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Parent to Parent:
Family Training on AD/HD
What is Parent to Parent?
Parent to Parent: Family Training on AD/HD was developed by Linda Smith, Beth Kaplanek and Mary Durheim over a two plus year period. 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. The curriculum was developed by parents who have lived the experience, but who also have had access to the best researchers and practitioners in the country. The entire course includes 14 hours of time and is usually offered as a seven week class, meeting for two hours once a week. Each participant receives extensive materials to support the including articles, reference materials, handouts and homework assignments. The curriculum is very structured and includes information on:
- Overview of AD/HD
- Assessment to Multimodal Treatment
- The Impact of AD/HD on the Family and Creating Developmentally Appropriate and Positive Behavioral Interventions
- Developing Parenting Strategies and Interventions to Strengthen Family Relationships
- What Do I Do When My Child is Having Difficulty at School: Understanding the Federal education Laws
- Working with Schools: Building an Education Team that Works
- AD/HD Across the Life Span: Teens and Adults with AD/HD
Teachers in Florida:
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CHADD AFFILIATE: So. Broward & No. Dade CHADD
Contact: Staci Schnell; Email: email@example.com; Phone: 954-951-2929