CADDRA has developed a series of educational videos for patients.
Each of the following links access several video clips:
This video will explain some of the common side effects of medications for ADHD. It is not an exhaustive list but certainly covers the more common problems that patients will encounter as well as the important information pertaining to Health Canada warnings. The video is best used in conjunction with written information and advice from a medical professional. Any specific questions or concerns should be brought back to your doctor.
The following video is related to sleep management, a significant concern in at least 30% of ADHD patients. When sleep is managed, symptoms generally show some improvement. This becomes even more important when using medications that tend to disrupt patient’s sleep. This video is best used in conjunction with information provided by your doctor. Any specific questions or concerns should be brought back to your doctor.
Parenting an ADHD child is always a challenge. Learning to stop arguing with your child is hard to do but this video gives some useful suggestions as to how it can be done.