We are a registered charity that offers information and support to those living with ADHD in the Greater Edmonton Area through awareness, education, and resources. We offer facilitated support groups for parents of children with ADHD, adults with ADHD, young adults with ADHD, and partners of adults with ADHD. Our guest speakers offer insight, advice, and hands-on workshops throughout the year.

If this is your first visit, click HERE to find out how we can help.

LD Edmonton Upcoming Group

Here at LDEdmonton, we know Covid 19 has affected so many of our families in many different ways. We at LDEdmonton are doing our part to help families get through these trying times.
We have reduced the price for our new Roblox meet-up group for children 7+ from $90.00 to $50.00 so families with limited finances are still able to enroll their child. 

Roblox Social Group 7+ – Rolox is an educational online video game. It enhances creativity, problem-solving, self-direction, collaboration, and other life skills. Both fun and educational, The purpose of Roblox is for players to interact and make friends. This is achieved by wandering around the online world and stopping to talk with other players within a moderated chat feature. This group is a closed group, only children/youth registered for this group will be playing Roblox together.

  • November 4th – December 9th     Wednesday Afternoons 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm
  • November 7th – December 12th   Saturday Mornings 10:30 am until 12:00 pm
     
    Roblox Social Group cost is $50.00 for the 6-week group
    Subsidies may be available.

Donations are greatly appreciated. Your $50.00 donation could help a child/youth participate in our upcoming groups whose family is unable to afford the registration fee. Please contact us at info@ldedmonton.ca to make a donation.

Call for volunteers!

The ADHD Association of Greater Edmonton strives to offer information and support to those living with ADHD in the Greater Edmonton Area, through awareness, education, and resources. We can only achieve this mission with the aid and assistance of our many valued volunteers! Many thanks to our past and present Executive and Board Members, group facilitators and volunteers – all of whom have made valuable contributions to AAGE’s growth. To help us grow through our second decade and beyond, we’re looking for enthusiastic people to join our board. 

We are currently in need of volunteers in a variety of positions. The time commitment varies per position, and we invite you to get in touch with us if you have further questions about any of these, or other possible roles that may interest you that are not outlined below.

Website Content Curator
Responsibilities: Posting new content including events and newsletters to our website.
Update the Events Page with support group information and other educational opportunities such as conferences and webinars.
Post other local content and links.
Post speaker notes.
Update the EPL Book Lists.
Skills: Modest computer skills. (WordPress experience an asset). Organizational skills to ensure timely updates.

Board Secretary
Responsibilities: Attend monthly executive meetings and take accurate minutes. Prepare a draft copy for review and distribute the final copy to the Board.
Respond to basic email inquiries and requests for information.
Skills: Effective writing and computer word processing skills.

Fundraiser
Responsibilities: Attend monthly executive meetings. Research fund-raising avenues, draft grant proposals for board review and approval, manage and communicate the proposal process to conclusion.
Skills: Knowledge of AAGE goals and objects; effective writing skills (experience in writing proposals an asset).

Event Planner
Responsibilities: Plan and execute special events for AAGE members. Work with Fundraiser to establish event goals. Work with Treasurer to cost out and budget the event. Recruit event-specific volunteers.
Skills: Enthusiasm and organizational skills. Experience in event planning an asset.

Board Members-At-Large
Responsibilities: Assist the Board in managing various outreach events and other tasks as able.
Skills: An enthusiastic interest in advancing the awareness of ADHD in the community.

Support Meeting Facilitators
Responsibilities: Attend monthly support groups, guide the discussion and assist in maintaining the flow of the meetings. Most facilitators work with one support group: Parent, Young Adult, Adult or Partner Support.
Skills: Excellent people and communication skills; tact and patience. General knowledge and understanding of ADHD and related issues. Facilitators are a part of the group and are not considered to be “experts” but past experience facilitating meetings is considered an asset.

The ADHD ASSOCIATION OF GREATER EDMONTON is an important asset to our community but it takes dedicated volunteers to make it work. Consider joining our team for a fulfilling experience! If you have any further questions, please email us at info@adhdedmonton.com

October support meetings

We hope you and your families have settled into the school year and are back in the swing of things.

As we move into the fall, our meetings will continue online, out of precaution due to COVID-19, and to offer flexibility to our members.

Our meetings will be held on our Google Meets platforms on the following dates:

Parent Support Group: Oct.7, 7-9 p.m. To join, please click this link.

Young Adult Support Group: Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m. To join, please click this link.

Adult/Partner Support Group: Oct. 21, 7-9 p.m. To join, please click this link.

Come join us to discuss back to school concerns, recent successes, or other issues.

We hope to see you there!