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2014 ADHD Conference

Date: Saturday November 1st and Sunday November 2nd, 2014.

Two full days of presentations on ADHD and related topics geared towards parents, educators, adults with ADHD and their families, and medical professionals.

For more information and to register, visit our Events Page.


Full Day Workshop on ADHD in Adults


Date: October 4, 2014

This will be a full day of presentations and workshops geared to adults and their families dealing with adult ADHD, but also of interest to health professionals who wish to gain an understanding of disorder and potential treatments.

For more information and to register, visit our Events Page.


Website Updates and Reorganization

We have received requests for information to be posted and updates and will get to them as soon as we can. We are in the process of reorganizing the website and placing more information online. Please understand that this is a lengthy process and we will do the best we can to get your information available as soon as we can.

Thank you!


The Representation of ADHD by the Media


Dr. Goodman explains the agenda of journalists withn regard to ADHD and the accuracy of their claims in a presentation sponsored by the National Resource Centre on ADHD. Please read, share, and comment on Heidi bernhardt's summary in our blog post.Here 


ADHD MEDICATION: A BALANCED VIEW IN "THE SMART PILL OVERSELL"


An interesting article called “The Smart Pill Oversell” was just published in the latest issue of the online publication Nature International Weekly Journal of Science. Unlike much of what has come out in lately in the media, this article is more balanced; offering a variety of opinions and some interesting points of discussion. 
Please read, share, and comment on our blog post HERE.

MACLEAN'S MAGAZINE BEGS THE QUESTION: ADHD CRISIS MENTAL HEALTH OR CULTURAL?

Maclean's magazine asks the question,in the title of their article, "Is ADHD a mental health crisis, or a cultural one?"

"ADHD is neither a mental health crisis nor a cultural one," states our President and Executive Director, Heidi Bernhardt. "It is a mental health condition that needs to be taken serioulsy as a medical issue, and not used to sell newspapers and books." Please read, share and comment on our blog post HERE.
  

Maclean’s Magazine asks the question, in the title of their article, "Is ADHD a mental health crisis, or a cultural one?"


Get REAL About ADHD - ADHD EXISTS!

CADDAC National Director, Heidi Bernhardt, writes yet another rebuttal piece posted to our blog in response to media sensationalism and stigma being perpetuated in the piece "ADHD Does Not Exist" in the New York Post. Please read, share, and comment on our blog post HERE.


CADDAC Responds to CBC's Q with Jian Ghomeshi: Are We Overdiagnosing ADHD?

CADDAC National Director, Heidi Bernhardt, writes a rebuttal piece posted to our blog in response to media sensationalism and misinformation surrounding ADHD during the CBC's piece: "Are We Overdiagnosing ADHD?" with Jian Ghomeshi. Please read, share, and comment on our blog post HERE.

2013 CADDAC Accomplishments


We've been very busy this year and would like to share our accomplishments with you. Feel free to forward this link to others who may have an interest in ADHD. We encourage you to support more great work in 2014 by joining the CADDAC family of members. To register as a member or to renew your membership online click here.

To view CADDAC 2013 Accomplishments



This site last updated August 26, 2014.

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