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CHADD of RI offers monthly programs and networking  for Adults with ADHD, Parents of Children with ADHD and professionals in the ADHD community. 

Programs held on the 1st Wednesday of each month  7:00 - 9:00 PM

Bradley Hospital Pine Room-                  1011 Veterans Mem. Pkwy East Prov. 02915                                                       * Jan. & March alternate locations

September 3  - 7 PM !  Scroll down to see schedule           

All Chapter Programs are open to the public. Meetings are free for CHADD members. A suggested donation of $5 is appreciated from non-members to help with costs associated with programs. 

 

Programs are designed to provide information, as well as support, to parents of children with AD/HD, Adults with AD/HD,family members and professionals in ADHD/Executive Function deficit field.                                                                                                                                                        Programs include a presentation by a qualified professional with expertise in AD/HD, followed by an informal discussion amongst the participants, sharing challenges and successes as well as support, suggestions and information about local resources.

Chapter E-mail : rhode-island@chadd.net.
PHONE: Call Roberta at 401- 369-0045  

2014-2015 SCHEDULE:   

September 3- PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION STRATEGIES FOR ADULTS AND STUDENTS. OrganizinginRI.com   Kristin MacCab

October 1 -  "THE COUPLES GUIDE TO THRIVING WITH ADHD " MANAGING ADHD in RELATIONSHIPS -Author and Therapist Melissa Orlov , associate of Dr. Ned Hallowell, will discuss her new book!    

November 5- " DIFFERENT MINDS: CHILDREN with ADHD . Children who are "gifted" with ADHD, Dr. Deirdre Lovecky- Psychologist /Author of her newly released book   GIFTED RESOURCE CENTER OF NE WWW.GRCNE.COM

December 3 Feel Good! LIFE COACHING & STRESS RELIEF STRATEGIES  for those living with or related to someone with ADHD-  with Kate Hanbeg www.msmindbody.com

 January 8    ANOTHER APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING ADHD using hemispheres of the brain: Hemispheric Integration  Dr. John Sotis  www.sotischiropractic.com                                               *HELD AT CRANSTON CENTRAL LIBRARY Sockanossett Road Cranston

February-4 EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING EXPLAINED- Child & Adol. Neuropsychologist Dana Osweiki 

March 4- LEGAL ASPECTS OF ADHD-    SPECIAL ED ATTORNEY DavidKane                                       *Sargent Resource Center 800 Quaker Lane Warwick

April  1  - Understanding ADHD and how NEUROFEEDBACK can help train the brain. Dr. Larry Hirshberg

May 6- MEDICATION AND MORE- Dr. G. Pearis. Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatry

June 3- INTEGRATIVE APPROACHES to ADHD. Dr. James Greenblatt-Integrative medicine provides patient-centered science-based care by analyzing each patient’s unique genetic, biochemical and nutritional status

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DIRECTIONS TO BRADLEY HOSPITAL 

From Points North, South or West: From Interstate 95 take Interstate 195 East to exit 4. Go straight.  Bradley Hospital is at the first traffic light on the Right
From Points East: Take I-195 to exit 6 (Broadway). Take a left (south) onto Broadway. Turn left at end of road, continue on Veterans Memorial Parkway to first traffic light. Turn right onto Bradley campus

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

ADULTS ONLY SUPPORT GROUP- FOR ADULTS WITH ADHD: (NOT AFFILIATED WITH CHADD )
MEETS on the 3RD THURSDAY AT BRADLEY HOSPITAL- 7PM 
(except Dec. July, Aug)                          Website:  http://www.riaddults.org/    Contact:       info@riaddults.org

 FREE RESOURCE BY CHADD:

 National Resource Center for ADHD at 1-800-233-4050  &  www.help4adhd.org  Personal assistance is available along with a multitude of resources .

 CHADD Metro West Massachusetts - Parent Support Group Meets 1st Thursday Milton Hospital 100 Highland Street Milton, MA  7 pm Coordinator/ ADHD Coach Matt Reid theinplace.net 617-898-0302

 

Thank you to ALL our past presentors...

......Dr. Keri Layton- Naturopathic Physician

....  Dr. Julie Braciszewski -Rhode Island Cognitive Behavioral  RICBT.com   

....  David Kane, Disability Attorney. Sargent Rehab Center  

.....  Dr. Brett Leimkuhler- Center for Neuropsychology and LD 

....  Dr. Shervanick, a  board-certified Psychiatrist in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has an integrative practice with Life Coach services.  She is the funniest, most positive, intelligent professional! idealliferi.org

...  Randy Kulman...Clinical Psychologist and author of learningworksforkids.com .. 

...  Phil Tetreault, Coach extrodinaire for presenting our program in October. His presentation focused on how ADHD coaching helps the client learn about his or her brain and to demystify strengths and challenges. They are then able to develop concreted, sustainable strategies to maximize unique abilities. People can develop new habits and change lives. . W 401-334-0202                                                                                     ...Dr. Dan Marwil , developmental pediatrician , Providence   


CHADD does not endorse or represent products, services, publication, medications or treatments. Meetings are free and open to the public, although membership with CHADD is strongly encouraged, since your local group will receive a portion of your dues to continue supporting your community.


Volunteer Opportunities:

HELP PUBLICIZE PROGRAMS BY PRINTING THE CHADD BROCHURE, POSTING AND EMAILING

HELP NEEDED TO CREATE AN EMAIL LIST OF PROFESSIONALS IN THE FIELD OF ADHD 

HELP NEEDED TO CREATE AN EMAIL LIST FOR EDUCATORS  

 







PAST PROGRAMS:
 -ADHD FUNCTIONING IN THE SCHOOL AND WORKPLACE SETTING. TIPS FOR ASSESSMENT AND IMPROVED LEARNING.     
 - COACHING STRATEGIES  
- MEDICAL QUESTIONS ANSWERED 
- HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY 
 - ADULTS WITH ADHD-with Psychiatrist Pamela Shervanick                                                                         -HOW THE ADHD BRAIN FUNCTIONS IN THE CLASSROOM AND BOARDROOM"  Terri Harrison Goldman. Neuropsychologist                                                                                                                                 -HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO HELP WITH ADHD. BRING YOUR TECH DEVICES!!   RANdy Kulman.Southcountychildrenandfamily.ORG   







 

                                 


 Thank you to Louanne Zinno, a professional coach who assists at meetings.  www.addcoachingservices.com  coachri@cox.net  725-7462, Michael, our Treasurer and Dave, Membership Chair.  
                                                                                  


This information was last updated on: 09/03/2014

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