It’s no secret among parents with ADHD that many children with ADHD have social skills problems and have difficulty making friends. Have a look at some of the research that Dr. Amori Mikami’s Peer Relationships in Childhood Lab has done on ADHD children. They are also not afraid to have some fun:)
If you’re the parent of an ADHD child age 6-11 in the Vancouver BC area or willing to travel to Vancouver whose child
has ADHD and should have some difficulty getting along with peers, making or keeping friends, or with social skills. Other children in the study are typically developing without these concerns.
And want to help them learn social skills and make and keep friends? Then check out UBC psychology professor Dr. Amori Mikami’s new ADHD parent support group. Read more...
The fourth annual BC ADHD Awareness Week will be will be October 12-18th 2015.
The purpose of the week is to:
- Raise awareness of ADHD in BC
- Reduce stigma and misinformation on ADHD in adults and children
- Show the economic and social costs of ignoring and stigmatizing ADHD
- Provide factual information on ADHD
- Encourage proper diagnosis and multimodal treatment of ADHD by trained professionals
- Get more resources for diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults
Please help spread the word and we can always use volunteers to do tasks big and small in person, on the phone and online, since we have zero paid staff.
Just the volunteers of the only adult ADHD support group in BC, my Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group and I. Read more...