Flashes of Brilliance: An update on ADD/ADHD

Flashes of Brilliance: An update on ADD/ADHD

The Board of Jewish Education of New York is sponsoring a half-day workshop, “Real Solutions for Real Students Using Cognitive Social Integration Therapy.” Designed for educators and parents, it will address techniques useful for children with Asperger’s syndrome, high-functioning autism, and ADD/ADHD. It is scheduled for Nov. ‘1, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (admission, $50, or $35 for members of the Association of Jewish Special Educators). Contact Phyllis Miller at 646-47’-5341.

The BJE is sponsoring a full-day workshop, “ADD, Anxiety, and Depression in Students,” for elementary and high school teachers and guidance counselors, to be held Nov. ‘9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free workshop will feature Dr. Steven Kurtz of the NYU Child Study Center. Contact Janette Sassoon in the Department of Health Services at (646) 47’-5336.

Both workshops will take place at the BJE headquarters, 5’0 8th Ave., 15th floor, New York, N.Y. For more information about these and other programs scheduled for ‘006, visit www.bjeny.org.

For more information about ADD, visit the Web site of the advocacy group Children and Adults with ADD, www.chadd.org.

Information about Keren Adams’ Coach Approach can be found at www.ReachBeyondADD.com.

The National Sleep Foundation can be reached at ‘0’-785-‘300. The American Sleep Disorders Association can be reached at 507-’87-6006.

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