Confirmed Speakers and Biographies

Pre-Conference Speakers

  • Acosta, Maria T.
  • TA6/ ADHD-like: Diagnosis and treatment of the ADHD symptoms associated with medical and...
  • Cohen, Matthew D.
  • TB2/ Individual Advocacy & System Change Strategies From the Trenches - Parent & Attorney...
  • Mahone, Mark
  • TB3/ ADHD and Processing Speed: Implications for Reading, Remembering, and Response Control
  • Ramsay, Russell
  • TB5/ The Adult ADHD Tool Kit:  Using CBT to Facilitate Coping Inside and Out
  • Rosier, Tamara
  • TA7/ Thinking about Thinking: Improve Motivation & Self-Regulation Using Metacognition
  • Rosier, Tamara
  • TB8/ Thinking about Thinking: Improve Motivation & Self-Regulation Using Metacognition
  • Tuckman, Ari
  • TB4/ ADHD, Relationships, Sexual Functioning. . . and a Survey?
  • Visser, Susanna
  • TA1 Free/ From Data to Action in Louisiana: Identifying and Pulling Levers of Change to Improve...
  • Ward, Sarah R.
  • TA2/ Executive Function Skills in Education: Increasing Independence
  • Weiss, Sharon K.
  • TB1/ A Winning Team: Building a Successful Partnership Between Private Professional and the Schools
  • Wiznitzer, Max
  • TB7/ The Use of Technology for ADHD Diagnosis and Management – Is It Necessary or Beneficial?

2015 Annual Conference Speakers

  • Abney, Billie
  • FC7/Best Practice Teaching Strategies and Favorite Educational Software for Students with ADHD
  • Almagor, Doron
  • SB8/Brain Circuits & Rewards in ADHD: Why Dangling Carrots Need Dopamine
  • Aull, Edward B.
  • SB5/Mediation Management of Side Effects When ADHD Patients are comorbid for Asperger's Syndrome...
  • Bertin, Mark
  • SB7/Mindful ADHD: Cultivating Calm, Clarity and Compassion
  • Brown, Stephen
  • FB3/Shield – New program which prevents young people with ADHD entering the criminal justice...
  • Cooper-Kahn, Joyce
  • FC8/ADHD + Autism Spectrum Disorder = Executive Functioning Problems X 2:  Meeting the Challenge
  • Copper, Jeff
  • SC8/Driven by Boredom and Its impact on Those with ADHD
  • Dempster, Diane
  • SC1/Turning Information into Action: What To Do When You Leave this Conference
  • Dempster, Diane
  • FA3/How to Get the Most out of this ADHD Conference and meet your Personal or Professional Goals
  • Dendy, Chris A. Z.
  • SA8/Bringing about Change in a School System through ADHD Education and Community Collaboration
  • Dixon, Casey
  • FA4/Your ADHD Road Trip Destination Mindfulness: How Research on Mindful Awareness Practices...
  • Dupar, Laurie
  • FB6/Coaching and ADHD Medications: A Prescription for Success
  • Everett, Jessica
  • SA5/Using Behavioral Strategies to Improve Skills in Students with ADHD
  • Frank, Michelle
  • SC2/Women, ADHD, & Intimacy - An Overview of Connection Across the Lifespan
  • Gent, Shari L.
  • SC6/Mindfulness, Movement and Social-Emotional Learning for Students with ADHD
  • Giwerc, David
  • SB3/Moving From Pathology to Possibility: Applying Current Strengths Research to Design a Balanced..
  • Goldrich, Cindy
  • FC6/Manage ADHD and Boost Executing Function in the Mainstream Classroom
  • Graham, Alan R.
  • SC3/The Kinesthetic Connection- Using a Wellness Model to Bridge the Mind/Body Gap
  • Grant, Sheila M.
  • FB9/Handling the Rough Stuff: “What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do”
  • Hubbard, Laura
  • SA6/College Students with ADHD: Connecting Creativity to Deep Engagement in Learning
  • Liden, Craig
  • SC5/Dose Up.  Why We Need More When it Comes to ADHD Medication: A Rationale and Guideline for...
  • Maguire, Caroline
  • SA7/Parenting With ADD: Keeping Calm and Carrying On In A House Run By Parents With ADD
  • Olivardia, Roberto
  • FB5/Distracted! Impulsive! And...Hungry!: Understanding Obesity Risk Factors While Promoting...
  • Pera, Gina A.
  • SA2/Adult ADHD Symptoms or Poor Coping Skills? Clarifying the Confusion with Success Strategies
  • Prevatt, Frances
  • FB1/Current Issues in the Diagnosis and Treatment of College Students with ADHD
  • Sabian, Bruce
  • FA5/Are We Having Fun Yet? Using Cooperative Physical Activity as a Means of Enhancing Social...
  • Sandor, Paul
  • FB8/ADHD and Tourette Syndrome: Diagnostic and Treatment Considerations When Tics are in the Mix
  • Soileau, Earl
  • FC5/Optimizing ADHD Care for Adolescents & Young Adults: Navigating the Change Points
  • Tivers, Eric
  • SA3/Hi-Tech & Low Tech Solutions for Supercharging Your Productivity
  • Vagin, Anna
  • FB7/Building Bridges: Using Movies, YouTube and Video Gaming for Social Learning
  • Ward, Sarah R.
  • FA7/Future Thinkers: Developing Independent Executive Function Skills so Students can go from...
  • Ward, Sarah R.
  • PLEN03/ 360 Thinking: A New Model for Executive Function Skills