Past Meetup

CHADD Discussion/Support Group for HIGH SCHOOL Students

This Meetup is past

Every 1st Sunday of the month

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Support/Discussion Group for

HIGH SCHOOL Students with ADD/ADHD Sponsored by CHADD of Northern Virginia

Held on the 1st Sunday of every month

**TIME: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. ** (new time as of 5/20/13)

For all HIGH SCHOOLstudents with ADD/ADHD![Diagnosed or not]

NO PARENTS PERMITTED IN THE MEETING ROOM!

LOCATION: George Mason Enterprise Center 4031 University Drive Fairfax VA 22043

Facilitated/Led by Anne S. Roberts*of BrainRelief, LLC, students will discuss issues caused by ADD/ADHD and strategies for dealing with them, as well as other ADD/ADHD topics.

ØSTRENGTHS AND POSITIVE CHARACTISTICS OF HAVING ADHD
ØEXECUTIVE FUNCTION
ØORGANIZATION
ØDISTRACTIONS AND FOCUSING
ØPERFECTIONISM
ØPROCRASTINATION
ØMOTIVATION
ØPERCEPTIONS OF NON-ADHD PEERS
ØSELF-AWARENESS/SELF ESTEEM/SELF CONFIDENCE
ØSELF-ADVOCACY
ØHELPFUL STATEGIES TO DEAL WITH ADHD
ØGAGETS AND GIZMOS THAT MAY HELP [Time Timer, smart pens, silent alarm watches, sticky notes, + many others]

Free and open to all high school students.

*Anne S. Roberts, MA is a retired Fairfax County Public Schools’ teacher with a Special Education background in Gifted and Talented secondary students and additional certifications in all areas of English Language Arts and Humanities. She has led CHADD support groups for ADHD Adults, is a co-founder for the ADHD Resource Group of Northern VA, and was formerly on the NoVa CHADD Board of Directors as for Director of Support Groups and Director of Adolescent Services. She is the founder and president of BrainRelief, LLC [ http://www.BrainRelief.org ] for which she is a Coach and Educational Consultant for Underachieving Teens, specializing in Gifted, ADHD, and Right-Brained Visual-Spatial students. Ms. Roberts has ADHD herself.

Disclaimer: This is NOT a therapy group. It is for the support and communication with other students with some of the same ADHD issues and may have strategies that help.