Two Groups 10-12yrs & 13-17yrs
Organised by HADD-ADHD Ireland, this unique Halloween camp will be facilitated by a professional production crew, for young people with ADHD and their siblings.
Young people will learn all about film making, teamwork, creativity, problem solving and a whole lot more! Participants will be guided through interactive workshops on all aspects of film making, from writing the script to shooting the movie. Also participating in positive peer to peer relationships, mindfulness & healthy eating sessions.
ADHD Care a joint initiative of UCD, Maynooth University and HADD-ADHD Ireland are delighted to announce this FREE talk, with one of Ireland’s leading practitioners in the area of children with ADHD, Dr Blánaid Gavin. For any parent who has an ADHD child or professional in the field, this is an event not to be missed! To book your place on this special interactive event please click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adhd-and-homework-seminar-tickets-50073025768 When: 18th October 7.00pm – 9.00pm in UC
To launch this exciting research UCD Brain Baby Labs and HADD-ADHD Ireland are hosting an information evening in UCD on the 22nd August at 7.00pm. On the night we will have live demonstrations of eye-tracking and computer-based attention tasks along with an interactive brain mapping activity also you can also visit the baby lab! We invite you to bring your babies and older children with you!
Summary: Adults with ADHD feel empowered performing creative tasks that can help them with a job, researchers report. Source: University of Michigan.
People often believe those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder face challenges that could hinder future employment, but a University of Michigan study found that adults with ADHD feel empowered doing creative tasks that could help them on the job.
Children in England and especially girls are being under-treated, not over-medicated, for ADHD, new figures obtained by the Guardian suggest.
In June, Ofsted’s chief inspector of schools, Amanda Spielman, claimed too many children were being given Ritalin, the main drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She said reliance on drugs meant behavioural problems were not being addressed.