2024 Keynote Speakers

Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D.

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Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, founder of The Chesapeake Center, is an internationally recognized authority on ADHD. She is a frequent lecturer both in the United States and abroad and provides professional training seminars on topics related to ADHD.

Dr. Nadeau is the author or co-author of over a dozen books related to ADHD that address ADHD issues across the lifespan, from her best-selling book for children, “Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention”, to her current research and writing project on older adults to be titled “Still Distracted After All These Years”. Her books are available for sale on Amazon.com as well as at The Chesapeake Center.

Dr. Nadeau provides career assessments and clinical consultations. In addition, she serves as clinical supervisor and mentor to Chesapeake staff members and is involved in program development.

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST

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Ari Tuckman, PsyD is a psychologist and sex therapist in private practice in West Chester, PA, specializing in diagnosing and treating children, teens, and adults with ADHD. He also specializes in couples and sex therapy. He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio, and XM Radio and been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USnews.com, and many other media outlets. He is a former board member and current conference committee co-chair for CHADD, the national ADHD advocacy organization.