mailing list.  

This information was last updated on: 06/30/2018

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