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24th Annual Conference on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
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24th Annual Conference on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

  1. 1. g a Differe kin Ma nce 2012 1987 24th Annual International Conference on ADHDFor Parents, Caregivers, Adults, Educators, Physicians, Coaches, Psychologists and Other Healthcare ProfessionalsJointly sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolSAN FRANCISCO, CA | November 8–10, 2012 HASHTAG: #CHADDConf | 800-233-4050 x118 www.chadd.org/conference2012Preliminary Program www.chadd.org Landover, MD 20785 Suite 150 8181 Professional Place 1987 2012 PPCOUS POSTAGE PAIDNONPROFIT ORG. Ma nce kin g a Differe
  2. 2. Continuing Education Interest Group (Track) Definitions The CHADD Annual Conference provides continuing education credits for Physicians and Nurses; Mental Health Professionals; ADULT: Practical and science based information for adults Educators; Coaches. with ADHD The cost of continuing education is included in the professional ATTORNEY/ADVOCATE: Up-to-date information on laws, registration fee. Please register as a professional/educator to be policies and legal issues related to ADHD, including individual eligible for Continuing Education credits. and public policy advocacy COACH: Skills and practical strategies for working with teens, Continuing Medical Education adults and families with ADHD. (CME) COLLEGE/YOUNG ADULT: Common challenges and helpful strategies related to college and young adults with ADHD Designation Statement CULTURAL DIVERSITY/OUTREACH: Issues related to The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates ADHD and underserved populations this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate EDUCATOR: Practical information on curriculum, with the extent of their participation in the activity. instruction, and classroom management strategies to assist students with ADHD. This program meets the requirements for 24.9 contact hours for nurses as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration HISPANIC/LATINO: Subjects of particular interest to in nursing (244-CMR 5.04). Each nurse should claim only those Spanish-speaking people around the world, with sessions hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the activity. conducted in Spanish (Nursing receives more credit than physicians, they are based on PARENT/CAREGIVER: Research-based information on a 50 min hour not 60.) ADHD, including treatment issues and practical strategies for managing behavior at home and at school The following sessions have been approved for Continuing Medical Education CME credits: PHYSICIAN (MD): The latest research and information regarding the medical assessment and treatment of ADHD, Thursday: TA1, TA2, TA3, TA4, TB1, TB2, TB3, TB5, of particular interest of psychiatrists and primary-care TB6, TB7, TG1 providers, including pediatricians, general and family Friday: FG1, FR1, FB3, FB4, FB6, FC1, FC4, FC5, FC7, FC9 practitioners, physicians’ assistants, and nurse practitioners. Saturday: SG1, SRII, SB6, SB10, SC1, SC4, SC5 Psychologists/Healthcare: Most recent research and approaches to evaluation and behavioral treatment, Others with information of interest to mental health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, therapists, social workers, Other professionals will be eligible for 20.75 continuing education and school nurses and counselors hours from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. SPOUSE/PARTNER: Information to broaden understanding Continuing Education (CE) for Psychologists and of ADHD, how it affects relationships and families, and practical Other Mental Health Professionals strategies for daily living Continuing Education credits (CEs) for mental U.S. LATINO/HISPANIC/INTERNATIONAL: Topics health professionals are being offered through PsychoEducational relevant to the Hispanic/Latino American experience and around Resources, Inc. (PER). For approved sessions go to the world experience, with sessions presented in English www.chadd.org/conference2012 and click on Continuing WOMEN/GIRLS: Topics that are unique to women and girls Education. with ADHD. Continuing Education Units (CEU) for Educators As an IACET Authorized Provider, CHADD offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under IACET guidelines. Legend All learning sessions at the 24th Annual CHADD International Educator | Lecture | Intermediate Conference have been approved for CEUs. Continuing Education for Coaches Interest Group (Track) | Format (Presentation Style) | Level Coaches attending approved sessions will receive a completion certificates Levels which can be used toward intrenatinal Coaching Beginning: New to ADHD or to the subject matter Federation (ICF) or Institute for Advancement of Intermediate: Assumes basic knowledge of ADHD and/or the topic ADHD Coachingn (IAAC) credentialing. You must attend sessions Advanced: In-depth information for those with knowledge of ADHD designated and approved for coaches to receive coaching certifi- and/or the topic cates. The following sessions have been approved for coaching certificates: TA5, FA1, FB8, FC6, SA5, SB3 and SC6. Formats (Presentation Styles) Lecture: Informative and instructional speech Seminar: Lecture and dialogue, allowing audience participation Workshop: Hands-on training sessions Plenary Session (Keynote Address): Lecture by featured speaker, of general interest for all participants2 Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf
  3. 3. Registration Confirmation and On-Site Badges All who register via the internet will receive an email confirmation. Other reg- istrations will be notified via postal mail by November 2. Upon arrival at the General Hyatt Regency Hotel, please follow signs to the CHADD Registration area and come to the booth marked pre registration where you will receive your Information conference packet and badge. Please bring your confirmation letter with you. Display of conference badge is required for admission to all conference ses- sions, activities and exhibit hall. Attendees who pre-register and do not receive a confirmation letter may pick up their badges and materials at the CHADD pre registration desk. On-Site/Walk-in RegistrationSupport CHADD and our host hotel! Book with the official headquarters Conference registration facilities will be maintained at the Hyatt Regencyhotel, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport to ensure you get the full value of San Francisco Airport hotel. Payment of onsite registration may be made bybeing a CHADD attendee. Your patronage of the Hyatt Regency Hotel makes check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. No cash paymentit possible for CHADD to secure the space needed for this conference at a will be accepted onsite. Walk-in registrations will be taken on a space avail-greatly reduced cost. able basis.Headquarters Hotel: Registration CategoriesHyatt Regency San Francisco Airport General Conference Registration includes access to all conference activi-1333 Bayshore Highway • Burlingame, CA 94010 ties as outlined in the program materials: Thursday Grand Opening ExhibitPhone: 650-347-1234 Hall Reception and opening plenary (keynote) session; Friday and SaturdayA special rate of $134 single/double occupancy; $184 for triple occu- research symposia, concurrent sessions, exhibit hall, plenary (keynote) ses-pancy; $209 quadruple occupancy has been negotiated at the Hyatt sions and networking sessions.Regency San Francisco Airport hotel for the CHADD Conference. Pre-Conference Institutes present in-depth information of specific interestPlease identify yourself as a CHADD conference attendee to receive the dis- to health and mental health professionals, educators, attorneys, advocates,counted rate. The discounted hotel rates are for CHADD conference partici- families, caregivers, coaches, partners, adults, and young adults with ADHD.pants only and are available during the dates of November 4–11, 2012. The Available at an additional fee (unless otherwise noted), Institutes provide andiscounted rates will be available for reservations until October 11, 2012, or opportunity to sharpen knowledge, meet colleagues, and obtain CE/CME/until the CHADD room block fills up. Please make your reservations early. The CEU/CCEU credits.additional dates will provide you an opportunity to enjoy San Francisco prior One Day Registration provides an opportunity for those who are unableand post the conference. to attend the general conference in its entirety. One day registrants may pickHyatt Regency San Francisco Airport hotel was named #4 on the list of best up registration materials on the morning of their valid one-day registration, orairport hotels in North America for 2011. after 3:00 p.m. on the day before their one-day registration.A dedicated booking website has been created for our event so you will be Cancellation Policyable to make your hotel reservations online, as well as take advantage of Cancellations must be received in writing and must be postmarked byany room upgrades, amenities or other services offered by the hotel. https:// October 15, 2012 to qualify for a refund. A $50 administrative fee will beresweb.passkey.com/go/chadd OR call 1-888-421-1442. deducted from the total registration fee. Substitutes are always welcomedFREE Internet and no-shows will be billed. You may transfer your registration fee, minusIt’s easy to stay connected at the Hyatt. CHADD has arranged for compli- the $50 cancellation fee, to another individual by mailing or faxing a writtenmentary Internet access for all attendees in the hotel lobby, atrium and reg- request stating the person’s name and address. CHADD will contact youistration area. both should additional fees apply to the new registrant. All transfers must be postmarked by October 15, 2012. Refunds will be processed after theTransportation conference.The hotel provides the following convenient transportation options from thehotel to favorite destinations: Attire Business casual—tie or jacket is not required—but please no jeans.FREE SHUTTLE: Daily and continuous 24-hours shuttle between the Hyatt Reminder: Meeting room temperatures and personal comfort ranges varyand San Francisco International Airport. widely. Because meeting rooms may seem cold, you may want to dress inFREE RIDE TO TRAIN: Free, daily shuttle to San Francisco Airport’s BART layers and bring a sweater or a jacket. We recommend that you wear com-commuter train with direct service to downtown San Francisco in 20 minutes. fortable walking shoes.Bart ticket prices are $4.95 one-way/$9.90 round trip WeatherTAXI: Service from hotel to downtown San Francisco in 30 minutes. Cost is Burlingame is the place to be to beat the heat but stay in the sunshine and$35 one way. mild temperatures. The average annual temperature is a pleasant 68 degreesFREE RIDE TO LOCAL SHOPPING & DINING: Daily shuttle service via (summer highs rarely over 78 degrees and winter lows in the mid-50s).the “Burlingame Trolley” from the Hyatt to downtown Burlingame’s upscale Private Social Function Policyshopping and restaurants. Social functions at which attendance is restricted to verbal or written invita-Parking tions are not permitted to occur during any official CHADD activity. HospitalitySelf Parking: suites and hosted events must be approved in advance by CHADD. CHADD$20.00 overnight • $4.00 for the first hour, $2.00 for every additional hour reserves the right to postpone or delay any function conflicting with an officialValet Parking: CHADD activity. Anyone hosting such events must receive prior approval and$25.00 overnight; $9.00 up to four hours; $15.00 four to 10 hours register their function(s) at the exhibitor counter in the registration area. ToAll rates include in/out privileges. Valet parking is available for vehicles over receive prior approval, please email Marsha Bokman at marsha_bokman@6’4”. Parking for RV’s or trailers is a flat rate of $36 per night, based upon chadd.org or by phone at 301-306-7070 ext. 118.space availability. People with DisabilitiesRoommate Service CHADD strives to hold meetings that are accessible to all. Please tell us whatTraveling alone? Share the cost of accommodations with another attendee you require to help make your participation more enjoyable and meaning-and save big! We’ll provide you with a list of people who wish to share a ful. Any information regarding your disability will remain confidential. Becauseroom. To add your name to or obtain a copy of the roommate list, contact many accommodations require early planning, requests should be made asRyan_Procopio@chadd.org or call the CHADD conference department at soon as possible. Special requests received onsite or less than three weeks301-306-7070, ext. 107. We supply the name, you make the choice. before the conference cannot be guaranteed; however, every attempt will be made to accommodate your needs. chaddconference@chadd.org Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf 3
  4. 4. Pre-Conference Institutes | Thursday, November 8 The pre-conference institutes that are offered both morning and TA6 • Psychosocial Interventions for ADHD Inattentive Type afternoon present in-depth information of specific interest to health and Educator, Psychologist, Healthcare | Seminar | Beginner-Advanced mental health professionals, educators, attorneys, advocates, coaches, Linda Pfiffner, PhD families, caregivers, partners, adults, and young adults with ADHD. Pre This institute will examine characteristics and impairments of ADHD-I with conference Institutes are offered at an additional fee. particular attention to the distinctions between ADHD-I and ADHD-C. Differential diagnosis and treatment of ADHD-I will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on the Child Life and Attention Skills (CLAS) program, a multi- 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. component, behavioral intervention integrating (a) a standard behavioral MORNING PRE-CONFERENCE INSTITUTES treatment for ADHD (group-based parent training) that has been adapted for ADHD-I with (b) group-based child life skills training and (c) teacher-based TA1 • Pearls, Perils & Pitfalls of Treating ADHD behavioral intervention. The results of two NIMH-funded randomized clini- Physician, Healthcare, Psycholoigst | Seminar | Intermediate cal trials evaluating this intervention with ADHD-I, both of which support the Andrew Adesman, MD efficacy of CLAS for improving core inattention symptoms and impairment This pre-conference institute will provide practical guidance to novice and will be presented. experienced health care providers and related professionals regarding the TA7 • Implementing School-Based Anti-Bullying assessment and management of ADHD. Following a review of the new AAP and Cyber Bullying Policies and Practices: clinical guidelines and the draft DSM-5 criteria, the focus will then shift to What We Know and What to Do about It the 25 most common mistakes that clinicians make in the assessment and Educator, Psychologist, Healthcare | Workshop | Beginner management of ADHD. Strategies for optimizing pharmacotherapy will be Jeff Sprague, PhD; Marlene Snyder, PhD presented. CAM treatments and common comorbidities will be briefly dis- The development and implementation of school-based anti-bullying and cussed. Ample opportunity will be allotted for professionals in attendance to cyber bullying policies and practices are part of a continuing effort to (a) pro- share some of their own diagnostic and treatment “pearls”. A small number tect students from the damaging effects of bullying and harassment, (b) pro- of illustrative cases will be included to highlight many of the common “pearls, vide a safe and welcoming school climate for students and staff, and (c) foster perils, and pitfalls” and to generate audience discussion. the development of effective practices that reduce or eliminate bullying and TA2 • Executive Functioning in ADHD: Implications for harassment in schools. This workshop presents policy and practice guide- Assessment and Management lines for protecting students from bullying and cyber bullying and helping Psychologist, Adult, Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Intermediate schools with legal issues surrounding their incidence developed by the U.S Russell Barkley, PhD Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights and the National Association Dr. Barkley has developed one of the leading theories of executive functioning of Attorneys General along with materials on bullying and harassment devel- (EF) and its role in the nature of ADHD. This theory is based on understand- oped through The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and the Institute on ing the nature of the executive neuropsychological functions as a multi-level Violence and Destructive Behavior at the University of Oregon. meta-construct and its contribution to self-regulation across time to support TA8 • Iberoamerican Forum • FREE the individual’s long-term goals and general welfare. This model views EF not Hispanic/ Latino. Conducted in Spanish | Workshop | Beginner-Advanced just as a suite of purely cognitive capacities but as an extended phenotype Gabriela Delgado Paulsen, PhD; Beatriz Duda, LCSW from brain functioning into ever widening spheres of daily adaptive, self-reli- The Iberoamerican Forum has been part of CHADD´s efforts to help the ant, and cooperative social functioning across the major domains of daily life Spanish speaking community within the United States and abroad for many activities. He has developed numerous clinical implications concerning the years. This year, we have been working together to merge our efforts to diagnosis, assessment and management of ADHD. strengthen the ties within the Iberoamerican community to help children and TA3 • ADHD and Mindfulness Training Through the LIfespan adults living with ADHD. The focus of this session will be on the social and Psychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Intermediate cultural components that affect Iberoamericans and the impact of these com- Mark Bertin, MD; Lidia Zylowska, MD ponents make on children and adults living with ADHD in different settings. This session will describe the diverse facets of mindfulness practice including relaxation, training in meta-awareness, attention regulation, cognitive refram- 12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. ing, remembering of intention and strategies for emotional self-regulation. TFT • First Time Attendee Orientation Up-to-date research exploring mechanism behind mindfulness training First Time Attendee | Workshop | All effects as well as its use in ADHD will be discussed. Related research as well Conference chairs, CHADD leadership and staff as emphasis on activities immediately applicable in daily live will be provided. This session will give you the facts to navigate the conference and CHADD! First time attendees and new members are invited. Bring your lunch! TA4 • New Directions in ADHD and Autism: Assessment and Treatment Psychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Lecture | Intermediate-Advanced Sam Goldstein, PhD Dr. Goldstein will offer an overview of the most current research concerning the overlap between ADHD and autism. Dr. Goldstein will present data from his recent study, the largest epidemiologic sample of children with autism 8:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m. and ADHD. He will discuss current methods for assessment of autism and treatment planning. Volunteer Training Institute • FREE TA5 • Making your ADHD Coaching Practice Work for If you are a CHADD coordinator, board member, active volunteer You and Your Clients or someone who would like to start a local CHADD group, please Coach | Workshop | Intermediate plan to attend the Volunteer Leadership Training Institute on Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, BA, MCC; Nancy Ratey, EdM, MCC Thursday, November 8, 2012. The workshop will be offered at This preconference workshop will cover essential elements needed in build- 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. There is no fee for the institute, but you ing a solid foundation for best coaching practices. Points covered include must be a CHADD member and committed to being involved in engaging in effective marketing, creating good client/coach fit, ensuring deliv- local CHADD activities. erables, client confidentiality and adhering ethical standards. To register, contact Trish_White@chadd.org4 Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf
  5. 5. Pre-Conference Institutes, continued | Thursday, November 81:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. in properly assessing, conceptualizing, and treating adults whose ADHD is complicated by these kinds of complex co-morbidities and use case studiesAFTERNOON PRE-CONFERENCE INSTITUTES for discussion.TB1 • Controversies & Current Trends in Pharmacotherapy TB6 • Neuroscience and Neuropsychology of ADHD:Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Intermediate-Advanced Implications for Clinical PracticeGlen R. Elliott, MD, PhD Physician, Psychologist, Healthcare | Seminar | Intermediate-AdvancedDr. Elliott will be discussing the common current controversies related to using Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, PhDmedication to treat ADHD, including short- and long-term efficacy, safety, and This Institute will discuss the current research in executive functioning in chil-domains for which available medications have little to no apparent value. He dren with ADHD and the clinical implications of difficulties in this area. In addi-also will review innovations in medications that may eventually help individuals tion, a discussion will be provided as to the neuroimaging findings in childrenwith ADHD and comorbid conditions in ways not currently possible. with ADHD: combined type and those with ADHD: predominately inattentive type. Moreover, a discussion will be provided that links neuroimaging find-TB2 • The Human Experience of ADHD: A Strength Based Approach ings with neuropsychological functioning particularly with regard to executivePsychologist, Healthcare, Adult, Parent/Caregiver, Physician | functioning as well as response to medication. Finally two case studies will beSeminar | Beginner-Advanced provided to illustrate the current state of research in ADHD.Edward (Ned) Hallowell, MDDr. Hallowell’s presentation will focus on a strength-based approach to TB7 • Cognitive Deficits in ADHD: Beyond Executive Function (EF) DeficitsADHD. When the diagnosis of ADHD emphasizes what is wrong with a per- Psychologist, Healthcare, Educator, Physician | Seminar |son, that person immediately starts to see himself in those negative terms. Intermediate-AdvancedShame, fear and self-doubt grow. However, when the treatment of ADHD Rosemary Tannock, PhDbegins with an effort to find what’s good in a person by using a strength- This Institute will first define biomarkers and endophenotypes and their role inbased approach to ferret out their hidden strengths and emphasizes first and prevention and intervention, and then review the criteria required to confirmforemost what is positive, then the person sees himself in a positive light. Dr. an endophenotype. Next a critical review will be provided of non-EF deficits inHallowell’s goal is to help people master the power of ADHD while avoiding ADHD, followed by a discussion as to the extent to which these non-EF defi-its pitfalls. He will talk about what it is like to have ADHD, explain some of the cits show potential as endophenotypes for ADHD or dimensional symptomsbrain science behind it, and discuss how to get diagnosed properly and the of ADHD (i.e., inattention versus hyperactivity/ impulsivity). Non-EF deficitsavailable medicinal and non-medicinal treatments. in ADHD include altered-reinforcement (delay aversion), time perception or timing, Intra-individual reaction time variability, sensory processing, colourTB3 • Long-term Outcome of ADHD: Implications for Treatment of vision, rapid automatized naming or processing speed, to name a few. TheAdolescents and Adults Institute will conclude with a discussion of the significance of non-EF deficitsPsychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Intermediate associated with ADHD, in terms of associated impairments, prevention andLily Hechtman, PhD intervention, irrespective of their potential as endophenotypes.This session will include the presentation of four different topics. The topicsconsist of: 1) The long-term outcomes of adolescents and adults with ADHD. TB8 • Quick Tips For Parents: Preventing Problematic Behavior2) The predicators of outcomes. 3) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for $15.00 FEEadults with ADHD. 4) Pilot results of study examining the use of CBT with Parent/Caregiver | Seminar | Intermediateadolescents with ADHD. Adam Schwebach, PhDTB4 • Rethinking Behavior Interventions: Effective Strategies for Children with ADHD often exhibit difficult and challenging behavior that canStudents with Anxiety and Oppositional Behavior cause a great deal of conflict at home. For example, children with ADHDPsychologist, Healthcare, Educator | Workshop | Beginner-Intermediate may be argumentative, forgetful or have trouble being able to follow throughJessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA with basic tasks. In many cases these behaviors are unintentional. There areThis Institute will teach participants about interventions educators can use in many interventions parents and caregivers can implement to help reducethe classroom to help with students who have anxiety or oppositional behav- the severity of such disruptive behavioral issues at home. This session willior that can be explosive. Participants will learn to suggest improvements to provide participants with an open discussion as to why many children withexisting behavior plans that focus on preventive strategies, such as ante- ADHD display such difficulties and effective strategies they can implement tocedent management, self-monitoring systems, and alternative responses to help prevent behavioral problems at home.behavior. These interventions can allow students to improve their behavior by TB9 • ADHD and Its Links to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justiceacquiring the necessary skills to make academic progress. This session is free to the community.TB5 • Making Sense of Difficult Adult ADHD Cases: Assessment and Registration to the conference is not required.Treatment of ADHD with Complex Co-morbidities Law Enforcement/Justice, Parent/Caregiver, Adult,Psychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Advanced Attorney/Advocate | Workshop | BeginnerKevin Murphy, PhD Philip Anderton, PhD; Regina Bussing, MD; Catrina N. Wilkins, MD;Clinicians are often confused about the most appropriate and efficient way of Stephen Brown, Sgt.assessing and treating adults who may have ADHD - especially when there This session will address what ADHD is, its implications for law enforcementare complex or multiple co-morbidities involved. Disentangling ADHD from and the criminal justice system, and what can be done to improve interven-patients who also present with other conditions such as Bipolar Disorder, tions and outcomes. Suggestions will be provided on how to manage youngObsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Substance Dependence, person with ADHD in custody and how to engage local CHADD chaptersMajor Depression, or Axis II Personality Disorders is a major challenge, even in partnership work. Speakers will 1) review ADHD and its links to criminalfor seasoned clinicians. How do we know if ADHD is a valid diagnosis in behavior, in the context of social determinants of health behavior; 2) demon-the presence of these other disorders? What should we treat first? When strate how the disorder effects the individual and the operations of police andis it safe or not safe to use stimulant medications? What if the patient is juvenile justice agencies; and 3)provide examples of more appropriate earlyreluctant or refuses to engage in treatment? What are realistic expectations interventions to improve legal outcomes of youths with ADHD. This sesssionfor patients and their families and how do we define a positive outcome in will build on the success of previous years bringing law enforcement officersthese situations? This training will discuss methods and key considerations into the conference and be engaged by parents. Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf 5
  6. 6. General Conference Opens Thursday, November 8 7:00 p.m.–9:15 p.m. 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. TGO • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Welcome by Mayor Jerry Deal, City of Burlingame Reception Opening Keynote All TG1 • Stigma, Mental Illness, and Families: TIP • Innovative Programs Implications for ADHD All Mayor Jerry Deal Facilitator: Mark Katz, PhD All | Keynote | All TRP • Research Posters Stephen Hinshaw, PhD All Many have argued that the most important issue facing the entire mental health field is Facilitator: Ann Abramowitz, PhD the stigma that still pertains to mental disorders. In this talk, Dr. Hinshaw first defines stigma and discusses reasons for the puzzling persistence of stigma directed toward mental illness, despite far greater knowledge of mental disorders than half a century ago. He then discusses the concept of “courtesy stigma,” a term first denoting the strong stigma directed toward family members of those with mental disorders (especially the case for ADHD). Third, he presents his own family’s experiences with serious mental disorder, Stephen Hinshaw including doctor’s orders for his parents never to discuss such issues with their children. Friday, November 9 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. When it comes to rising above life’s challenges, ADHD among them, few things are more important than learning to see these challenges in a hope- Friday Keynote ful new light. But how do we learn to do this when others continue to see our challenges in a very old light? During this presentation we’ll explore FG1 • There’s Never Anything the ways. In the process we’ll also review a number of promising practices So Wrong With Us That that are helping those with ADHD learn to see themselves through their strengths as opposed to their challenges. When it comes to rising above What’s Right With Us Can’t Fix life’s difficulties it’s really true. “There’s never anything so wrong with us that All | Keynote | All what’s right with us can’t fix.” Mark Katz Mark Katz, PhD 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM I FRI • Girls with ADHD Montreal Study • Milwaukee Study • Berkeley Girls ADHD Longitudinal Study (BGALS) All | Lecture | Intermediate-Advanced Jim Swanson Lily Hechtman Jim Swanson, PhD, Facilitator; Stephen Hinshaw, PhD; Lily Hechtman, PhD; Russell Barkley, PhD The ideas behind the Berkeley Girls ADHD Longitudinal Study (BGALS), which began in the 1990s will be discussed. Then description of findings from the childhood, adolescent, and young adult phases of this study, which involves the largest cohort of childhood-diagnosed girls with ADHD in existence, 95% of whom have been followed through a mean age of 20. Crucially, discussion of (a) means of retaining long-term samples and (b) differences between long-term outcomes in this study and those of males with ADHD—which include, for BGALS, a strikingly high rate of suicidal and self-injurious behavior in late adolescence and young adulthood. The presentation will also describe the Montreal Longitudinal Study which followed children with ADHD and normal matched controls prospectively for 15 years from mean age 8 to 26 years. Different adult outcomes Russell Barkley Stephen Hinshaw will be described, as well as factors which influence this outcome. 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. FA3 • Homework: How to Help Kids to Focus and Finish without Going Crazy BREAKOUTS FA Parent/Caregiver | Seminar | Intermediate Ann Dolin, MEd FA1 • What Coaches can Say that Parents Cannot: Techniques for Coaching ADHD Adolescents for Academic and Life Success FA4 • Make it a Habit: A Willpower-free Approach Coach | Lecture | Intermediate Adult | Workshop | Beginner Laurie A. Chester, BA, MA Kim Kensington, PsyD FA2 • Effective Teaching Strategies for Students with ADHD and FA5 • Teachers and Parents Building Positive Social Skills in Executive Skill deficits Children with ADHD Educator | Lecture | Intermediate Parent/Caregiver, Educator | Lecture | Beginner Chris Zeigler Dendy, MS; Billie Abney, DC, CCSP Esta M. Rapoport, EdD6 Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf
  7. 7. General Conference, continuedFriday, November 9 Become a CHADD Member... Join Now!1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. www.chadd.orgBREAKOUTS FB FC5 • Girls and Women with ADHD, with Special Focus onFB1 • From Despair to Realism to Hope: Voices of Parents Long Term OutcomeWhose Children Have Taken The Rocky Road Psychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Workshop | Intermediate-AdvancedParent/Caregiver | Seminar | Intermediate Stephen Hinshaw, PhDJoyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD; Marie Paxson FC6 • Tame Your Own Gremlin First:FB2 • Teenage Boys With ADHD: Strategies for Mastering Your Craft as a CoachIndependence and Self-Advocacy Coach | Seminar | IntermediateParent/Caregiver, Physician | Seminar | Intermediate Jane M. Massengill, LCSWJim Forgan, PhD; Mary Richey, ME FC7 • Stress!! The Missing Piece of the ADHD/LD Puzzle:FB3 • The Science of Executive Functioning: Why the Brains of Kids Are At Risk, and What You Can Do About It NOW!New Data, New Ideas and the Comprehensive Educator, Healthcare | Seminar | IntermediateExecutive Functioning Inventory Jerome J. Schultz, PhDPsychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Lecture | IntermediateSam Goldstein, PhD FC8 • Response to Intervention (RTI) and Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS) for Improving Educational Outcomes for Students with ADHDFB4 • A Neuroplasticity-Based Approach to ADHD Educator, Parent/Caregiver | Workshop | IntermediatePsychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Advanced Jeff Sprague, PhDEdward (Ned) Hallowell, MD; Ron Minson, MD FC9 • Paying Attention to Emotion in Adult ADHDFB5 • Distracted and Obsessed: Having ADHD and Physician, Psychologist, Healthcare | Lecture | IntermediateObsessive-Compulsive Disorder Craig Surman, MDYoung Adult/Adult, Physician | Seminar | IntermediateRoberto Olivardia, MD FC10 • Real Motivation for Real Change Adult | Lecture | IntermediateFB6 • Dialogues, Discoveries and Directions: Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBAFostering a Shared Vision of ADHD between Practioners and PatientsAdult, Healthcare, Psychologist, Physician | Seminar | Intermediate 5:15 p.m.–6:45 p.m.J. Russell (Russ) Ramsay, PhD; Anthony Rostain, MD; Natalie Knochenhauer, JD FN1• Networking by Interest Group (Track)FB7 • Associated Disorders Commonly Seen with ADHD All TracksParent/Caregiver, Healthcare | Seminar | Intermediate After a long day filled with education and exhibits, it may be tempting toDavid Rosenthal, MD; Richard Lougy, EdPsy/MFT retire to your room for the evening and gear up for another long day. Resist the urge! Take part in the Networking sessions to reconnect withFB8 • ADHD Coaching – A Family Affair old friends, meet new acquaintances or learn something new whileCoach | Seminar | Intermediate networking with your colleagues. Have a burning issue that you wantJodi Sleeper-Triplett, BA, MCC to discuss with your colleagues and peers? Here’s your opportunity.FB9 • Understanding Speech and Language Problems in ADHD We’ll provide the setting and you provide the content.Educator | Seminar | Intermediate-Advanced • ADHD Coach • Parent/Caregiver of AdolescentsRosemary Tannock, PhD • Classroom Educator, Administra- • Parents/Caregiver of YoungFB10 • Lost and Unidentified: The Plight of the tor, School Psychologist ChildrenADHD Inattentive Female • College Student and Young Adult • PhysicianEducator | Seminar | Beginner • Cultural Diversity and Outreach • Single ParentJoan K. Teach, PhD • Gay/Lesbian with ADHD • Spouse/Significant Other of • International Individuals with ADHD3:30 p.m.–5:00pm • Men with ADHD • Women and Girls with ADHD • Non-Physician Health Care Pro-BREAKOUTS FC fessional: Clinical Psychologist, Nurse, Social WorkerFC1 • The Other Attention Disorder: Sluggish Cognitive Tempo(ADD/SCT) vs. ADHD—Nature, Impairments, and ManagementPsychologist, Physician, Healthcare | Seminar | Intermediate-Advanced CHADD’S Mentoring ProgramRussell Barkley, PhD CHADD is initiating a Conference Mentoring Program to help makeFC2 • Managing Media with the Brain in Mind new conference attendees feel more at ease, highlight membershipParent/Caregiver, Healthcare | Lecture | Beginner benefits and create networking opportunities. The program will match experienced CHADD conference attendees with new conference goers.Mark Bertin, MD We invite all mentees and mentors to the First-timers attendee sessionFC3 • When Mothers and Kids Have ADHD: at noon on Thursday, November 8 at the headquarters hotel. This is aStrategies for Survival and Success great time to meet up with your mentor or mentee for the first time andWomen/Girls | Seminar | Intermediate get to know one another.Patricia Quinn, MD; Natalie Knochenhauer, JD Applications are available www.chadd.org/conference2012 then click on Mentoring Program. The deadline for applications will beFC4 • ADHD and Sensory Processing: When Worlds Collide October 11, 2012. After all applications are received, we will contact youPhysician, Healthcare, Psychologist | Seminar | Beginner-Intermediate with the name of your partner. We look forward to your participation!Glen R. Elliott, MD, PhD; Domenique Embrey, MS, OTR/L; For more information, contact:Erin Powers, MEd, BCET CHADDConference@chadd.org or marsha_bokman@chadd.org Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf 7
  8. 8. General Conference, continued | Friday, November 9 FFI • 25th Anniversary Gala Friday, November 9th, 2012 | 7:15 p.m.–9:15 p.m. Join us as we celebrate 25 years of CHADD at our 25th Anniversary Gala Andres To rres This will be an event to remember! Gina Pera, author of Is It You, Me or Adult ADD?” will be the emcee for the evening. Following a sumptuous sit-down dinner, and welcoming remarks by Ruth Hughes, Ph.D., Will Chang, owner of the San Francisco Giants, and Chusy Haney-Jardine, director of the critically acclaimed documentary “Gigante,” will discuss the making ra of this poignant film that chronicles the life of major league Gina Pe ine baseball player Andrés Torres. Torres, diagnosed in 2002 but Chusy Haney-Jard untreated until 2009, went from struggling for ten years in the minor leagues to becoming a Giant. Through the development of strategies and support systems, Torres was able to become a key player on that team. He was voted most inspirational player by his victorious teammates after the 2010 World Series. His story inspires hope and motivates others to embrace their own challenges and never give up on their dreams. Excerpts of the documentary will be shown during the evening. Andrés Torres will not be present. Fee: $49.50 Will Ch ang The full 90 minute documentary will run continuously during the Conference. 25th Anniversary Campaign To celebrate this milestone in 2012, CHADD has Stop by the launched its 25th Anniversary Campaign, with the theme “Making a Difference for 25 Years.”  A video commemorating CHADD accomplishments CHADD Bookstore and vision for the future will be shown at the annual conference. to Peruse You can help CHADD continue to grow and make a difference for the next 25 years by making a pledge or one time gift to the Campaign. Help us help you by New 2012 Titles! participating. Every dollar can and will make a difference. Bob Boegel, CHADD Development and Major Gifts We’ll also have publications that are tried and Manager, will be at the annual true. Now is a great time to build your resource conference to answer any g a Differe library. Save 10% on all purchases during the questions you may have about kin the program. You can donate Ma nce at the conference or online conference. at www.chadd.org and clicking on the 25th Anniversary Campaign 1987 2012 button. (Saturday program on next page)8 Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf
  9. 9. General Conference, continuedSaturday, November 10 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Remarkable new research methods (various uses of MRI, physi- ological TMS probes), allied with advances in direct measurements Closing KeyNote of behaviors, have secured evidence confirming that ADHD has neurobiological origins. These brain causes of ADHD, however, are SG1 • Understanding many in terms of localization and in terms of underlying mechanism, Neurobiological Basis of ADHD: at least one of which (maybe even the majority) may be the delayed timing of frontal lobe development. 25 Years of Innovation in Research All | Lecture | All Martha Denckla Martha Bridge Denckla, MD 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. BREAKOUTS SA RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM II SA1 • Supporting Students with ADHD in Independent Schools SRII • Preschool ADHD Educator | Lecture | Beginner Susan Biggs, EdD Treatment Study (PATS); SA2 • Bullying—Let’s Look at the Bigger Picture Multimodal Treatment Study Educator | Seminar | Beginner Susan Miller, MEd of ADHD (MTA) Jim Swanson SA3 • Adult ADHD Panel All | Lecture | All Adult | Panel | Beginner-Advanced Jim Swanson, PhD, Facilitator Gina A. Pera, BS Multisite Randomized Clinical Trials: SA4 • ADHD Research 101 for Parent and Families with ADHD: What Have We Learned about ADHD Understanding the Research Process and Implementing from the MTA? Practical Strategies Parent/Caregiver | Workshop | Beginner Timothy Wigal, PhD Beth Kaplanek, RN; Mary Durheim, BS; Maria Teresa Acosta, MD The NIMH-funded Multimodal Treatment of SA5 • College Planning, Gap Year Options and Career Goal Setting ADHD (MTA) study was a multisite study for ADHD Teens designed to evaluate the leading treatments for Coach | Seminar | Intermediate ADHD, including behavior therapy, medications, Robin Roman Wright, MA Timothy Wigal and the combination of the two in elementary- aged children. The study’s treatment phase lasted 14 months and the 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. observational longitudinal follow-up, currently in its 16th year, at seven Lunch with Luminaries (Fee) sites in the US and Canada, is ongoing and being funded by NIDA. It Chris Zeigler Dendy, MS; Sam Goldstein, PhD; Gina Pera, BS; Patricia Quinn, MD is difficult to maintain followup over long periods of time but longitudi- Seating is very limited. Go to www.chadd.org/conference2012 and click nal studies can provide valuable information on outcomes as children on Conference Highlights/Social Events. mature and face other developmental problems. Longitudinal studies also present analytic challenges, in particular with regard to missing 1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. data and assessing the effect of treatment. The MTA follow-up results BREAKOUTS SB will be presented in terms of substance abuse issues and other mea- sures of impairment that impact young adults diagnosed with ADHD SB1 • The Hard Cruel World: Preparing for and Surviving the Transition as children. from High School to Life Beyond—Legal and Practical Strategies Parent/Caregiver | Seminar | Intermediate Little Children, Big Challenges: Matthew D. Cohen, JD Treatment of Preschoolers with ADHD SB2 • The WOW Factor: Engaging Hearts and Minds of Laurence Greenhill, MD Students with ADHD Dr. Greenhill will provide an overview of the Educator | Seminar | Intermediate diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment options Shari L. Gent, MS for children with ADHD in the preschool stage of development, between 3 years of age and SB3 • Lemonade: Building and Maintaining Resilience in 6 years of age. He will discuss the findings Individuals with ADHD and their Families Laurence Greenhill and implications of the Agency for Health Care Coach | Workshop | Intermediate Alan R. Graham, PhD Research and Quality (AHRQ’s) lengthy review of published treatments for ADHD that are the basis of the new American Academy of Pediatrics SB4 • The Use and Impact of Video Games and Treatment Guidelines for ADHD. Digital Media on Children with ADHD Parent/Caregiver | Seminar | Intermediate Randy I. Kulman, PhD; Gary Stoner, PhD SB5 • Ready for Take Off: Preparing Teens with ADHD/LD for College College/Young Adult | Seminar | Beginner Patricia Quinn, MD; Theresa E. Maitland, PhD Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf 9
  10. 10. General Conference, continued | Saturday, November 10 1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. BREAKOUTS SB (continued) 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. SB6 • Combination Medication Therapy for ADHD Physician, Psychologist, Healthcare | Lecture | Advanced Oren Mason, MD SDT • San Francisco SB7 • Let Me Be Your Camera— Ownership, Cooperation and Self-Advocacy Night Tour Parent/Caregiver | Lecture | Beginner Mike Perkins, MEd LIVE, from San Francisco. . . SB8 • Making the Grade with ADHD: How to Succeed in it’s  SATURDAY NIGHT!   College with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Join old friends and new acquaintances aboard a luxury College/Young Adult | Seminar | Intermediate tour bus for a tour of San Francisco by Night!  Board the Stephanie Anne Sarkis, PhD, NCC, LMHC bus at 6:00 p.m. and enjoy white wine, non-alcoholic SB9 • Right Brain! Left Brain! Hey What about the Front Brain! A 21st Century Look at Executive Functioning Skills beverages and antipasto on the bus as you see the Educator | Seminar | Intermediate highlights of the City by the Bay. Included on the bus tour Adam Schwebach, PhD are the Golden Gate Bridge, the Presidio and the Palace SB10 • ADHD Comorbidity: Bridging Science and Practice of Fine Arts, among many other sights. You will stop Psychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Inermediate and take pictures at several locations and arrive in North Harvey Weinberg, PhD Beach, San Francisco’s Little Italy, at approximately 8:15 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. p.m. Those who would like to have dinner there will be BREAKOUTS SC dropped off and picked up in the same location at 10:00 p.m. for return to the hotel.  (Those who prefer not to get SC1 • If it is ADHD with Anxiety or Asperger’s Syndrome, off the bus in North beach will be returned to the hotel by Which Do You Treat First, the ADHD or the Anxiety? Psychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Lecture | Intermediate-Advanced 9:00 p.m.)  For the partiers in the group who wish to stay Edward B. Aull, MD in North Beach and take other transportation back to the SC2 • The Power of a Group: How to Help Young Adolescent Girls and hotel, at their own expense, the tour staff will be available Support ADHD Training in their Schools by cell phone for the remainder of the evening to answer Educator | Lecture | Intermediate any questions, provide directions and guidance until all Maureen Anne Gill, LCSW; Patrice Garver, PhD have returned to the hotel. A list of restaurants and links SC3 • Motivation: The Key to ADHD Success to the website are available on the CHADD website to Parent/Caregiver | Seminar | Intermediate Jeffrey S. Katz, PhD help you choose and make reservations. (Saturday night SC4 • Helping Parents and Clinicians Create Lasting Change for is a very busy time, and reservations are essential!) Children with ADHD Included in the tour price: Psychologist, Healthcare, Physician | Seminar | Advanced Ron Kotkin, PhD • White wine and non-alcoholic drinks along with a SC5 • Practical Considerations in Using Exercise as a variety of antipasto on the bus Therapeutic Modality to Reduce Symptoms of ADHD • A narrated 2-hour bus tour of San Francisco by Night Physician, Psychologist, Healthcare | Lecture | Intermediate Michael Lara, MD • Drop off and pick up in North Beach SC6 • Procrastination: Understanding the Causes and • Exclusive services of a tour staff member/guide all Reducing the Consequences evening and night Coach | Seminar | Beginner Sandy Maynard, MS • Round-trip transportation from and to the Hyatt SC7 • Executive Functions Coaching Regency San Francisco Airport hotel   Educator | Seminar | Intermediate FEE: $30 per person David Mendlewski, MSED SC8 • ADHD, Curriculum and Language Educator | Seminar | Intermediate Linda E. Spencer, PhD; Janet Price The CHADD Annual Conference is SC9 • Diverting At-Risk Youth with ADHD from the Juvenile/Criminal Justice Systems paperless for session handouts Attorney/Advocate | Seminar | Intermediate While not paper-free, we are working to improve the quality Robert M. Tudisco, JD and timeliness of the resources we provide to you through SC10 • Critical Life Skills: Practical Techniques and Strategies for this program. The majority of materials and resources will Youth Diagnosed with ADHD be provided to you on the CHADD website and will be Parent/Caregiver | Seminar | Beginner accessible before, during and after the conference. John Willson, MS10 Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf
  11. 11. R egistration Form Register Online It’s fast… it’s easy… 24th Annual International Conference on ADHD San Francisco and you’ll receive General Conference: Nov. 9–10, 2012 | Pre-Conference Institutes: Nov. 8, 2012 a 5% discount!Please use a separate form for each individual. www.chadd.org/conference20121. Participant Information o Mr. o Mrs. o Ms. o Dr. First Name MI Last Name Degree and/or Title Company Name (if any) Mailing Address City State/Province Zip/Postal Code Country Daytime Phone Number Evening Phone Number Fax Number Email Address o CHADD Member o CHADD Non Member To register o Check this box for a spouse/partner registration. Spouse/Partner Name o Check here if disability services are required. Please attach a written description of your needs. additional2. Tell us your purpose for attending the conference (Check all that apply) attendees, o Adult with ADHD o CHADD BOD or PAB member o CHADD Community Leader o Exhibitor o Grandparent or other family member o Parent or caregiver o Speaker o Spouse or partner of adult with ADHD including o Learn about ADHD o Latest in research and medication o Receive CE, CME, CEU, or CCEU credits spouse, o See and hear world-renowned speakers o Networking o Learn about CHADD o Other please copy3. Tell us your occupation this form as o Advocate/attorney o Coach o Educator o Mental Health Professional (counselor, therapist, social worker) necessary. o Nurse o Physician o Psychologist o Student o Other4. Please complete if you are a CHADD Community Leader Please print o CHADD Chapter Coordinator o CHADD Branch Coordinator o CHADD Satellite Facilitator or type. Group Name Group Number5. How did you learn about this conference? o Attention magazine o Website o Email o Received Preliminary Program o CHADD Chapter/Support Meeting o Facebook/social networking o Other6. Would you like to exhibit at the conference? o Please send me an exhibitor packet. (Deadline for purchasing exhibit space is September 1, 2012 to ensure listing in the Program Book.)7. Is this the first time you are attending an Annual CHADD International Conference? o Yes o No8. Want the discounted member rate? Go online at www.chadd.org now, become a member and receive benefits all year long!9. GENERAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION • November 8–10 (Thursday evening, Friday, and Saturday) Postmarked Postmarked by Postmarke/d by After 10/11/12 9/12/12 10/10/12 & On-Site Amount o HADD Local Group Coordinator or Facilitator (One reduced registration per compliant C $175 $215 $265 $ local group) o ndividual/Family CHADD Member (current member or joining now) I $225 $265 $330 $ o CHADD Nonmember $290 $335 $415 $ o HADD Member Educator (current member or joining now; includes CEU credits) C $260 $310 $365 $ o HADD Nonmember Educator (includes CEU credits) C $330 $395 $465 $ o HADD Professional Member (current member or joining now; includes CE/CME credits) C $315 $365 $420 $ o HADD Nonmember Professional (includes CE/CME credits) C $445 $500 $565 $ o HADD Student Member (must be a full-time student). Please provide documentation of C $160 $210 $250 $ current semester hours o onference Speaker (includes CME, CE and CEU credit fees for physicians, psychologists, C $165 $210 $250 $ other mental health professionals, and educators) o ne-Day Special Rate—Friday or Saturday, November 9 or 10 (includes continuing education O $200 $225 $250 $ credits) SPECIAL ORGANIZATIONAL RATE: Register five or more attendees from your organization by September 15, 2012, and receive a 5% discount on each registration. To receive the discount, please submit all registrations together via fax: 301-306-7091 or email: CHADDconference@chadd.org (OVER)
  12. 12. R e g i s t ra t ion Form, p a ge 2 10. Please select the general conference sessions you wish to attend. Refer to pages 4–11 for session titles. Thursday Friday Saturday o TA8 o FG1 o FB1 o FC1 FN1 (check one) o SG1 o SB1 o SC1 o TB9 o FRI o FB2 o FC2 o ADHD Coach o Parents/Caregiver of Young Children o SR2 o SB2 o SC2 o TIP o FA1 o FB3 o FC3 o Classroom Educator, Administrator, School o Physician o SA1 o SB3 o SC3 Psychologist o TRP o FA2 o FB4 o FC4 o College Student and Young Adult o Single Parent o SA2 o SB4 o SC4 o TGO o FA3 o FB5 o FC5 o Cultural Diversity and Outreach o Spouse/Significant Other of Individuals with o SA3 o SB5 o SC5 ADHD o TG1 o FA4 o FB6 o FC6 o Gay/Lesbian with ADHD o School Psychologist o SA4 o SB6 o SC6 o FA5 o FB7 o FC7 o International o Single Parent o SA5 o SB7 o SC7 o FTI o FB8 o FC8 o Men with ADHD o Spouse/Significant Other of Individuals with o SB8 o SC8 ADHD o FB9 o FC9 o Non-Physician Health Care Professional: o Women and Girls with ADHD o SB9 o SC9 Clinical Psychologist, Nurse, Social Worker o FB10 o FC10 o Parent/Caregiver of Adolescents o SB10 o SC1011. Pre Conference Institutes Fees for Pre-Conference Institutes are in addition to the general conference registration and include CE and CEU credits. Postmarked by 9/12 Postmarked by 10/10 Postmarked after 10/11 On-Site Amount owed o Thursday All Day $200 $250 $300 $ o Thursday AM Only $125 $150 $175 $ o Thursday PM Only $125 $150 $175 $ Select a full day (morning and afternoon sessions) or half a day (morning OR afternoon) Thursday AM Thursday PM Amount owed o TA1 o TA5 o TB1 o TB5 o TA2 o TA6 o TB2 o TB6 o TA3 o TA7 o TB3 o TB7 o TA4 o TB4 o TB8 (only ($15) $12. Continuing Education You must register as a professional/educator to receive CME, CE, CEU, and CCEU credits. Licensed in state of Your License Number Discipline (Profession)13. Special Functions o I will attend the CHADD 25th Anniversary Gala on Friday evening @ $49.50 per person x number of tickets $ You must pre-register to attend. o Evening tour of San Francisco on Saturday evening @ $30.00 per person x number of tickets $14. Total Fees (Add fees from Sections 9, 11, and 12) $15. Method of Payment o Check/Money order* o Purchase Order (please attach a copy) *Make all checks, money orders, and signed purchase orders payable to CHADD in U.S. Dollars. o Visa o MasterCard o Discover o Amex Name on Card Card Number Expiration Date Signature 16. Four ways to make registering easy for you 1—Internet: SAVE 5%! Go to http://www.chadd.org/conference2012 and register online with your credit card on our secure site 2—Mail this form along with payment to: CHADD, Conference Registration, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150, Landover, MD 20785 3—Fax your completed form with your credit card information to: 301-306-7091 4—Phone 301-306-7070 or toll free 800-233-4050. Be prepared to give your credit card number17. Cancellation PolicyCancellations must be received in writing and must be postmarked by October 15, 2012, to qualify for a refund. A $50 administrative fee will bededucted from the total registration fee. Substitutes are always welcomed and no-shows will be billed. You may transfer your registration fee, minusthe $50 administrative fee, to another individual by mailing or faxing a written request stating the person’s name and address. CHADD will contactyou both should additional fees apply to the new registrant. All transfers must be postmarked by October 15, 2012. Refunds will be processed afterthe conference.
  13. 13. g a Differe kin Ma nce HURRY to reserve your exhibit booth at the annual conference while the 2012 1987 CHADD Conference Committees space is still available! Conference Workgroup Reserve your booth so you can conduct demonstrations, CONFERENCE CHAIR Anne Teeter Ellison, EdD distribute information, meet with current and potential CONFERENCE CHAIR customers, make a splash with a new product line and Sharon S. Weiss, MEd receive name recognition at this 3-day event. Barbara Hawkins, President Conference Program Book Mark Katz, PhD An essential tool for conference attendees Judy Marshall Your company’s message will stay in the minds of those who CHADD CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Ruth Hughes, PhD recommend and use your products and services all year long! This book contains all the pertinent information surrounding CHADD CONFERENCE DIRECTOR our annual conference and is referenced year round as an Marsha Bokman, CMP important source of information. Conference Review Committee Reservation: August 31 | Artwork: September 7 Ann Abramowitz, PhD Andrew Adesman, MD Special Conference Jose Bauermeister, PhD Sponsorship Opportunities Laurie Chester, BA, MA These programs make the conference an interesting and Chris Zeigler Dendy, MS fulfilling experience for attendees. Your company will receive Mary Durheim, BS recognition in the Program Book, Sponsor sign posted in Glen Elliott, MD, PhD Michael Garza, PhD conference area, announcements at seminars and events, Belynda Gauthier, BS and listed on the CHADD website. Jeffrey S. Katz, PhD If you need information, please contact Barbara Rose at Mark Katz, PhD 240-487-2314 or barbara_rose@chadd.org Julie Mayfield, PhD Tish Michel Nancy Ratey, EdM, MCC Jody Sleeper-Triplett, BA, MCC Don’t miss this opportunity— Joan K. Teach, PhD Become an exhibitor and Anne Teeter Ellison, EdD Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA sponsor at this premier event! Sharon S. Weiss, MEdDrop in… ADHD Support Area Volunteer...CHADD is pleased to offer a warm, facilitated discussion CHADD’s dedicated volunteers play an integral part in thespace for you during our conference. Visit this area to organization’s success by providing support, education andask questions; discuss something you learned during encouragement to parents, educators and professionalsthe conference; receive a perspective or interpretation of on a grassroots level through CHADD affiliates. CHADDsomething you don’t quite understand; get some practical chapters, satellites, branches and associates are often aideas on how to translate your new-found knowledge into person’s first place that they look for to find support.action. Note this is not therapy; it is a conversation with a To learn more about volunteering contact:knowledgeable and empathetic CHADD volunteer. Trish White at trish_white@chadd.org Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf 13
  14. 14. g a Differe kin Ma nce 2012 1987 Teacher To Teacher Sunday, November 11, 2012 | Hyatt Regency San Francisco, CA, Airport Teacher to Teacher is a one day seminar for teachers and parents that identifies common ADHD related learning problems plus provides practical classroom techniques, interventions, and the latest research to enhance school success of students with ADHD. You register online at www.chadd.org. Or you can fax or mail this form to the address below. Name Address City State Zip Phone Email Payment After By By November 1st October 13th November 1st and Onsite CHADD Members $ 129 $139 $149 Nonmembers $ 149 $159 $169 Join CHADD now: $53/year Cancellation Fee (For cancellations prior to October 19, 2012): $25 After November 1st, please plan to register onsite. o Check enclosed o Credit Card o Visa o MasterCard o Discover o Amex Number Exp. Date Signature Return to: Teacher to Teacher CHADD 8181 Professional Place, #150 Landover, MD 20785 Fax: (301) 306-7090 Email: Jennifer_klotz@chadd.org g a Differe kin Ma nce 1987 201214 Visit www.chadd.org/conference2012 for descriptions, speaker bios, learning objectives, and more | HASHTAG: #CHADDConf
  15. 15. “ Last summer I discovered I’m good at volleyball, skateboarding and reading!” • Morning Academics • Afternoon Activities • Weekend Trips Gow’s Summer Program is for boys and girls, ages 8-16, who possess the potential to excel, despite academic difficulties, or having been diagnosed with dyslexia THE GOW or specific learning differences. SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM For more information, call: 716 652-3450, email: summer@gow.org
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  17. 17. The Unicorn model offers a variety of Unicorn Village Academy willstandard and special diplomas within its 3 provide a strength-based learningmodular mini-schools. (Life-Skills Institute, environment which will enable andCenter for Academic Achievement, Career prepare its students to live, work andAcademy). Students may select coursesfrom each module. The following services enjoy life in communities, and withare offered: individuals, of their own choosing.Self-Directed Learning Plans • Executive FunctioningSkills • Self-Advocacy • Coping Skills • Evening/Weekend Social Activities • Speech and OccupationalTherapy • Art/Music/Tai-Chi/Yoga/Zoomba • SmallGroup Instruction • Social pragmatics • RelationshipDevelopment • Stress/Anxiety Reduction • Cultural A Community-Based Private Day HighEnrichment • Career Internships • Post-Secondary School offering Lifeskills, Academic, andPreparation Career Education for Youth 14-22Applications available at: with Neurodiversity* and Hidden Abilitieswww.unicornvillageacademy.org* ADD, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Opening in August of 2013 inand related Language and Learning issues. Boca Raton, Florida Boca Raton, Florida 33431 N Phone: 561.620.9377 N Fax: 561.620.9376 www.UnicornVillageAcademy.org N For more information: info@UnicornVillage Academy
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