ADHDKC's November Update
Check out all of the exciting events we have planned!
The Parents of kids with ADHD group is having a hybrid meeting (attend in person or online) in November. Read below to learn more and to sign up!
Our Women with ADHD group has started a private FB Group to continue conversations. There will not be meetings for this group in November or December due to the busy holidays. Watch for a return in January!
Our Adults with ADHD group started in October. I’ve heard great feedback already. Learn how you can join below!
ADHDKCTeen for middle and high school students continues to grow. Encourage your adolescent to join and learn about topics related to ADHD, including actionable tools to use to help manage symptoms.
CHADD’s International Conference is coming soon - with in person and virtual options. Learn how you can sign up below.
Growing Your Child's Calm through Connection and Self-Care
Dr. Caroline Danda will provide a brief overview of the brain-body connection and the neuroscience of growing your calm at our November Parent’s Group meeting. She will discuss ways that you can not only grow your calm as a caregiver but also support strengthening the calming ability of your child's nervous system and explore different activities to explore growing connection with your child.
Caroline Danda, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents.
She also is co-founder and author of The Invisible Riptide series and website. The series is designed to help children and families understand the interaction of emotions, physical well-being, and connection to others so they can learn to navigate life’s challenging situations, develop their strengths, and find their voices. The goal is to provide resources that open dialogues about mental health and resilience in the community.
When: November 15th from 7 PM - 8 PM
Where: Horizon Academy (4901 Reinhardt Drive, Roeland Park, KS 66205) with an online option
RSVP: Let us know you’re planning to come in person or if you prefer to join the talk online by signing up.
If you identify as a woman who struggles with life's circumstances, our Women's Group may be just what you're looking for!
Health Coach Lainey Mahaney leads small group discussions most months. There are no sessions in November and December due to the busy holiday season.
The group also now has a private Facebook Group. Continue the conversation throughout by joining the group.
Our Adults with ADHD Group had a successful first meeting and is excited to continue the monthly small group discussions. Lindsey Leach, a certified Social & Emotional Intelligence Coach, leads this group.
The November meeting is Finding the courage to connect. To mask is to conceal a part of yourself in order to feel safe in your circumstances, but hiding a piece of yourself all day every day can be exhausting. As humans, we thrive when we are connected. It can also help in building self-esteem. We will share and discuss how we can comfortably experience connection without masking.
Date: November 13th
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Location: Monticello Conference Room at the Monticello library
Space is limited! RSVP is required. If you are not able to attend, please remove your name from the RSVP to allow someone else to join.
Calling all Middle and High School Students!
ADHDKCTeen is our group for middle and high schoolers. It meets at 7:30 pm on the 1st Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted. Sign up to get an invitation to join us on Zoom - you only need to register once to join any of our meetings. Topics are chosen by the participants at the end of each meeting for the next meeting.
At our last meeting there was a tie for the next month's topic, so we planned for the next two months.
In December the topic will be "Finding Motivation" and in January it will be "Building Self Esteem". We hope students can join us!
We hope you’ll join us in Dallas this November for the 2022 Annual International Conference on ADHD! If you’re not able to attend in person, there is a virtual option.
This is a HUGE conference co-sponsored by CHADD, ADDA, and ACO. See the agenda here and the speakers here. (You might even recognize a few KC Metro ADHD experts! Sign up and show up to their sessions to support them.)
If you’re a member of CHADD, the discount codes below can be used for registration.
If you’re not already a member, you can join here now and then use the codes. Be sure you select our chapter (ADHDKC) as your home chapter when you join!
Find details about the conference and how to register on https://events.bizzabo.com/381128.
If you plan to attend in person with us in Dallas, use discount code INPERSON_CHADD_GENE22 to save $75 ($315 total registration cost after the discount).
If you plan to attend virtually, you’ll use the discount code VIRTUAL_CHADD_GENE22 to save $75 ($260 total registration cost after the discount).
To Register: https://events.bizzabo.com/381128
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