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By admin / November 21, 2018

You are invited to our 2017 AGM!

Our 2018 AGM will be held at our office on December 4, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at 100, 1117...

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By admin / July 12, 2018

Special Interview Episode with Dr. Gerry Giesbrecht

In this episode, psychologist Krista Forand, interviews researcher Dr Gerry Giesbrecht, from the Owerko Centre (Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute)...

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By admin / June 25, 2018

Birdies for Kids 2018

CanLearn was chosen… As a charity in Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK) at the Shaw Charity Classic 2018...

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By admin / June 20, 2018

Summer Reading Program 2018

If you live in the Calgary area and are interested in getting help for your child with reading, consider CanLearn's...

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By admin / May 1, 2018

What is ADHD? – Webinar

In this webinar, parents learned about the symptoms of ADHD and how these symptoms create stress in daily life. Brief...

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By admin / December 7, 2017

ADHD and Preschoolers – Child-sized Bundles of Energy

Close your eyes and imagine. You’re at a park. You’re surrounded by children, and their screams and giggles are filling...

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By admin / November 27, 2017

Unlocking Potential Fund – Affordable Assessments

Meet Max and Angie and learn how an assessment can help! Angie and her seven-year-old son Max were referred to...

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By admin / November 16, 2017

You, Your ADHD, and Marijuana

Everyone knows that the brain is complicated. Yet, even with all of the scientific and medical advances that have been...

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By admin / October 13, 2017

Four Pillars of ADHD Treatment: Healthy Lifestyle

October is ADHD Awareness Month! During the month of October, Inside ADHD will be releasing weekly podcasts that focus on...

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By admin / October 4, 2017

Four Pillars of ADHD Treatment: Education

October is ADHD Awareness Month! During the month of October, Inside ADHD will be releasing weekly podcasts that focus on...

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By admin / August 9, 2017

ADHD and Sleep

In this podcast, listeners will learn more about ADHD and sleep difficulties and strategies they can us to improve sleep....

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By admin / July 13, 2017

Time Management

In this podcast, listeners will learn about ADHD and time management and strategies they can use to help improve time...

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By admin / April 10, 2017

Home Turf by Erin Dingle

Have you wondered what ADHD coaching can do for you? This is a poem written by Erin Dingle, following a...

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By admin / March 20, 2017

Ben’s Story- How an Assessment Helps at Home and in School

Our services change the lives of our clients at home and in school.... Meet Lyla and her son Ben, a...

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By admin / March 6, 2017

Routines

In this podcast, listeners will learn more about routines and how they can use them to make life less stressful...

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By admin / March 6, 2017

Self Monitoring

In this podcast, listeners will learn about self-monitoring and how they can use self-monitoring strategies to help manage ADHD symptoms....

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By admin / January 11, 2017

Financial Assistance Providing Affordable Assessment Services

When Marah first came to Canada she was filled with hope for a better life. When her daughter Ada was...

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By admin / December 22, 2016

Magic Carpet Ride- Inspiring Families to Learn and Read Together

Meet Mia and Paul: Mia is originally from China and came to Canada in 2007 with her husband. They welcomed...

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By admin / December 22, 2016

Celia’s Story – Addressing Attention Issues at Any Age

Attention Clinic- Solutions for All Ages: CanLearn doesn't  just work with kids! For the past 15 years, we have also...

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By admin / December 22, 2016

Ryder’s Story – How Our Attention Clinic Can Help

Welcome to our Attention Clinic: For over 25 years our Clinic has been providing a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment...

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By admin / December 21, 2016

Sally Taking Charge – PGI Award Winner 2016

  Nguissaly Sylla (Sally) is a learner who demonstrates how improving foundational skills can change your life.  Sally came from...

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By admin / December 15, 2016

Family Literacy Day

By: Nada Jerkovic Family Literacy Day is a national initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held...

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By admin / December 9, 2016

CJSW Charmer’s Almanac December 2016 Interview

Dr. Anne Price, Director of Clinical Services, was a guest on the December 8, 2016, CJSW Charmer's Almanac morning show....

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By admin / October 17, 2016

ADHD Awareness Month Myth #3: People with ADHD are Lazy

October is ADHD Awareness Month! This is the third episode in a series that will look at ADHD myths and...

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By admin / October 14, 2016

ADHD Awareness Month Myth #2

October is ADHD Awareness Month! This is the second episode in a series that will look at ADHD myths and...

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By admin / October 14, 2016

ADHD Awareness Month Myth #1

October is ADHD Awareness Month! This is the second episode in a series that will look at ADHD myths and...

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By admin / September 22, 2016

Catch Them Doing Good

by Laura Godfrey, AAC - ADHD Coach. One per minute with their parents. Two per minute with their teachers or...

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By admin / March 24, 2016

Omega-3 Supplements for ADHD: Current Research Findings

By Krista Forand, M.Ed. Many parents want to know how to help their child who has ADHD. Whether you choose to...

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By admin / March 24, 2016

Keeping Things Positive with the Premack Principle!

By Krista Forand, M.Ed. Many parents (those who have children with ADHD and those who do not) look for strategies...

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By admin / March 24, 2016

Family Literacy is about Teachable Moments

An interesting article in Globe and Mail titled Parents Want More Time to Teach Kids - But Miss Teachable Moments...

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By admin / March 24, 2016

Sharing Your Child’s ADHD Diagnosis with Others

By Krista Forand, M.Ed. Lately, I have had some requests to write a blog about issues related to sharing your...

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By admin / March 24, 2016

ADHD & Diet

By Krista Forand, M.Ed.  If you look online, there is a lot of information about ADHD and diet. It can...

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By admin / March 24, 2016

Technology Supports for ADHD

By Krista Forand, M.Ed. Technology is all around us! We live in a world full of technology that is constantly...

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By admin / March 24, 2016

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First!

By Krista Forand, M.Ed. Parents often ask me for strategies to help their children with emotional regulation. One of the...

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