The idea that some children’s ADHD symptoms are caused by dietary factors has been around for many years. In fact, the possibility that diet exerts a significant influence on ADHD symptoms was proposed over 3 decades ago by Dr. Ben Feingold, a pediatrician who suggested that eliminating a variety of artificial food colors (AFCs), naturally occurring salicylates (salicylates are chemicals that occur naturally in many fruits and vegetables), artificial flavors, and particular preservatives could substantially reduce ADHD symptoms in many children. Continue reading
We are a registered non-profit society 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 and partners of adults with ADHD. Our guest speakers offer insight, advice, and hands-on workshops throughout the year.
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Parent Support Group Meeting – Wednesday, February 4 (7 to 9 PM) @ Misericordia Hospital, Room B-016
Join us this month for a presentation by special guests Paul Reid and Kathryn Burke.
Paul Reid has over a decade of experience in providing practical, innovative, and client‐focused information management and technology systems strategies. He has a Master of Science and Honours Baccalaureate degree from McMaster University complemented by course work at a Ph.D. level at the University of Toronto. For the last eight years he has worked as Assistive Technology Specialist at NorQuest College. In his spare time he provides assistive technology support for the students at the Centre for Literacy. Continue reading