CHADD|

Join Today!

Welcome!

membership

The Rhode Island Chapter of CHADD offers monthly programs for Adults with ADHD, Parents of Children with ADHD and Professionals in the ADHD Field.                                             Wednesday, October 5    7pm

MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS WITH ADHD :From Spouses to Siblings and more.  

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

                                                                                          Bradley Hospital - Pine Room - Easy to find, 1 st floor  1011 Veterans Mem. Pkwy East Prov. 02915.  Free Parking                                                       

Next Program: October 5  , 2016

 Scroll down to see the complete schedule           

All Chapter Programs are open to the public. Free for CHADD members                              A suggested donation of $5 is appreciated from non-members .  

**Join CHADD for $53 @www.chadd.org

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

September 7- School Starts;Now What? - Advocating, Organizing & Mindfullness for Success Kelly Robinson Executive  Function Coach, Trainer & Lecturer , Ms.Ed Speech Language Pathogy with a focus on cognitive rehabitation ; Ph.D Attention in Adolescents; post doctural training and research in neurodevelopmental  and related disabiiites; advanced ADHD coach training; Certificates in Social Justice training, mindfullness training www.adhdlifeskillseducation.com 

                                                              

October 5- Managing Relationships with ADHD - Understanding instead of Disappointment

November 2  The Path to Diagnosis - for children, adolescents and adults

December 7  ADHD and the Holidays  - Honest Expectations


2016-2017  SCHEDULE:   

 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 the 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.

2016   PAST PROGRAMS  see below

June 1- Share & Network with ADHD Coaches  A Panel of 3 Coaches will be available to share and care . Bring your Challenges, Concerns & Questions! 

May 4- InventiveLabs.org Rick Feiry- Turn your Interests into a Business

April 6- The Doctor is In! What Does Your Doctor Know about ADHD?                                                    Dr. Thomas Puleo. Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

March 2

How to Make Things Work Out Without Getting Worked Up" Learn how to design the environment at home and in the classroom using the  highly respected, research-based Universal Design principles. Nine basic questions will be explored to support you!  You will be given real tools to take home or to your classroom!  Particular challenges will be addressed.

Doreen C. Engel, Guidance Counselor and Benilde Director - St. Raphael Academy

 We hope that author Carolyn Dalgliesth will visit us next year! Organizational Strategies and Sensory Issues.  Author Carolyn Dalgliesh.com                             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSVPSs requested due to space limitations. to  rhode-island@chadd.net

Have a Nice Summer!!

 2015 Past Programs: Thank you to our Presentors !

February 3- Resolving Conflicts in the ADHD Family- Focus on Teens but can apply to all ages .                        Gary Regan. Clinical Director of the Adolescent Program at Bradley Hospital

January 6- Forget the College Fund and Save for Therapy. A Humorous Spin on Conscious Parenting with authors of Conscious UnParenting Dawn Michael and Kim Kinzie

December 2, 2015- HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST OPTION AFTER HIGH SCHOOL- COLLEGE?  GAP YEAR? VOCATIONAL SCHOOL? WORK?  with Susan Hanflik Educational Planner www.shanflikand assiciates.com

November 4- What's The Buzz about Executive Function Coaching!  Learning styles and functioning challenges will be explored by these professionals. Katie from BeyondBoookSmart.com

September 2- Apps and Apples: Starting the School Year iwht Tools for ADHD. Randy Kulman, Ph.D Learning Works for Kids.com 

October 7- Brain Trianing Methods to Improve Attention and Executive Function in ADHD.                Dr. Hirshberg neurodevopmentcenter.com 

 

PAST PROGRAMS: 2014-2015

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

October 1 -  "THE COUPLES GUIDE TO THRIVING WITH ADHD " (Managing ADHD in Relationships)  Author and Therapist Melissa Orlov shared relevant information about ADHD in relationships. ON-line Seminars available

November 5- " DIFFERENT MINDS: CHILDREN with ADHD . Come learn about Intelligence and ADHD. Why are ADDers often so bored? How to enrich the environment to bring out the best in someone with ADHD.   Dr. Lovecky's book highlights cognitive, creative, emotional, social and moral issues of these unique gifted children. 

December 3 Feel Good! LIFE COACHING & STRESS RELIEF STRATEGIES  for those living with or related to someone with ADHD-  with Kate Hanbeg http://www.msmindbody.com It will be worth your while                                                                                                                                                   Deirdre Lovecky- Psychologist & Author  GIFTED RESOURCE CENTER OF NE http://www.GRCNE.COM                      Dr. Lovecky works with gifted children and designs meaningul school and outside enrichment activities. She is interested in the needs of "twice exceptional " children with ADHD, Asbergers and Learning differences.  

January 8  LEARN HOW BRAIN HEMISPHERE DOMINANCE EFFECTS ADHD.   Dr. John Sotis  www.sotischiropractic.com                                                                                                                     *HELD AT Bradley Hospital (Not at the Cranston Library as planned)

February 4 -"Executive Functioning Explained" Executive functions (also known as cognitive control and supervisory attentional system) is an umbrella term for the management (regulation, control) of cognitive processes, including working memory, reasoning, task flexibility, and problem solving as well as planning and execution. Learn how EF are intertwined with learning and how to balance deficits.                                      Child and Adolescent Neuropsychologist Dana Osweiki, Providence 421-4561

March 4, 7 pm "Laws Related to ADHD" -Student Rights/Education Plans/Workplace Advocacy -  Presented by Attorney David Kane **Location: Sargent Center 800 Quaker Lane Warwick

April  1  - Understanding ADHD and how NEUROFEEDBACK can help train the Brain!    www.neurodevelopmentcenter.com    Dr. Larry Hirshberg 401 351 7779

May 6- PSYCHIATRY & ADHD;THE ROLE OF MEDICATION FOR CHILDREN, TEENS AND ADULTS- Dr. T. Mailhot . Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatry  521-1400

 WHY IS IT SO HARD TO GET ORGANIZED, BE ON TIME? EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS! 

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. Dr. Greenblatt is an author and Psychiatrist who travels worldwide . He is based in Boston!!

______________________________________________________________________________________

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

____________________________________________________________________________ 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

RI Adults with ADHD- Open Discussion. Speakers twice a year. - FOR ADULTS WITH ADHD: (NOT AFFILIATED WITH CHADD ) RIADDults  . January 21 next program.
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. Terri Mailhot (Quality Behavioral Health, Warwick)

......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 via SOCIAL  MEDIA       

* HELP IS ALWAYS NEEDED TO EXPAND OUR LIST OF RESOURCES FOR PARENTS & EDUCATORS  

Thank you to Betsy Alper,  LICSW

She has graciously offered to help UPGRADE and ORGANIZE OUR EMAIL LIST OF PROFESSIONALS IN THE FIELD OF ADHD .

   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.                                                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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   









 

                                 


 
                                                                                                                 


This information was last updated on: 09/16/2016

Donate to CHADD - Help those with ADHD

Learn more about ADHD

UNA Card

CHADD

GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!