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QueensU_girl
12-27-05, 10:37 PM
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<BIG style="FONT-STYLE: italic"><BIG>The Attention Deficit Resource Network (ADRN)
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The Centre for ADD Advocacy, Canada (CADDAC)</BIG>
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is proud to present

<BIG><BIG><BIG>ADHD Treatment
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This seminar will be of interest to parents, educators, doctors, psychologists, social workers, counselors, child and youth workers and adolescents and adults with ADHD.

This course will present on, behavioural and psychological strategies and the under lying reasons why people with ADHD often have problems with: the "no signal", procrastination, organizational skills, time management and relationships and sleep.


Featuring:

<BIG><BIG>Dr. Umesh Jain M.D., F.R.C.P.(C)
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Dr. Umesh Jain is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who is a nationally recognized expert in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and in psychopharmacology. His research interests also include the genetics of ADHD and impulsive personality disorders. Dr. Jain currently leads the Aggression Initiative at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Adolescent and Adult ADHD Research Service jointly between the Hospital for Sick Children and the CAMH. Dr. Jain has widely written and presented in his research areas.

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2006

Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
250 College Street Auditorium (ground floor)
<SMALL>(Just East of Spadina, on the North side of College)</SMALL>

Cost: Free to those who preregister ; Registration at the
door will be $20.00

To register:

e-mail: info at adrn.orgor



[b]Call: 416-208-3624

Please supply us with the names of all people attending.




Please remember space is limited so register early!

Imnapl
12-27-05, 11:59 PM
I wasn't sure if Dr. Jain was the Toronto ADHD specialist who spoke at a regional pro d day, but I found a bio that states he has four children and a wife who is a pediatrician and remembered what he said about his family. He is worth listening to.

DeadDog
03-11-06, 01:10 PM
I have a friend who has ADD and she desperatly needs a doctor to treat her. She is in the Greater Toronto Area and has tried unsucessfully to find a doctor. She can't get motivated, I wish i could help, this such a terrible disease. Can anyone recommend a doctor or where to look for help? Thanks in advance!

QueensU_girl
03-18-06, 08:47 PM
#1. Has she had Psychological testing? (Not covered by OHIP unless she is in a LT care mental health facility.)

#2. Almost all Psychiatrists who treat adults want the diagnostic paperwork from her Psychoeducational Testing.

#3. They won't just prescribe Ritalin or Dexedrine based on self-report!

#4. Need more information to recommend anything or anyone...

QueensU_girl
03-18-06, 08:53 PM
I can tell you how to get testing (FOR FREE), if she is OSAP-eligible, but i am not typing it all out unless she is serious.

In the past, i have found that "Second-hand inquiries" on here often lead nowhere, so I'm not typing out pages of info, unless she is actually serious about getting ADD help, HERSELF.

Tell her to make an ADDFORUMS account and come talk to me/us. I'd feel more comfortable with that. :)

CdnJulie
05-15-06, 08:12 AM
We had something recent in town, but found it too technical and not enough on how to solve things, work with it, etc.