Attention Deficit Disorders Association Southern Region - Meeting the challenge and setting a pace for those who cope with ADD / ADHD and related conditions.

February 9, 2019
Houston Community College - West Loop Campus
5601 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77081
This conference is designed for families, mental health professionals, educators, and adults with ADHD and comorbid conditions. Keynote speaker, Joe Ackerson, Ph.D. is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist, the Clinical Director of Ackerson and Associates in Birmingham, AL and an adjunct clinical professor at of Alabama-Birmingham. He will present the general session ADHD and Concussions and additional breakouts on ADHD and Autism as well as the Juvenile Justice Initiative. Internationally recognized ADHD expert and best selling author Chris Zeigler Dendy, M.S. will address The Tough Teen Years and The Impact of Executive Function Deficits & Learning Disabilities on Learning & Behavior.

We are proud to announce this is the first year that we will have the most number of Experts in the mental health field who will present 22 breakout sessions based on latest research and studies, we invite you to join us to experience this extremely educational event. varieties of topics include behavior management, procrastination, medication, digital management, comorbid conditions, sensory processing and classroom strategies and much more.

8:30-10:00 Conference Welcome, Pam Esser, M.Ed., Executive Director.                         
Joseph Ackerson, Ph.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist, ADHD, Concussions & Treatment Plans                                                                                                             AEMP

BREAK OUT SESSION #1         10:15-11:30 
Joseph Ackerson, Ph.D., ADHD and Autism                                                EMP
Ron Swatzyna, Ph.D., – EEG: A Scientific Approach to 
Personalized Medicine                                                                                 AEMP

Chris Zeigler Dendy, M.S., Finding Hope: Surviving the Ride through the 
Tough Teen Years                                                                                       EMP

Joel Farb, M.A., ADHD Aging: What We Know and What We Can 
Do Now                                                                                                        AM

Evan Weinberger, ADHD Coach, Organization & Task Management
in a Blended Digital & Paper World                                                             EMP
Brandi Timmons, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Social Skills Training: Why Not    EMP                   
Lunch 11:30-12:30   Lunch is included, select on the registration form
BREAK OUT SESSION #2         12:30-1:45
Bernard Rosenberg, M.D., What’s New         AEMP

Julie Jones, Ph.D. & Noah Nicodemus, College Student, How To: 
Limiting Screen Time Screen Restrictions & Avoiding Screen
Use Arguments                                                                                             MP

Kimberly B. Harrison, Ph.D.: Creating a Pathway to
Independence                                                                                              AEMP

Eddie Rodriguez, B.S., ACT, Procrastination: The Evil Task-Eater!         AEMP

Gayle Fisher, M.Ed., Ed, My Child/Student Can’t Read, 
What Can I Do?                                                                                          EP

Allison Schaberg, Special Needs Planner, Planning for the Future
with ADHD & Special Needs                                                                      AP

BREAK OUT SESSION #3         2:00-3:15
Joseph Ackerson, Ph.D., Juvenile Justice Initiative                                EMP

Tammy O’Neil, CPT, CSSC, How Does ADHD Affect
Communication?                                                                                       AEMP

Ellen Delap, CPO, President of NAPPOBusy Parent’s Guide to
Organizing your Family with ADHD                                                          MP 

Robin Rettie, M.Ed., ADHD, Sensory, Both? Tell Me How To
Improve BEHAVIOR!                                                                               EMP

Aaron H. Fink, M.D., When It’s More Than ADHD: ADHD and 
Coexisting Disorders                                                                                AEMP

BREAK OUT SESSION #4        3:30 - 4:45 
Kimberly B. Harrison, Ph.D., Screen Control Parenting                        AEMP

Chris Zeigler Dendy, M.S. the Impact of ADHD,           EMP
Executive Function Deficits & Learning Disabilities on Learning & Behavior                                               
Nnenna Umelloh, Higher Education Consultant, Paving a Path to
College or Trade School with Scholarships                                               AEMP                                                                                                                          
TECPDS Trainer, Empathetic Discipline Tools &
Techniques for Parents & Educators                                                         EMP

Sandra Moore, LPC, Intersection of ADD, Anxiety, OCD & Hoarding     AMP

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