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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

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Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized authority on ADHD and clinical professor of psychiatry at VCU Medical Center.
Chesapeake Bay Academy, in partnership with the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, is proud to welcome Dr. Russell Barkley as the keynote speaker for our annual ADHD symposium.  Dr. Barclay is an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adults who has dedicated his career to widely disseminating research-based information about ADHD. Dr. Barkley is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond. Read more.

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

  • Managing ADHD in School (2016)
  • Executive Functions: What They Are, How They Work, and Why They Evolved (2012)
  • Taking Charge of ADHD – Revised Edition (2015)

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)

Parents/Families/Caregivers

10:45 - 11:30 am: Training Parents to Train Kids
Peter Dozier, M.D., Pediatric Psychiatrist, CHKD
Dr. Dozier will discuss practical strategies to help you teach your child skills that lead to success in completing everyday tasks like chores, homework, and hygiene without a daily power struggle.

 

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Options for Medication Management
Amy Newmeyer, M.D., Developmental Pediatrician, CHKD
As general interest in natural remedies to treat ADHD increase it has become difficult to know what is best for your child. Dr. Newmeyer will discuss the options for medication that include both prescriptions and over the counter/natural treatments that are safe and effective.

 

Adults

10:45 - 11:30 am: College and Postsecondary Planning for Student with Learning Differences
Judith S. Bass, CEP, Founder of Bass Educational Services, LLC
Specializing in college and alternative postsecondary placements for students with learning differences, Judy will review the wide variety of options – academic, vocational and developmental – that are available to our graduates. Judy will also explain ways to evaluate the quality of support provided by a college or program and why a "good fit" is essential to a student's overall success. 

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: ADHD and Neurofeedback
Steve Kapusta, Owner, BrainTraining of Hampton Roads, Inc., Advanced Certification in QEEG and Neurofeedback from BrainCore Systems
Join Mr. Kapusta as he explains the technology of neurofeedback - a painless, drugless and non-invasive modality - and how it has been shown to help those with ADHD.  A detailed explanation of the entire process - from brainwave mapping through the neurofeedback sessions themselves - will also be provided. Since starting his company in January of 2016, Mr. Kapusta has helped many individuals with their symptoms relating to conditions such as ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Autism and others.             

Educators
(4.5 professional development contact hours)

10:45 - 11:30 am: Brain Based Strategies for the Classroom
Ryan Williams, M.D., Neurologist, CHKD
Dr. Williams will discuss common brain-based learning principles and strategies that work in the classroom and at home.

 

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Understanding Sensory Integration and Implications on Attention Skills
Janice Keener, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist, CHKD & Corey Yates, Occupational Therapist, CHKD
Join Dr. Keener and Corey Yates, OT, to learn about sensory integration, how it works and how these skills are a foundation for everything we do in our daily lives. The relationship between sensory integration and attention skills with be discussed, as well as the patterns of sensory integration differences in children with attention disorders.

Clinicians

10:45 - 11:30 am: Understanding Sensory Integration and Implications on Attention Skills
Janice Keener, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist, CHKD & Corey Yates, Occupational Therapist, CHKD
Learn about sensory integration, how it works, and how these skills are a foundation for everything we do in our daily lives. The relationship between sensory integration and attention skills will be discussed, as well as the patterns of sensory integration differences in children with attention disorders.

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: 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 obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), as well as other sleep disorders and the evidence that links these to ADHD and learning in children.

4th Annual ADHD Symposium Sponsored by CHKD and CBA