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Please join us for various topics related to parenting a child, teen, or young adult with ADHD/ADD. We occasionally have a guest speaker, so sign up for upcoming announcements.

Event date Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm
Event End Date Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:30 pm
Per person registration fee Free
Event Categories Support Groups
Event date Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Event End Date Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Per person registration fee Free
Event Categories Support Groups

This support group is for all High School students with ADD/ADHD or Executive Function issues [Diagnosed or not]. Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of every month.

Students will discuss issues caused by ADD/ADHD and strategies for dealing with them, as well as other ADD/ADHD topics.

- STRENGTHS AND POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF HAVING ADHD
- EXECUTIVE FUNCTION
- ORGANIZATION
- DISTRACTIONS AND FOCUSING
- PERFECTIONISM
- PROCRASTINATION
- MOTIVATION
- PERCEPTIONS OF NON-ADHD PEERS
- SELF-AWARENESS/SELF ESTEEM/SELF CONFIDENCE
- SELF-ADVOCACY
- HELPFUL STRATEGIES TO DEAL WITH ADHD
- GADGETS AND GIZMOS THAT MAY HELP [Time Timer, smart pens, silent alarm watches, sticky notes, + many others]

To allow for a safe space for teens to share their struggles and concerns, we ask that parents not attend the meetings.

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.

About the Support Group Leader: 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 a Coach and Educational Consultant for Underachieving Teens, specializing in Gifted, ADHD, and Right-Brained Visual-Spatial students and CEO at BrainRelief.org. Ms. Roberts has ADHD herself.

Event date Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Event End Date Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Per person registration fee Free
Event Categories Support Groups

This support group will meet the last Wednesday of the month, from 7:00-9:00 pm. For more information, contact Bonnie Little

Event date Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Event End Date Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Per person registration fee Free
Event Categories Support Groups

This support group is for all High School students with ADD/ADHD or Executive Function issues [Diagnosed or not]. Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of every month

Event date Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Event End Date Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Per person registration fee Free
Event Categories Support Groups

Parent Support Group-(West Fairfax) The West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings each month at 7:30 pm. in Room 204 at Fairfax Church of Christ, 3901 Rugby Road, Fairfax, For more information, contact Sharon [

Event date Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Event End Date Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 9:30 pm
Per person registration fee Free
Event Categories Support Groups

This support group will meet the last Wednesday of the month, from 7:00-9:00 pm. For more information, contact Bonnie Little

Event date Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Event End Date Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Per person registration fee Free
Event Categories Support Groups

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Ashland, VA 23005
1-888-2FOSTER
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