ADHD Conference Materials and Handouts

The 2017 ADHD Conference Materials and Handouts will be coming soon!

Materials from the 2016 ADHD Conference are available for your reference:

Friday, January 22

8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

ADHD A Developmental Model of Executive Dysfunction, Joe Ackerson, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Ackerson & Associates, Birmingham, AL

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.      Concurrent Sessions

View from the Trenches: Sorting out ADHD in Adults, Calvin Sumner, MD, Chief Scientific Officer and Senior VP of Medical Affairs, Pearson

Treatment of Mood Disorders, Anxiety, and Complex Cases of ADHD, Nelson Handal, MD, Dothan Behavioral Medicine Clinic, Dothan, AL

Ensuring School Success: Intervention Strategies to Address ADHD & EFD, Chris Zeigler Dendy, MS, Author, former Educator, School Psychologist and Children’s Mental Health Professional, Chris A. Z. Dendy Consulting, LLC, Cedar Bluff, AL

Career Pathways for Students with ADHD, Fran Hershey, Evaluator, Lakeshore Rehabilitation Facility, Birmingham, AL

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.         Concurrent Sessions

Executive and Organizational Skills Interventions for Youth with ADHD, Matt Jarrett, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Tuscaloosa, AL          

A Collaborative Approach to Treatment of Complex ADHD:  A Case Study, Rhonda Hampton, RPh, Manager/Staff Pharmacist, Cherokee Medical Center, Centre, AL,  Frine Roca, MD, FAAP, Physician, Focus-MD, Fort Payne, AL

Optimizing ADHD Care for Adolescents & Young Adults:  Navigating the Change Points, Mark Thomas, MD, FSAHM, Physician, Tuscaloosa Focus-MD, LLC, Northport, AL
Jay Soileau, MD, Family Practitioner, LSUHSC Family Practice Center, New Orleans, LA

ADHD and High School & College Athletes, Joe Ackerson, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Ackerson & Associates, Birmingham, AL 

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.         Concurrent Sessions

Evidence Based Treatment Practices for ADHD New Tools, George Fincher, EdD, Nationally Certified School Psychologist, Chattanooga Behavioral Medicine, Chattanooga, TN

ADHD Medications:  Better and Better, John Bailey, MD, President, The Center for Attention & Learning, Mobile, AL

Response to Intervention “RTI”: Creating a Data Wall to Monitor and Ensure Student Success, Mandi Caldwell, Assistant Principal, Center Middle School, Centre, AL

Current Policies Regarding ADHD and Military Service, Tabitha Gressard, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist, Dothan, AL

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

ADHD in Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults, Timothy Wilens, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Saturday, January 23

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.        

Longer Term Outcomes in ADHD: Treatment Effects, Timothy Wilens, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.      Concurrent Sessions

Navigating the Troubled Waters of ADHD: The Good News, Brent Cosby, Marketing and Community Education, Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health, Dothan, AL

Managing Complex ADHD with Medications, Timothy Wilens, MD, Associate Professor Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Best Practices, Teaching Strategies, and Favorite Educational Software for Students, Billie Abney, DC, CCSP, EdS, Southeast High School, Whitfield County, Dalton, GA

Getting Past No When Advocating for Your Child, Nancy Anderson, Esq, Senior Staff Attorney, Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.      Concurrent Sessions

Current Research on the Link Between ADHD and Sleep Disturbances, Rachel Fargason, PhD, Associate Professor, Adult Psychiatry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Surviving the Ride: An ADHD Lifespan Perspective, Fred George, Clinical Psychologist, and Leslie George, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lyster Army Health Clinic, Enterprise, AL
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5 Reasons the Amish were Right about Technology, Despina Stavrinos, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Tips for Better Prepared Transition from High School to College, Dan Miller, Retired, Director of Disability Support Services, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, Pat Morrow, Director of Project Key, Center for Special Services, Faulkner University, Birmingham, AL, Vanessa A. Goepel, MA, LPC, ADC, CPS, Assistant Director, Disability Services, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Tamara Massey-Garrett, MS, Center for Disability Services Director, Auburn University at Montgomery, AL

2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.        Concurrent Sessions

Maximizing Behavioral Strategies in the Classroom, Chris Zeigler Dendy, MS, Author, former Educator, School Psychologist and Children’s Mental, Health Professional, Chris A. Z. Dendy Consulting, LLC, Cedar Bluff, AL

Helping Families Struggling with ADHD when a Parent is Incarcerated, Laure Clemons, Executive Director, Extended Family, Centre, AL

Ask the Experts, Mark Thomas, MD, FSAHM, Physician, Tuscaloosa Focus-MD, LLC, Northport, AL, Nelson Handal, MD, Dothan Behavioral Medicine Clinic, Dothan, AL, Joe Ackerson, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Ackerson & Associates, Birmingham, AL, Fred George, Clinical Psychologist, Enterprise, AL

ADHD 101—Help for Understanding ADHD, C.A. Stilwell, Jr, MD, Charis Consulting Services, LLC, Franklin, TN