Attention Deficit Disorders Association Southern Region
24+ Experts in the mental health field will present over 20 additional breakout sessions based on research and experience.
Wide varieties of topics include skills for adults, behavior management, medication, comorbid conditions, organization,
parenting children through adults, sensory processing and classroom strategies.
General Session: Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., – Live a Big Life with ADHD: Change What You Can, Accept the Rest
BREAK OUT SESSION #1 – 10:00-11:15
Ari Tuckman, Psy.D. – A Happy Relationship is More than a Clean Kitchen
Ron Swatzyna, Ph.D. – To Medicate or Not to Medicate a Child: A Very Difficult Decision for Parents
Brodie Simmons, M.Ed. – Sex Education: An Essential Need
Robin Rettie, M.Ed. – Navigating Behavior; Proactive Measures to Ensure Your Child/Student Has Access to Social-Emotional and Academic Opportunities in All Settings
Tammy C. O’Neil, ACC, CPT CSSC – What is the Three-Dimensional World of an Organized Student?
Michelle Garcia, Psy.D & Brandon Delgado, M.A., LSA. – Social Media: A Practical Guide to Improving Safety
Lunch 11:15-12:15 * Lunch Included* select on the registration form
BREAK OUT SESSION #2 – 12:15-1:30
Gayle Y. Fisher, M.Ed. – Building a Positive ARD Experience: Working with Local Education Agency to Create Better Opportunities for Students
Susan Hoyer, M.Ed. & Brodie Simmons, LPC – Parenting in the 21st Century
Kimberly B. Harrison, Ph.D. – Managing Hyperactive & Impulsive Behavior in Children & Teens
Kathy Gray, MA, LPC – Enhancing the Nervous System through Sensory Processing
Chris Dendy, M.S. – Ready or not! Launching from High School to First Job or Career Training
Dayle Malen, LCSW, M.Ed. – How to Be Angry Better
BREAK OUT SESSION #3 – 1:45-3:00
Ari Tuckman, Psy.D. – ADHD is All About Time
Chris Dendy, M.S. – Addressing Executive Function Deficits in the Classroom
Katharine Jahnke, Coach – Calm, Alert and Learning: Self-Reg Tips for Parents to Optimize Your Child’s Self- Confidence & Happiness
Carmen Baez Francheschi, MD. – When Medication Doesn’t Work
Aaron H. Fink, MD. – When It’s More Than ADHD: ADHD and Comorbid Disorders
Natalie Montfort, Ph.D. – Teaching Kids about Their ADHD & Other Diagnoses
BREAK OUT SESSION #4 – 3:15-4:30
Ellen Ortega, LPC and Dulce Torres, LPC-S – Parenting Your Adult Child with ADHD: Your New Role
Melanie Lemanski, Ph.D. – The Neurodivergent Brain Goes to College & Work
Bernard Rosenberg, M.D. – Medication: Tried, True and What’s New
Elizabeth Beguerie, Director of Fusion Academy – Reframing Your Language: How Language Shapes a Diagnosis to a Super Power
Trent Everett, Ph.D.& Erin R. Whitney, MA, LPC-S – ADHD, Intensity is Not the Enemy! The Transformative Power of the Nurtured Heart Approach
Eddie Rodriguez, B.S., ACT – Procrastination: IGAD! I’ve Got All Day!
For More Detailed Topics, Speaker Bios & Registration, CLICK HERE.