Here are some resources we have come across. Please remember you are not alone. There are supports available if you are struggling.
General Resources for Coping with COVID
Support for Empower You Community: Connect on Facebook with others who understand what it’s like to live with ADHD or parent a child with ADHD. https://www.facebook.com/adhdempowercoach/
Weekly Virtual Adult ADHD Support Group email@example.com for more information
Pandemic Anxiety: 10 Expert Coping Strategies https://www.additudemag.com/adhd-coronavirus-anxiety-coping-strategies/
5 Steps for Living With Uncertainty During COVID. https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/biofeedback-and-mindfulness-in-everyday-life/202003/5-steps-living-uncertainty-during
Cooped up with ADHD? Relationship Advice for Couples Strained by Social Distancing https://www.additudemag.com/cooped-up-adhd-relationship-advice/
Working From Home Resources
CADDAC: Working from home tips and strategies https://caddac.ca/adhd/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Working-From-Home-with-ADHD-Tips-and-Strategies.pdf
8 Secrets for Finding Focus While Working From Home With ADHD https://www.additudemag.com/how-to-stay-focused-adhd-wfh/
The ADHD WFH Guide: How to Build Essential Structure Right Now https://www.additudemag.com/work-from-home-adhd-anxiety/
Time Management Tools for ADHD https://www.additudemag.com/product-category/adhd-products/adhd-products-time-productivity/?src=embed_link
How to ADHD Videos: Short educational videos with tips, tricks and insights into the ADHD brain. Good for adults and kids.
Supporting Families During COVID-19 Resources
Child Mind Institute: COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Tip Sheet https://27c2s3mdcxk2qzutg1z8oa91-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/WTI-tipsheet.pdf
Learning Keeps Going – learning from home resources for parents and teachers https://www.learningkeepsgoing.org/
Downloadable Picture Schedules and Learning Agreements For Your Child https://www.understood.org/en/family/managing-everyday-challenges/daily-expectations-child/child-picture-schedules-distance-learning-agreements?_ul=1*uo6ruh*domain_userid*YW1wLUV5V2w5Zk5COG5kUVdHTVQ4YmtqbVE.
Supporting Children’s Self Regulation Skills: How Parents Can Help https://www.canlearnsociety.ca/supporting-childrens-self-regulation-skills-how-parents-can-help/
YMCA At Home: Free Programs Anytime, Anywhere https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnMjjYuiaJZT7JilnXPo7jQ/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=11
Alberta Mental Health COVID Resources
Support is available from Alberta Health Service Addiction and Mental Health. Service delivery may have changed. Remember, if you are struggling you are not alone. There are supports in place to help you.
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