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4th Annual ADHD Symposium

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. at Chesapeake Bay AcademyKeynote Speaker: Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Saturday, March 24, 2018
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chesapeake Bay Academy
Registration: $30

Russell A. Barkely, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized authority on ADHD and clinical professor of psychiatry at VCU Medical Center.
After serving in the United States Air Force Dr. Barkley obtained his Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1973. He then attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio where he received his Masters Degree in 1975 and his Ph.D. in 1977 in Clinical Psychology, receiving the Distinguished Dissertation Award for his research on the effects of medication on children with ADHD. He then attended the Oregon Health Sciences University for internship training in developmental, learning, and behavioral disorders of children. Thereafter, in 1977, he joined the Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCOW) and Milwaukee Children's Hospital where he worked in the Child Neurology Division and eventually founded the Neuropsychology Service at MCOW.  He served as its Chief and as Associate Professor of Neurology until 1985. Dr. Barkley then relocated to the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he served as the Director of Psychology and as a Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology (1985-2002). While there, he established the research clinics for both child and adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. In 2003, Dr. Barkley relocated to the Charleston, SC area where he became a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. Read more.

Book signing will be available. Pre-order online during registration or bring your own.

8:00 am: Registration, Resource Tables, Coffee

8:45 am: Welcome & Keynote Address

Two Breakout Sessions Following Keynote Speaker Four Tracks Available
(select one or mix and match)


10:45 - 11:30 am: Training Parents to Train Kids
Peter Dozier, M.D., Pediatric Psychiatrist, CHKD

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Options for Medication Management
Amy Newmeyer, M.D., Developmental Pediatrician, CHKD

(4.5 professional development contact hours)

10:45 - 11:30 am: Sensory Processing for Educators
Janice Keener, Psy.D., Developmental Pediatrician, CHKD & Corey Yates, Occupational Therapist, CHKD

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Brain-Based Strategies to be Applied in the Classroom 
Ryan Williams, M.D., Neurologist, CHKD


10:45 - 11:30 am: The Interface of Sleep and Learning: ADHD and Sleep Disorders
Michael J. Strunc, M.D., Sleep Medicine Specialist and Neurologist, CHKD
Dr. Stunc will discuss OSA, as well as other sleep disorders and the evidence that links these to ADHD in children.

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Sensory Processing for Clinicians
Janice Keener, Psy.D., Developmental Pediatrician, CHKD & Corey Yates, Occupational Therapist, CHKD


10:45 - 11:30 am: College Planning for Students with Learning Differences
Judith S. Bass, CEP, Founder, Certified Educational Planners, Bass Educational Services

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: ADHD and Neurofeedback
Steve Kapusta, Owner & Certified BrainCore Technician, BrainCore of Hampton Roads, Inc. 

Registration opens in December.

4th Annual ADHD Symposium Sponsored by CHKD and CBA