LANDOVER, Md., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CHADD the Organization for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, in partnership with Tourette Syndrome Association of Long Island, is hosting its New York Regional Conference for Parent/Caregivers, Adults, Psychologists, and other Mental Health Professionals on May 14th. The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading researchers, clinicians, and experts on ADHD and Tourette Syndrome. Educational Sessions will provide current research-based information and promising practices that have already changed lives on a variety of subjects including: bullying, medication, alternative treatments, anger management, education and the law, workplace issues, women and relationships, Dads, resiliency, the effects of food dye on ADD and more!
Dr. Andrew Adesman - Chief of developmental & behavioral pediatrics at Schneider Children's Hospital, part of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New Hyde Park, New York.
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA - Ari Tuckman is the author of two books on adults with ADHD and is a psychologist in private practice in West Chester, Pennsylvania, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD as well as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and school/work difficulties.
Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, MS - Chris Zeigler Dendy is an author, former educator, school psychologist and children's mental health professional with over 40 years experience. She is also the mother of three grown children who have ADHD and the author of four popular books on ADHD.
When: May 14, 2011; 8:45 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Long Island, 1717 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, New York, USA 11788
Tel: 1- 631-784-1234; Fax: 1- 631-232-9853
Why: To disseminate the most recent science based findings and the newest treatments on ADHD.
Price: CHADD or *TSA Members: $190; Non-Members: $215; Students: $165
*TSA members must FAX registration form to receive the discounted member rate.
For more information call 800-233-4050 or email CHADDconference@chadd.org
About CHADD: CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) was founded in 1987 to address the issues of parents and their children with ADHD. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others. Contact information for all local chapters is available online through the CHADD Chapter Locator.
About The Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.: The Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. (TSA) is the only national voluntary non-profit membership organization in this field and is a major national health-related organization with approximately 50 U.S. Chapters and 300 support groups, and international contacts. The Long Island chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Association (LI-TSA) is run by volunteers. TSA's mission is to provide to families affected by Tourette Syndrome by providing services to its members in Nassau and Suffolk counties.