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June to September 2014 

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MEETINGS -- 2013-2014 Wednesday 7:30-9:00

Location, The Riverside School, 58 Riverside Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540


 SPEAKERS: Jane Milrod and Katherine McGavern, Certified P-to-P Teachers

Oct. 15,2013                  Parent to Parent:  Family Training on ADHD 

Led by Camille and Gil Quinton - P2PCGQUINTON@CHADD.Net


                                     share their stories of Struggle and TRIUMPH

                                        SPEAKERS - Successful ADHD 

                               Students (High School and College) and Adults - .

                           Our Panelists on our “Success with ADHD” Meeting have generously permitted CHADD of Princeton Mercer County to share this link to a Video of our Discussion.  Share with your children, parents and loved ones.  (nb: we do not customarily tape our meetings, this was such a special event, we made an exception).  We encourage attendance, because “you can only hug a person, not a screen”.

                     Link to Video: ,



 SPEAKER: Alicia Stevenson


Feb. 26,2014        Social Skills Training -Panel of Providers- describing targeted programs that are offered during the school year, along with more intensive summer programs - A great opportunity to know your local options. 

                                         SPEAKERS:  Dr Michael Selbst - Hi-Step

                                                               Dr. Joel Szkyrablo - CMH

                                                               Terry Rossman - PSLLC

                                                                Dr Mark Cooperberg - BTA

Apr. 6, 2014  (Sunday) 3-5 pm       

                      "BEST SELLING AUTHOR – DR. ARI TUCKMAN"
                        SPEAKER: Dr. Ari Tuckman

Dr. Tuckman is a psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.
He is the vice president of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association. His previous books include
Integrative Treatment of Adult ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians and
More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD.
 Powerpoint Available - Write


May 14, 2014             "Mindfulness Meditation Goes To School"   

       SPEAKER:  Trish Miele - former WWP Teacher turned MM educator

 " Indigo Kids - What Parents can do to promote their children's unique gifts and help them deal with rigid systems"

SPEAKER: Roberto Schiraldi

*All meetings are from 7:30-9PM at the Riverside School unless otherwise noted.      

** Driving Directions to Riverside School,
      58 Riverside Drive, Princeton NJ 08540
- Route 1 to the Harrison Street Exit (Sunoco Station) 
- Turn Right at 2nd light past the Lake onto Prospect Avenue 
- Left at stop onto Riverside Drive.   The Gym entrance is on the left side of the building 
  (NOT  the center, main entrance)
- The Riverside School is on the right. Riverside Elementary School,

   58 Riverside Drive, Princeton NJ 08540  email:       

Questions, 609-683-8787 

 Evening Support Group for Adults:  
Meets Wednesday Evenings, 7:30 to 8:30 PM
All meetings held at the Princeton Public Library

 Meeting Dates 2013-2014:   

 April 9, May 7, June 4, 2014

The Adult Support Group will meet from 7:30-8:30 PM at the Princeton Public Library in Princeton, NJ.  Go the second floor and ask for the room number at the helpdesk.  Registration Requested, Facilitator is Katherine McGavern,  email  

.   Any questions please email




Jane Milrod and Katherine McGavern, certified P2P instructors  

Suppers for ADHD, Nutritional Harm Reduction
Classes are ongoing.  Email Dorothy Mullen:,

Parent To Parent: Family Training on AD/HD
Taught by CHADD Certified Educators, Jane Milrod and Katherine McGavern
Please write, include your phone # to reserve your space,

We have assembled a member driven Directory of Professionals who service the ADHD community of Mercer County. E-mail: for a MS Word copy.

Scroll down to learn what we have accomplished throughout the years at CHADD Mercer County.

CHADD Princeton-Mercer County  Schedule 2012-2013




Wed, Sept 12, 2012

Becoming Your Child’s ADHD Expert Navigator: Tips for what works at home, in school and in the community

Mary Fowler,
Author “Maybe You Know My Kid”, CHADD Educators Manual

Wed, Oct 17, 2012

Free Introduction to Parent to Parent Training for ADHD

7:45 Technology cures for ADHD!   Presentation of variety of options for use in the classroom, workplace, and home.

Katherine McGavern and Jane Milrod, CHADD Certified Educators.

Speaker:  Dr. Brian Friedlander, Professor and Assitive Technology Expert

Wed, Dec 5, 2012

Food and Mood:  Can changes in the diet help reduce the symptoms of AD/HD in children, teens, and adults?”

Wed, Jan 23, 2013

A Practical Guide to Managing Anger and Stress with Children and Teens who have ADHD   PLUS

Stop, Drop, and Roll:  Do NOT Run with Anger.

Dr. Greg Moore  

Maddie Blomgren, LPC

Wed, Feb 20, 2013

Private School vs. Public School for ADHD.  Pros, Cons and How to Decide.

Jane M Sheehan, Educational Consultant

Wed Apr 10, 2013

Assembling an Efficient Treatment Team for Childhood AD/HD.

Dr Steven Kennelly, Neuropsychologist

 Wed May 8, 2013

What Parents can do when the
         School says NO*
Denise Dwyer, Advocate and Attorney
CHADD Princeton-Mercer County  Schedule 2011-2012


Wed, Sept 21, 2011ADHD is NOT REAL – What to do you’re your spouse, parents, children or school system refuse to support this DISABILITY.Parent To Parent Teachers: 
Camille and Gil Quinton
Katherine McGavern
Jane Milrod
Wed, Oct 26, 2011Is it ADHD or something else?  Why psycho-educational evaluation is essential for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Sharon Press
Wed, Dec 7, 2011The "Shut Down" Learner, Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child.Dr. Richard Selznick
Wed, Jan 25, 2012

Wed. Feb 22. 2012
College with ADHD - How to Survive and Thrive
Location:  Room #9

Treating Dyslexia and ADHD
Location:  Room #9

Elizabeth Hamblett LDTC

Meg Tuttle, President, The Dyslexia Center of Princeton
Wed, March 21, 2012Social Skills Training - Panel of Providers
Dr. Michael Selbst- Hi-Step
Dr. Joel Szkrybalo CMH
Terry Rossman, Pres PSLLC
Dr. Mark Cooperberg BTA
Sun, Sunday, April 29,2012 Location: Princeton Public Library

3 – 5 PM, Understanding the Medications Used to Treat ADHD in Children, Adolescents, and Adults.
Dr Anthony Rostain

CHADD Princeton-Mercer County  Schedule 2010-2011




Sat, Sept 25, 2010

Information Fair
Time: 12:00 to 4:00 PM 
Location: John Witherspoon Middle School

Exhibitors to include Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Social Skills Providers, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, ADHD Coaches, Recreation Providers, Schools, Lawyers, Advocates, & Regional Support Services.
See above for more info.

Wed, Oct, 27, 2010

Time: 7:00 to 9:00PM 
Location: Riverside School

The Neurologic Impact of TV, Computers, and Gaming on the AD/HD Brain.


Dr. Vince Kiechlein, Neurologist and Chiropractor.

Jane Milrod ADHD Coach and Parent to Parent Educator

Wed, Dec 1, 2010



Wed, Jan 5, 2011

Behavior Managment for AD/HD: Lecture and Workshop.

Michelle Lockwood

Positive Behavior Support Specialist

NJ Coalition for Inclusive Education


Sun, Mar 6, 2011

How the ADHD Brain Works: Strategies to Overcome Executive Functioning Weaknesses
Time: 3:OO PM
Location: Princeton Public Library

Dr. Ari Tuckman, Phd. MBA

Well Known Author and Lecturer

Wed, Apr 6, 2011

School Accomodations and the Legal System: IEP and 504 Explained
 Staci Greenwald, Attorney
ussan & Greenwald
 Wed, May 4, 2011
Difficult Child?  The Collaborative Problem Solving Solution explained.  (from Ross Greene's "The Explosive Child")

Alicia Stevenson, Certified CPS Mentor and NAMI Basics National Trainer

CHADD Princeton-Mercer County  Schedule 2009-2010




Wed, Sept 16, 2009

Is It You, Me or Adult ADD?

Gina Pera

Wed, Oct, 28 2009

Comprehensive Treatment for AD/HD: Perspectives on Sequencing Treatments and Balancing Risks and Benefits of Medication and Behavioral Interventions (DVD CHADD Conference)

William Pelman, Ph.D.

Wed, Dec 9, 2009

Social Thinking and Related Social Skills: A cutting edge approach to social learning

Terri Rossman, MS CCC-Executive Director of Princeton Speech-Language & Learning Center

Wed, Jan 13, 2010

Teachers Talk About ADHD

Panel of Educators

Wed, Feb 10, 2010



Wed, Mar 10, 2010

School Accomodations Explained, 504, IEP, and the Child Study Team Process.

Dr. Karen Wedam

Wed, Apr 14, 2010

Challenges in AD/HD Diagnosis and Treatment:   "I am doing everything I am told, but my child is not getting better".  Co-Existing Conditions, Identification and Interventions.


Dr. Jeffrey Green and

Dr. Gemma Lucas

Wed, May 12, 2010

Bullies: Why AD/HD Children are at great risk of being victims of physical and cyber-bulling, and what Parents can do to help.

Volunteer Opportunities:

We welcome volunteers to help support our members. 
Physician and School Liason, Library Liason (PPL-CHADD Collection).

In addition we are looking to align ourselves with Professionals in Mercer County.  Please contact us with your interest and areas of expertise:
Jane Milrod, Tel- 609 683 8787,

Thank you to our volunteers: Meeter and Greeter: Camille Quinton,  Social Media Designers:  David Schuchman and Dave McBride;Facilitators: Norma Svedosh, Katherine Mcgavern, Ann Summer, Terri David, Betsy Ie, Michele Gittings, Camille Quinton, KP Weseloh, and Jane Milrod. Secretary/Scribe: Michele Gittings, Treasurer:  Laurie Tzodikov, Email development and Website Design: Louise Saletta, Speaker Development:  Cindy Alvarez, CHADD Ambassadors: Susan Lizura, RN, Joan Armitage, Jamie Sapoch, Ingrid Astudillo, Jane Milrod (certified), Katherine McGavern (certified)

This information was last updated on: 06/03/2014

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