October is ADHD Awareness Month – an international movement to educate the public and create greater awareness and understanding about attention deficit disorder.

The ADHD Awareness Month Coalition has put together a rich array of resources to use in getting the word out. These include a press kit, posters, fact sheets, a calendar listing 31 ways to spread the word… and more! 

I am determined to help spread the word – and I invite you to spread the word too!

The ADHD Awareness Coalition has made it easy by putting together a calendar with suggestions for 31 ways to spread the word this month. Here’s one:


Work with the Parent-Teacher Organization at your local school to develop an ADHD Education Program for parents, students, teachers and/or administrators. 

Some options: 

  • Encourage teacher participation in CHADD’s Teacher-to-Teacher program
  • Offer a CHADD Parent-to-Parent training 
  • Invite one or more ADHD experts to present at PTO meetings

Thank you for your efforts to raise ADHD Awareness this month …  and any time you do!

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