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Live Webinar on April 26: ADHD Grandfamilies: Grandparents Raising Neurodivergent Grandkids

Not available April 26? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.In ADHD grandfamilies, grandparents are raising or helping to raise their grandchildren for a variety of reasons — while simultaneously learning how to parent and support a neurodivergent child, often for the first time.

So much has changed in our understanding of ADHD and its comorbidities, and grandparents are working hard to catch up and help out.If your grandchild has ADHD, you likely struggle with kickstarting the morning routine, tackling and turning in homework, doing chores, and even sitting at the dinner table. Navigating your role as a grandparent—whether you’re raising your grandchild or just contributing to childcare—requires patience and energy when your grandchild presents with inattentive, hyperactive and/or impulsive behavior.In this webinar, grandparents will learn:Have a question for our expert? There will be an opportunity to post questions for the presenter during the live webinar.Caroline Mendel, Psy.D., is the Senior Director of Clinical Services for School and Community Programs and a psychologist in the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of youth with ADHD, disruptive behavior, and other co-occurring conditions.

She is skilled in behavioral parent training approaches and is a certified parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) therapist. She also has experience providing evidence-based interventions including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).Certificate of Attendance: For information on how to purchase the certificate of attendance

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