September 2014 Support Group Meeting

Join CHADD of Greater Sacramento on September 2, 2014, for a discussion of ADHD treatments with James Margolis, M.D. Dr. Margolis will be answering questions about various approaches to managing ADHD, including issues such as medications, non-pharmaceutical approaches, and ADHD in school and the workplace.

Dr. Margolis is a psychiatrist with over 40 years treating people with ADHD, primarily children, and has been active with CHADD of Greater Sacramento since its start in the 1980s. He is a Honorary Retired Physician with Sutter Medical Center, past Chief of Staff and Director of Sutter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and former Medical Direct of the Sutter Counseling Center. Currently, Dr. Margolis’ main professional activities are seeing children, adolescents, and young adults at Well Space Health (formerly known as The Effort) and Another Choice, Another Chance, and teaching at UC Davis Medical School.

The presentation (7-8:30) will be followed by networking time (8:30-9).

CHADD of Greater Sacramento support group meetings are held at the UC Davis Medical Center MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817. Get directions.

You can now REGISTER for P2P ONLINE!!!

Register ONLINE for the upcoming P2P (Parent training on ADHD)

8/2 & 8/9 (TWO Saturdays: 9 AM – 4 PM), CLICK on the link below!

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=hxodganab&oeidk=a07e9j9ohum06490199

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CHADD’S PARENT TO PARENT (P2P) PROGRAM:

https://www.chadd.org/Portals/0/AM/Images/Understading/ParentToParent(P2P).pdf

August 2014 Support Group Meeting

CHADD of Greater Sacramento’s next monthly support group meeting will be Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 7-9 p.m. The August meeting will feature small discussion groups (7-8:30) for:

  • adults with ADHD and family, spouses or partners of adults with ADHD
  • families of children with ADHD

The group time will be followed by networking time (8:30-9).

CHADD of Greater Sacramento support group meetings are held at the UC Davis Medical Center MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817. Get directions.

Parent to Parent Training August 2 & 9–Register Now!

What is Parent to Parent?

This TWO DAY PROGRAM provides educational information and support for families who are dealing with ADHD and learning to navigate the challenges of ADHD across the lifespan.

Topics include:

  • Overview of ADHD
  • Assessment to Multi-Modal Treatment
  • Impact of ADHD on the Family & Creating Developmentally-Appropriate Positive Behavior Interventions
  • Developing Parenting Strategies and Interventions that Strengthen Family Relationships
  • What Do I Do When My Child is Having Difficulties at School?
  • Understanding Educational Laws: An Overview of 504 and IDEA
  • Working with Schools: Building an Education Team that Works
  • ADHD Across the Lifespan and Adults with ADHD

The training will be facilitated by CHADD Greater Sacramento Coordinator T.J. Vidales, with expert guest speakers.

Date: 2 Saturdays, August 2 & 9, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Disability Rights California, 1831 K St., Sacramento, 95811

Cost: $100 for CHADD Members, $153 for non-members (includes a one-year CHADD membership)

Space is limited!

To register for Parent to Parent Training, please print out this registration form (PDF format) and follow the registration instructions. If you have difficulty with the form, please contact:karenh.chaddsac134@gmail.com.

July 2014 Support Group Meeting

CHADD of Greater Sacramento’s next monthly support group meeting will be Tuesday, July 1, 2014, from 7-9 p.m. The July meeting will feature small discussion groups (7-8:30) for:

  • adults with ADHD and family, spouses or partners of adults with ADHD
  • families of children with ADHD

The group time will be followed by networking time (8:30-9).

CHADD of Greater Sacramento support group meetings are held at the UC Davis Medical Center MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817. Get directions.

June 2014 Support Group Meeting

CHADD of Greater Sacramento’s next monthly support group meeting will be Tuesday, June 3, 2014, from 7-9 p.m.

The June meeting topic is an overview and Q&A about educational rights for students with ADHD, featuring Andrew Mudryk, Deputy Director of the Sacramento office of Disability Rights California (DRC), as well as staff from DRC. 

DRC staff will provide information on Section 504 plans and IEPs for youth with ADHD, including a discussion of the benefits of each and potential accommodations and services appropriate for students with ADHD.  DRC staff will be available to answer questions.  DRC is a statewide legal advocacy organization whose mission is to advocate, investigate, and litigate to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities.

If you have a question you would like DRC staff to address, please email it to: CHADDSac134@gmail.com.

Andrew Mudryk graduated from the George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C. He was previously the Director of Litigation and Advocacy for the Arizona Center For Disability Law, where he assisted in complex litigation and counseled cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Medicaid Act. Earlier, Andrew operated a private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan, specializing in employment discrimination, special education, and personal injury cases. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Association of California.

CHADD of Greater Sacramento support group meetings are held at the UC Davis Medical Center MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817. Get directions.