14th Annual Southeast Regional ADHD Conference

January 27-28, 2022 | Virtual Conference

Thursday, January 27

Time Session
12:30 – 12:45 pm Welcome & Introduction of Keynote
Linda Mays, Conference Moderator, Media and Communications Specialist, Executive Director, Single Mothers-Empowerment Conference Inc, Hoover, Alabama
Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, MS, Author, former Educator, School Psychologist, and Children’s Mental Health Professional, Chris A.Z. Dendy Consulting, LLC
12:45 – 2:00 pm LIVE Keynote Address: Update on Executive Function and Emotional Regulation in ADHD
Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., Brown ADHD Clinic
2:00 – 2:15pm Break
2:15 – 3:30 pm 3 Concurrent Sessions:
2:15 – 3:30 pm Medical/Clinical/Rehab
LIVE: Adjusting Treatment of ADHD in Children, Teens, and Adults with Co-occurring Disorders
Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., Brown ADHD Clinic
Strategies for survival in the classroom during the COVID Era, Supporting teachers in the classroom
Lynn Schroeder, Ph.D., Sequoyah Public Schools
Supporting Parents with Young Adults who Struggle to Launch
Mary E. Baker, S.C. Education Advocates & Consulting and Henry Jacobs, ADD/ADHD Support Group of the Midlands
3:30 – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 – 5:00 pm 3 Concurrent Sessions:
3:45 – 5:00 pm Clinical/Rehab
Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with ADHD
Fred George, Ph.D., P.A., Brent Cosby, M.S., Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center and Richard Dismukes, M.S., LPC, Milestones Psychology and Therapy
Building a personalized Gap year program plus tips for succeeding in college
Ruth Hughes, Ph.D., Howard Community College
A Gold Mine for Parents: APEC and Transition Services
Jeana Winter, Alabama Parent Education Center and Tasha Betts, Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
5:00 pm Adjourn


Friday, January 28

Time Session
9:00 – 10:15 am 4 Concurrent Sessions:
9:00 – 10:15 am Medical
Why isn’t medication working? What does the long-term research say?
Jay Soileau, M.D. and Kathleen Duryea, D.O. Moderator: C. A. Stilwell, Jr., M.D.
LIVE: Medication Education and Decision Making Support for Youth with ADHD: A Frame for Family Involvement
Molly Bobek, LCSW, Partnership to End Addiction, and Aaron T. Hogue, Ph.D., Partnership to End Addiction
Today’s Unaddressed Executive Function Challenges Will Be Tomorrow’s Career Challenges
Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, M.S
Mindful Parenting
Judy Bandy, ADHD Life Tools, LLC
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 – 11:45 am 4 Concurrent Sessions:
10:30 – 11:45 am Medical
LIVE: The Challenges of Working with Adolescents and Young Adults
C. A. Stilwell, Jr., M.D.
LIVE: Under-diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD in minority populations
Linda Mays, Lisa Heard, Bessemer City Schools and Tanikqua Moore, M.D., Focus-MD
Reducing Anxiety in the Classroom
Beverley Johns
: The profound impact of COVID on Families – how can we help?
Jeana Winter, Alabama Parent Education Center and Jeremy Didier, LMSW, ACC, PCAC, ImpactADHD
11:45 – 12:45 pm Lunch   – LIVE Q&A with ADAP
12:45 – 2:00 pm 4 Concurrent Sessions
12:45 – 2:00 pm Medical
LIVE: Treating Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adults
Jay Soileau, M.D.
LIVE: New Dogs and Old Tricks? Using Rehabilitation Strategies to Help Long-Haul post-COVID Patients, especially those with ADHD/Concussion History
Janet P. Niemeier, Ph.D., LP, ABPP (RP), Ackerson and Associates
Youth Mental Health Crisis
Dale Wisely, Ph.D., Prince of Peace Catholic Church, All In Mountain Brook
Ten Strategies to keep your family from going bonkers during COVID
John Willson, M.S. LRT/CTRS,  SOAR
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 – 3:30 pm LIVE Closing Keynote: Launching into Young Adulthood with ADHD…Ready or Not!
Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, M.S. & Ruth Hughes, Ph.D.
3:30 pm Adjourn