ADHD rarely travels alone—comorbidities are common. ADHD also travels far—it occurs among every subpopulation. And yet, ADHD is often under-recognized, under-diagnosed, and under-treated when a client doesn’t fit the stereotypical mould or when cultural factors make diagnosis and treatment more complicated.
In this session, view this panel of experts for a lively discussion of the future of ADHD diagnosis and treatment. We’ll discuss how:
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Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA, is a psychologist, international presenter, author, and ADHD expert. He is the author of four books on adult ADHD – one for clinicians and three for the general public. He has also written several book chapters and is a frequent author for ADHD-related publications, including ADDitude Magazine and Attention Magazine.
He is a popular and dynamic presenter who routinely earns excellent reviews for his ability to make complex concepts understandable and useful. He has given more than 650 presentations and podcast interviews for professionals and members of the public, across America and in Sweden, Turkey, Greece, Mexico, England, Spain, Denmark, Canada, and Iceland.
He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio, and XM Radio and has been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USnews.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Men’s Health, and many other media outlets. He is a former board member and current conference committee chair for CHADD and is the 2023 recipient of their Hall of Fame award for his significant contributions to the field.
Financial: Ari Tuckman maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as a published author. Ari Tuckman receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Ari Tuckman is the National Conference Committee co-chair for CHAAD.
Sharon Saline, PsyD, ADHD-CCSP, clinical psychologist and author of the award-winning book, What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life and The ADHD Solution Card Deck, specializes in working with neurodiverse children, teens, adults and families living with ADHD, learning disabilities, high-functioning autism, twice exceptionality and mental health issues. With decades of experience as a clinician, educator, coach and consultant, she translates complex information into accessible language and concepts that everybody can understand and apply in their lives. Her workshops offer practical, insightful strategies to improve managing workers, promote effective communication and increase productivity. She lectures and facilitates workshops internationally on topics such as understanding ADHD, executive functioning, anxiety, motivation and neurodiversity. Dr. Saline is a regular contributor to ADDitudemag.com and Psychology Today.com and a part-time lecturer at the Smith School for Social Work, and has been a featured expert on MASS Appeal on WWLP-TV. Her writing has been featured in numerous online and print publications including The Psychotherapy Networker, Smith College Studies in Social Work, Attention Magazine, Additude Magazine, Psych Central and Inquirer.com.
Learn more at www.drsharonsaline.com.
Financial: Dr. Sharon Saline maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Smith College School for Social Work. She is the founder and co-facilitator of Workshops at Northampton Area Pediatrics and is a consultant with the Greenwood School. Dr. Saline receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Sharon Saline is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Massachusetts Psychological Association, the Children and Adults with ADHD, and the Attention Deficit Disorder Association.
Dr. Bertin is a developmental pediatrician and author of How Children Thrive, Mindful Parenting for ADHD and The Family ADHD Solution, which integrate mindfulness into the rest of evidence-based pediatric care. He is a contributing author for the book Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens. Dr. Bertin is on faculty at New York Medical College and the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and on the advisory boards for the non-profits Common Sense Media and Reach Out and Read. He is a regular contributor to Mindful Magazine and his blog is available through Mindful.org and Psychology Today. For more information, please visit his website at www.developmentaldoctor.com.
Evelyn Polk Green, MSEd, is a past national president of both ADDA, the Attention Deficit Disorder Association and CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder). Evelyn is an adult with ADHD, and the mother of two adult sons, Perry and Robert, both of whom also have ADHD. Active in ADHD and mental health advocacy for more than 25 years, she has served as a leader representing the family voice in the ADHD and mental health communities in many capacities, including as a member of the Network on Children’s Mental Health Services funded by the MacArthur Foundation. She frequently represents the family/consumer perspective on mental health issues and often speaks to audiences and the media on a variety of topics. She has been focused on the challenges of ADHD in minority, poor and other underserved populations throughout her advocacy career. She is the recipient of several honors for her volunteer work in mental health and education, including the Beacon College Achieving Lifetime Vision and Excellence (ALiVE) Award for her advocacy work on behalf of children and adults with learning differences and ADHD. Evelyn works as an administrator with the Chicago Public Schools, planning professional development programs for early childhood special education professionals and families. She holds bachelor and master’s degrees from National Louis University and a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University.
Jeremy W. Didier, LMSW, LMAC (she/her/hers) is a licensed clinician at the Jordan Psychological Center in Overland Park, KS and is an ICF certified ADHD coach with ImpactParents. Jeremy specializes in assessing and therapeutically treating adults who have ADHD. She is a nationally recognized speaker, a frequent contributor to respected online media outlets, and is a passionate advocate for adults with co-morbid ADHD & substance use disorder. Didier works as a mentor and provides support for justice-involved individuals as they prepare to return to traditional society. Jeremy also participates in a panel of professional women who provide insight and psychoeducation on the under-diagnosis of girls and women with ADHD at the local and state level. She is the group founder and co-coordinator of Kansas City’s award-winning CHADD chapter, ADHDKC; she also sits on the CHADD National Board of Directors. In her spare time, Jeremy is an unapologetic lover of all things Star Wars and Star Trek; her favorite accomplishment is being mom to five fabulous and neurodiverse kids.
Financial: Jeremy Didier has employment relationships with Jordan Psychological Center and ImpactParents. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jeremy Didier is the co-coordinator of ADHDKC and Kansas City's local CHADD. She is a member of the Children & Adults with ADHD, the American Psychological Association, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the National Association of Social Workers, and the National Association of Addiction Professionals.
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