ADHD Webinar: Learning and ADHD

Learning and ADHD: Assisting your Child to Find Success at School.

While ADHD is not a learning disability, it can significantly impact a student’s ability to learn and impair academic achievement. Watch the webinar replay now!

This webinar was recorded live for CADDAC in November 2021 with Heidi Bernhardt, RN, CADDAC's Director of Education and Advocacy presenting.

Join Heidi Bernhardt, RN, Director of Education and Advocacy with CADDAC as she lays a framework for parents, caregivers, and educators to understand how ADHD impacts learning, which impairs overall academic achievement.

On average, children with ADHD have problems completing assignments, receive lower grades in academic subjects, and score lower on standardized tests.

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Webinar Content:

  • Define and review academic outcomes
  • Consider how signs of ADHD present in the classroom environment
  • Common cognitive impairments
  • Paths to success

About CADDAC's Presenter

Over the past 30 years, Heidi Bernhardt has helped raise awareness and understanding of ADHD among parents, those with ADHD, educators, health care professionals, industry leaders, government officials and the public through presentations, conferences, media interviews, and advocacy work.
Heidi Bernhardt, is a psychiatric nurse by training, mother of three grown sons with ADHD and the founder of the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC), a Canadian charity dedicated to awareness, education, and advocacy for ADHD. Heidi is the past Executive Director of the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA), a national not-for-profit organization of the leading clinicians and researchers in ADHD in Canada, from 2006 to 2012. During these years she built CADDAC in her volunteer life, nationally incorporating CADDAC as a not-for-profit in 2006 and becoming the Executive Director and President from 2012 to 2019. Heidi currently focuses on  ADHD education material and systemic advocacy while holding the role of Director of Education and Advocacy for CADDAC. She also continues to teach and present on ADHD for CADDAC.

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