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10th Annual Southeast Regional ADHD Conference Agenda

Date/Time  Topic Location 
Friday, January 26th    
 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Registration, Check-In, Exhibits
Lunch on your own
Registration Lobby
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Welcome
Mark Thomas, MD, FSAMH, Physician, Tuscaloosa focusMD, LLC, Northport, Alabama
Chris Zeigler Dendy, MS, Author, former Educator, School Psychologist and Children's Mental Health Professional, Chris A.Z. Dendy Consulting, LLC, Cedar Bluff, Alabama
 Sellers Auditorium
 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm  Concurrent Sessions
Participants may attend any session of their choice; track designations are suggestions only.
 
Medical De-MYTH-icizing ADHD care in Adolescents and Young Adults
Mark Thomas, MD, FSAHM, Physician, Tuscaloosa Focus-MD, LLC, Northport, Alabama
 
 Clinical The Facts: ADHD and Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT)
Matt
Jarrett, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
 
 Rehab Helpful Technology for Students and Adults
Carolyn Phillips
 
 Parent/Teacher I Understand ADHD and Executive Functions: So how do I use this information to help students be successful?
Chris Zeigler
Dendy, MS, Author, former Educator, School Psychologist and Children's Mental Health Professional, Chris A.Z. Dendy Consulting, LLC, Cedar Bluff, Alabama
Billie A. Abney,DC, CCSP, EdS, Northwest College and Career Academy, Dalton, Georgia 
 
 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Breaks, Exhibits, Posters Sellers Lobby
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
Participants may attend any session of their choice; track designations are suggestions only.
 
Medical Meds 101 for School, Home, & Work
John I. Bailey, Jr., Mobile, Alabama
 
Clinical The Facts: ADHD and Autism
Joe Ackerson, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Ackerson & Associates, Birmingham, Alabama
Elizabeth Lee, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist, Ackerson & Associates, Birmingham, Alabama
 
Rehab Pre-Employment Transitions Services
Karen
Jenkins, Transition Coordinator, Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, Montgomery, Alabama
 
Parent/Teacher Understanding the ADHD Brain: Interventions to Ensure School Success
Sue Ball, PhD, Psych, School-Neuropsychologist, York Region District School Board, Ontario, Canada
 
 4:30 pm - 4:45 pm Breaks, Exhibits, Posters Sellers Lobby
 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm The Facts: A Special Focus on Girls and Women with ADHD
Stephen Hinshaw
, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Professor of Psychiatry and Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychology, University of California, San Francisco
 
Saturday, January 27th    
7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration, Check-In, Exhibits & Breakfast Registration Lobby
8:30 am - 10:00 am Mental Health, ADHD, Families, and Stigma: The Next Frontier
Stephen Hinshaw, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Professor of Psychiatry and Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent, Psychology, University of California, San Francisco
Seller Auditorium
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break, Exhibits, Posters Sellers Lobby
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
Participants may attend any session of their choice; track designations are suggestions only.
 
 Clinical The Facts: ADHD, OCD, Tourette
Sherry Pruitt, 
MEd, ET/P, Clinical Director, Parkaire Consultants, Marietta, Georgia
 
 Rehab Adults with ADHD in the Workplace
Ruth Hughes, PhD, former CEO, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), Columbia, Maryland
 
 Parent/Teacher Key ADHD Accommodations to Incorporate into IEP and Section 504 Plans
Valerie Uebelhor, MS, District Section 504 Coordinator, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, Kentucky
 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
Award Presentations: Carl Nowell "Success in ADHD" Award and Chris A.Z. Dendy Service Award
 
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
Participants may attend any session of their choice; track designations are suggestions only.
 
Medical Under-diagnosis of Girls and Women with ADHD: A Continuing National Problem
Jeremy Didier, ACC, Impact ADHD, Parent Coach, CHADD Coordinator, Overland Park, Kansas
Kathleen Duryea, MD, Floyd Primary Care, Centre, Alabama
Carly Duryea, Kendall Duryea, & Sophie Didier, Students
 
Clinical The Facts: ADHD and Dyslexia
Joe Ackerson, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Ackerson & Associates, Birmingham, Alabama
Heather Austin, PhD, Clinical Child Psychologist, Ackerson & Associates, Birmingham, Alabama
 
Rehab Get Your Money's Worth from an ADHD Evaluation and Feedback
Fred George, Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice, Enterprise, Alabama
 
Parent/Teacher Best Practice Teaching Strategies for Elementary School Students with ADHD
Robin McCormick,
 MS, Early Intervention Specialist, Britt Elementary School, Snellville, Georgia
 
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Breaks, Exhibits, Posters Sellers Lobby
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
Participants may attend any session of their choice; track designations are suggestions only.
 
Medical The Facts: ADHD and Anxiety
Margaret Scalise, MD, Executive/Clinical Director, Counseling Ministry Professionals
 
Clinical Anger and Irritability in Oppositional Children, and Ways to Enhance Emotional Regulation
John Lochman, PhD, ABPP, Director, Center for Prevention of Youth Behavioral Problems, Professor and Doddridge Saxon Chairholder in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Shannon Jones, MSW, Program Manager, Center for Prevention of Youth Behavioral Problems, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
 
Rehab Education Law, Section 504, IEP, ADA
Nancy Anderson, Attorney, Associate Director, Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
 
Parent/Teacher College Readiness and Transition for Students with ADHD: Addressing Myths and Identifying Resources
Tamara Massey-Garrett, MS, Disability Services Manager, Center for Disability Services, Auburn University at Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama
Brittany Gregg, Director, Samford University Disability Resources, Birmingham, Alabama
 

Questions?

For more information, please contact Sea Talantis at stalantis@ccs.ua.edu or 205-348-3014 or Tomeika Rouse at trrouse@ccs.ua.edu or 205-348-0356.