The Fourth Annual ADDISS Conference - Final Day
The final day of the Fourth Annual ADDISS Conference at the Royal National Hotel, London (click here for day one and here for day two) rounded of what had proved to be a very successful conference, enjoyed by all. Special thanks were given to Andrea Bilbow of ADD Information Services (ADDISS) for arranging such a worthwhile event, where so many professionals and dedicated volunteers had gathered from the UK and many other countries to discuss all aspects of Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder.
of adders.org is at the conference and will give a fuller report on her return.
Once again over 400 delegates squeezed into the following sessions:
9.00 am - What Co-morbidity in ADHD means for Assessment and Treatment - Professor Peter Hill
10.00am - ADHD and Youth Justice Part One
Dr. Geoff Kewley, Dr. Nikos Myttas, Kymm Farmer and Pat Greenway
11.30am - ADHD and Youth Justice Part Two
1.45pm - Parallel Sessions
1. Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment of ADHD in Adults - Professor Thomas E Brown PhD
2. Lonely Sad and ADHD Sam Goldstein PhD
3. Bugs in the Program: A sensory integration perspective on
co-morbidities - - Dr Noel Swanson
4. The Holy Trinity of Classroom management: Structure, Differentiation and Flexibility - Fintan O'Regan
5. The profile of children and their parents with ADHD being treated with medication in a community clinic - Dr Margaret Thompson
6. Healing ADD - Thom Hartmann
ADHD Management - Is N.I.C.E. Nice Enough?
Professor Eric Taylor
Professor Peter Hill
Dr Geoff Kewley
Professor Thomas E Brown PhD
Dr Paul Hutchins
As reported yesterday, Professor Sam Goldstein spoke on GMTV on their early news at 6.20 and 7.20 a.m. on school exclusions and how schools and the support agencies need to work with a variety of strategies to keep these youngsters in school. He emphasised that neither the children or parents should be blamed in any way, but that we all owed it to these young people to help them as much as possible.
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