ADDA will educate a much larger audience through a series of teleclasses - interactive courses offered by AD/HD experts over the telephone - focusing on Workplace Issues, Home/Family Life, Life Skills and AD/HD Treatment Advances. A special teleclass series will run during Awareness Week from September 17 to September 20, in addition to the regular Fall Teleclass Series running every Wednesday night September 17 through November 28. Teleclasses are free for members. For a complete schedule and information visit http://www.add.org/store/teleclasshome.html.
In addition to encouraging individuals to learn more about AD/HD during Awareness Week through ADDA's teleclasses and upcoming regional meetings, ADDA also encourages promoting awareness locally.
Do Your Own Part to Promote Awareness
Individuals in your community will benefit from learning about AD/HD, so why not help them get educated? Think about where you live, work, shop, get your news and you'll find venues suitable for launching your awareness campaign.
Here are some ways to promote awareness in your area:
-- Host a Public Awareness Presentation, Display Table, or Information
Night at your local library or bookstore. Provide a list of popular
books that can be displayed and that you will reference during your
presentation. ADDA's AD/HD Awareness Toolkit contains a Sample Letter
to send to your local library.
-- Arrange a Book Signing Event with a local bookstore featuring an author
of an AD/HD-related book. Look thro
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