2016 – 2017 CHADD of Greater Sacramento ADHD Support Group

WHEN:  Every 1st TUESDAY of the month  /  7:00 – 9:00 PM

LOCATION:  UC Davis MIND Institute / 2825 50th Street | Sacramento, CA 95817

COST:  FREE & OPEN to the general public ($5 donation requested for Non-CHADD members)

PARKING:  FREE STREET PARKING (or PAY to park at UCD MIND Institute’s Parking Lot)

  • NO RSVP needed.
  • NO childcare available / Teens encouraged to attend Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • Professionals & students are encouraged to attend for various educational purposes.
  • CHADD & support group volunteer facilitators DO NOT endorse professionals, products, services, publications, medications, or treatments.

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MEETING FORMAT:

  • Discussion Groups OR Guest Speaker Q&A:  7:00 – 8:30 PM
  • Networking Time:  8:30 – 9:00 PM

MONTHLY MEETING DETAILS:

  • Please use the “Email SIGN-UP” button on the right & get on our email list.  We will send you detailed information about our upcoming meetings 1 WEEK + 1 DAY prior to our meeting date.  (This is NOT CHADD membership sign up)

SCHEDULE:  2016 – 2017 CHADD Support Groups

  • (JULY = NO MEETING)
  • 8/2/16Discussion Groups (Parents Group & Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • 9/6/16 = “General ADHD Q&A” GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. James Margolis (Psychiatrist) 
  • 10/4/16 = Discussion Groups (Parents Group & Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • 11/1/16Discussion Groups (Parents Group & Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • 12/6/16 = “Latest ADHD Treatments & Research” GUEST SPEAKERS (To be announced…)
  • 1/3/17Discussion Groups (Parents Group & Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • 2/7/17Discussion Groups (Parents Group & Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • 3/7/17“504 / IEP / ADHD & Your Legal Rights” GUEST SPEAKERS (To be announced…)
  • 4/4/17Discussion Groups (Parents Group & Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • 5/2/17Discussion Groups (Parents Group & Adults/Spouses/Partners Group)
  • 6/6/17“TOPIC TO BE DECIDED” GUEST SPEAKERS (To be announced…)

June 2016 Support Group Meeting

CHADD Greater Sacramento’s next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, from 7-9 p.m.

The meeting will feature a discussion group (7-8:30) for:

Adults with ADHD and family, spouses or partners of adults with ADHD

AND

Families of children with ADHD

Bring your thoughts and questions about issues related to living with ADHD, including school and work questions, time management and organizational skills, relationships, healthier living, and more. ADHD impacts many areas of life; finding a supportive group of people who “get it” can make a real difference!

The discussion groups (7:00-8:30 PM) will be followed by Networking Time (8:30-9:00 PM).

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

Meetings are free and open to the public. A $5 donation is requested of non-CHADD members, although no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

Please note that, due to insurance restrictions, child care is not available at CHADD of Greater Sacramento meetings.

We look forward to seeing you!

May 2016 Support Group Meeting

CHADD Greater Sacramento’s next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, from 7-9 p.m.

The 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

Bring your thoughts and questions about issues related to living with ADHD, including school and work questions, time management and organizational skills, relationships, healthier living, and more. ADHD impacts many areas of life; finding a supportive group of people who “get it” can make a real difference!

The discussion groups (7:00-8:30 PM) will be followed by Networking Time (8:30-9:00 PM).

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

Meetings are free and open to the public. A $5 donation is requested of non-CHADD members, although no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

Please note that, due to insurance restrictions, child care is not available at CHADD of Greater Sacramento meetings.

We look forward to seeing you!

April 2016 Support Group Meeting

CHADD Greater Sacramento’s next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, from 7-9 p.m.

The 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

Bring your thoughts and questions about issues related to living with ADHD, including school and work questions, time management and organizational skills, relationships, healthier living, and more. ADHD impacts many areas of life; finding a supportive group of people who “get it” can make a real difference!

The discussion groups (7:00-8:30 PM) will be followed by Networking Time (8:30-9:00 PM).

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

Meetings are free and open to the public. A $5 donation is requested of non-CHADD members, although no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.
Please note that, due to insurance restrictions, child care is not available at CHADD of Greater Sacramento meetings.

We look forward to seeing you!

March 2016 Support Group Meeting

CHADD of Greater Sacramento’s March support group meeting will be a presentation by staff from Disability Rights California (DRC) on Educational Rights of Students with ADHD.

If you have children with ADHD, or are a student with ADHD, you will want to attend this presentation! Questions will also be taken about the rights of employees with ADHD in the workplace.

This meeting will feature an overview and Q&A about educational rights for students with ADHD, with Andrew Mudryk, Deputy Director of the Sacramento office of DRC, and Taymour Ravandi, staff attorney at DRC.

The speakers 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. They will also 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.

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

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES
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.

Taymour Ravandi is an attorney with Disability Rights California who specializes in special education and has been assisting families on special education matters for the past seventeen years. He has also worked on a spectrum of legal issues concerning discrimination and public benefits.

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.

February 2016 Support Group Meeting

CHADD Greater Sacramento’s next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, from 7-9 p.m.

The February 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

Bring your thoughts and questions about issues related to living with ADHD, including school and work questions, time management and organizational skills, relationships, healthier living, and more. ADHD impacts many areas of life; finding a supportive group of people who “get it” can make a real difference!

The discussion groups (7:00-8:30 PM) will be followed by Networking Time (8:30-9:00 PM).

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

Meetings are free and open to the public. A $5 donation is requested of non-CHADD members, although no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

Please note that, due to insurance restrictions, child care is not available at CHADD of Greater Sacramento meetings.

We look forward to seeing you!