Speaker Detail

Dendy, Chris Z. MS

Chris A. Zeigler Dendy is an author, former teacher, school psychologist, mental health counselor, and director of children's services at a mental health center in Tallahassee, FL with over 40 years experience in these fields. She is the author of several popular books and videos on teens with ADHD. Dendy conducts training sessions on ADHD for parents, educators, and mental health professionals, consults with state and local mental health agencies on children’s issues, and previously served on the advisory board of the USF/FMHI Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health. She is the lead author of the CHADD Educators' Manual on ADHD and is one of the co-founders of CHADD's Teacher To Teacher training program. She was inducted into CHADD's Hall of Fame in 2006.Dendy is a former member of national CHADD’s Board of Directors.