Join us for CHADD of Iowa Regional Workshops
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)
Families register with: Rachel Terry, 563-263-8476
Saturday, October 20th at 8:00 a.m.
Cedar Rapids Public Library
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Refreshments and light continental breakfast provided.
The Sioux City CHADD group is not active at this time. Please search the other Iowa CHADD sites for more information regarding upcoming regional meetings. We look forward to hearing from you! For more information contact: Kathy Harriott at (319) 551-8352 – Cedar Rapids CHADD Site Coordinator or Brian Foy (563) 260-0320.
Local Volunteer Opportunities
CHADD Local Support Groups and Affiliates Need Your Support
CHADD has local support groups in every state in the United States. Each group offers programming or information specific to their geographic area. These groups offer assistance for parents, children, young adults, adults and other stakeholders (psychologists, teachers, doctors, etc.). These groups provide advocacy, support, networking and information to those affected by AD/HD in their communities.
Ways you can support these efforts are as follows:
Donate to this effort
Contact your local CHADD group to advocate for support groups
Contact your school district to host and support newly forming or current groups
Contact your local community foundation or other foundations in your area to support this effort
For questions on these, or any options to support CHADD please visit our web site at https://chadd.org or contact the CHADD National office at (301) 306-7070.