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Tara
02-22-04, 07:59 PM
Canada’s 1st Annual

AD/HD Community Conference

Carleton University Theatre March 27 and 28

Speakers have been selected to address the true and real everyday needs and issues of the AD/HD Community

If you wish information on AD/HD proper call 613.ADD.ADHD or visit www.adhdcanada.ca

Speaker line-up

Saturday March 27th — doors open 8:00 am First speaker at 9:30 am

Dr. Cheryll Duquette University of Ottawa Faculty of Education, professor, and author of recently released Students at Risk: Solutions to Classroom Challenges. Cheryll provides invaluable insights to various teaching styles.

Warwick Dyer United Kingdom Behaviour Change Consultancy, Youth Behaviourist, Great Britain. Mr. Dyer’s approach to behaviour modification has gained wide recognition in Great Britain. Why? Because his method works. Please visit his web site for more information: www.advice4parents.free-online.co.uk/index.htm

Lunch

Dr. Carney Matheson Paleo-DNA Laboratory director, speciality - Ancient DNA. Dr. Matheson presents his review of 2001 research dating suspected AD/HD gene group DRD4 back 40,000 years in our human linage dispelling the myth that AD/HD is something new. www.ancientdna.com/

Robert Cooper AD/HD advocate and owner of AD/HD In Perspective speaks to the need for the formation of a Canada wide AD/HD Community registry and organization. “We the AD/HD Community are currently left to deal with our situations individually when the majority of our struggles are due to restrictive educational and social systems.” Contact Robert through www.add-adhd-inperspective.ca

Sunday March 28th Doors open at 11:00 — Town Hall Meeting 1 to 3 pm

AD/HD Community Town Hall Meeting

Guaranteed to be a lively afternoon of AD/HD Debate. The AD/HD Community suffers the same ramifications as any other minority does or has in the past. The afternoon’s discussion revolves around defining the needs of the AD/HD Community. Bring your views, concerns and solutions and be counted!

Admission

Saturday $20.00 adults / students $10.00 with pre-registration ($25.00 and $15.00 at the door)

Sunday $10.00 for everyone

For registration and information contact

613.ADD.ADHD [233-2343]

AD/HD Community conference is proudly presented by AD/HD In Perspective Inc.

Garry
02-22-04, 09:34 PM
Thanks for the info Tara

I will most likely be attending

waywardclam
02-23-04, 12:25 AM
AAArrgh!!!

I WANNA WANNA WANNA WANNA WANNA GOOOOO!!!!

Probably can't afford the plane ticket... :(

Tara
03-28-04, 08:49 PM
Gary,

Did you make the conference?? If you did how was it???

Garry
03-28-04, 09:13 PM
Yes and it was great

I only stayed for Saturday

left friday night 8 Ockock - 7 hour drive - 3 hour nap
confrence from 8- 4:30
Left Ottawa 5:30 Drove 1 hour 6 hour nap head out again at 2:30 in morning got home 10:30 sunday morning

spent day cleaning up yard after winter

Bed time now

will give you an update tommorow night

night all

ADDvocacy
10-01-04, 08:47 PM
I'd be interested in organizing another conference in (or around) Toronto. Please let me know if you would be interested and what the most interesting information/speakers would be. email removed by admin

Its about time that Canadians knew more about ADD!

Julia

waywardclam
10-01-04, 10:12 PM
Let me know if you do anything up in the Winnipeg / Thunder Bay areas... I'd be willing to help you drum up attendees and/or workshop support...

Ian
10-01-04, 11:31 PM
I'm in the same area and would love to attend something where I could hassle w/c personally.. ;)
ian

Garry
10-01-04, 11:45 PM
Id fly up just so we could go fishing

Ian
10-01-04, 11:51 PM
Ok.. lets just skip the whole conference thing altogether... :D
pikehead/walleyeboy