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Tips for Understanding the ADHD Mind and Navigating an Adult ADHD Relationship When You Don't Have ADHD

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Are you in a relationship with someone with ADHD and having difficulty understanding how and why the same issues keep arising? ADHD can be a significant factor in a variety of relationship problems. However when you understand how ADHD plays a role in the relationship, misinterpreted motives and hurt feelings can be mitigated. Our presenter, who has been married for 46 years to her husband with ADHD, will share her insights on what to do, what not to do and how to use your new understanding of ADHD to improve your relationship.

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Heidi Bernhardt

Heidi Bernhardt, RN, is a psychiatric nurse by training, mother of three young men with ADHD, and the founder and former Executive Director of the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC), a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to awareness, education, and advocacy for ADHD. Heidi also served as the 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 for 6 years. Over the past 25 years, Heidi Bernhardt has helped raise awareness and understanding of ADHD among parents, educators, health care professionals, industry leaders, and government officials through presentations, conferences, media interviews, and advocacy work.

CADDAC would like to thank the Zorzi Family, Janssen Inc., and Takeda Canada for generously supporting this event.

The information provided during this educational workshop is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard during this workshop. By accessing or attending this workshop, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of the user agreement as stated in full.

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