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October ADHD Conferences



There are two big Conferences this month.

The 3rd Annual ADHD Conference in Seattle will be on October 8th and 9th. The cost for this 2 day event is $85 for ADD Resources members and $100 for non-members. This conference features Dr. John Ratey, co-author of Driven to Distraction, Answers to Distraction, and Delivered from Distraction, and Angela Tzelepsis, Ph.D., college professor and therapist to hundreds of patients. In addition there will be 30 top ADHD physicians, therapists and coaches making various presentations. Complete information and registration available at ADD Resources.

The 17th Annual International CHADD conference will be on Oct. 27-29, 2005 in Dallas, Texas. The Conference title is “Hope, Resiliency and Success: AD/HD Interventions for a Lifetime. This conference will offer educational opportunities crucial to supporting individuals facing AD/HD and to professionals who want to enhance their skills and treatment of the disorder. If you register before October 11th you will receive a discounted rate on the registration fees. Complete information and registration available at CHADD.

The 2005 CHADD Conference will have many top ADHD specialists presenting seminars on various topics. Just a few of the many presenters are:

• Sari Solden, M.S. author of Journeys Through ADDulthood : Discover a New Sense of Identity and Meaning with Attention Deficit Disorder and her newest book due out on October 10th Women with Attention Deficit Disorder : Embracing Disorganization at Home and in the Workplace . (You can pre-order your own copy at Amazon now)

• Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D, author of Understanding Women With AD/HD and ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life.

• Terry Matlen, M.S.W., author of Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD : Beyond Piles, Palms, & Post-its .

• Barbara Coloroso, M.Ed; Peter Jensen, M.D.; James Swanson, Ph.D.; Margaret Semurd-Clikeman, Ph.D; Anne Teeter Ellison, Ed.D; Sam Goldstein, Ph.D; Matt Cohen, J.D.: Sharon Weiss, M.Ed.; Chris Dendy, M.S.; Peg Dawson, EdD; and many more!