Supporting Students with ADHD
Throughout the workshop, it will be highlighted how ADHD and Executive Function challenges impact learning and behavior. A basic understanding of Executive Functions will be presented and tips, tools, and strategies to support our students in and out of the classroom will be shared. Attendees will walk away with an understanding of the impact of communication, connection, and empathy as the foundational work.
Andrea Elrom is an ADHD and Executive Function coach with more than 19 years working with children and parents. In her New York and New Jersey-based practices (which includes workshops, individual and group sessions), Andrea emphasizes the use of empathy and understanding to help parents develop effective strategies for addressing their children's challenging behaviors. She also works with independent schools, using a strengths-based approach to help students develop their executive function skills. In her Calm and Connected@ workshop series. Andrea earned her Master's degree in Education from NYU and received her ADHD coach training through the ADD Coach Academy. She is the co-founder of CreADDive Solutions, often presents at the Hallowell Center NYC, and facilitates ADDA and CHADD parent support groups.