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Exclamation Chicago Area ADD Awareness Day Focus Fair

Chicago Area ADD Awareness Day "Focus Fair"

Chicago Area ADD Awareness Day "Focus Fair"
If you live in or around the Chicago Area, please join us for this free
event. We're trying to get as many participants as possible. With an
online community this large, I'm sure there's bound to be someone
interested in hearing some of our guest speakers. Registration and more information is available at CHAAIN <http://chaain.org/>... > and ADDA
<http://add.org/>... > .

If you participated in last years event, you'll notice a big difference.
Instead of a 4 hour event with a panel of guests, we have at least 14
guest speakers with more than 15 workshops plus CEDU's available for
teachers.
Thanks,
Christina

Second Annual ADDA 'Focus Fair' Offers Educational Workshops on AD/HD
Issues and Treatment Sept. 16 in Chicago
Monday August 14, 10:24 am ET
CHICAGO, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you want to learn strategies for
dealing with your Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) in
the workplace? Curious how your child's AD/HD might affect his or her
relationships or career prospects? Or are you a life coach or mental
health practitioner interested in more effectively motivating your AD/HD
clients?
These questions and more will be explored at the Second Annual ADDA
(Attention Deficit Disorder Association) Focus Fair taking place from 8
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College
in Wheaton, Ill.

Bringing together an outstanding group of expert physicians,
psychologists, life coaches and advocates in the AD/HD field, this
year's Focus Fair, sponsored by Shire Pharmaceuticals, offers
educational and networking opportunities for a varied audience. It is
appropriate for adults with AD/HD, parents with AD/HD children,
educators, medical and mental health professionals, other AD/HD
professionals and interested members of the general public. Educators
are eligible to receive up to 6 units of Continuing Professional
Development Units.

Registration forms are available online at http://www.add.org
for the Focus Fair, which will feature workshop presenters including:
-- William W. Dodson, MD, Medical Director, ADHD Treatment Center,
Denver, Colo.
-- Chris Dendy, MS, Author and Educator and Advocate for AD/HD, as well
as
mother of two grown sons and a daughter with AD/HD
-- Mary Robertson, R.N., Past President of CHADD and mother of two
children with AD/HD
-- Peter Jaska, PhD, Past President of ADDA
-- David Giwerc, Past President of ADDA, Founder/President of the ADD
Coach Academy
-- Evelyn Green, Executive Officer of ADDA, Immediate Past President of
the CHADD national Board of Directors
-- Tom Phelan, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and author of books on AD/HD
-- Mike Anderson, LCSW, AD/HD Business Coach

When: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16

Where: Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College
501 College Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187

For more information on ADDA, visit http://www.add.org...
for call (484) 945-2101.

About ADDA: The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is a
nonprofit organization established in 1989 to provide information,
resources and networking to adults with AD/HD and to the professionals
who work with them. In doing so, ADDA generates hope, awareness,
empowerment and connections worldwide in the field of AD/HD. Bringing
together scientific perspectives and the human experience, the
information and resources provided to individuals and families affected
by AD/HD and professionals in the field focuses on diagnoses,
treatments, strategies and techniques for helping adults with AD/HD lead
better lives. For more information visit: http://www.add.org...
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