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Nov 6, 2004 Speakers (NW MI) (Saturday)

CHADD of Northwest Michigan present: 

Dr. Robert Bulten

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Terry Dickson, MD     

Terry received his MD at Medical College of Ohio at Toledo in 1982. He is currently the director of The Behavioral Medicine Clinic of NW Michigan, which serves and supports children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD. Dr. Dickson was engaged in the private practice of pediatrics for 15 years before starting an ADHD clinic. After attending a national conference on ADHD three years ago, he decided that his life work needed to be helping and serving individuals with ADHD. He is the father of two children, and having been diagnosed with ADHD several years ago as an adult, understands the challenges of fathering children from an ADHD standpoint.

Phone: 231-932-1250    behavmed@travese.net

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Wilma R. Fellman, M Ed LPC     

Career and Life Planning Counselor. Presents workshops on Career Choices with ADD, and other challenges. Author of : "The Other Me: Poetic Thoughts on ADD for Adults, Kids and Parents" and "Finding A Career That Works For You". Contributing-author of "Understanding Women with AD/HD". Professional Advisory Board, CH.A.D.D. Eastern Oakland County. Co-Presenter in video (with Jennifer Bramer): "Success in College and Career with ADD". President-Elect of Michigan Career Development Association. Wilma is the founder and coordinator of MAAAN, Michigan Adolescent and Adult ADD Network, for Professionals.

WRZF@aol.com

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Claire Jones

Dr. Clare B. Jones is a Diagnostic Specialist in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. She is the former Director of Education for the Phoenix Children's Hospital. Dr. Jones received her Bachelor of Science from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, her Masters of Education from Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio and her Ph.D. from the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio. She did additional post doctorate work at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Jones is a former classroom teacher and has taught every level of special education from preschool to high school. She was former Coordinator of Special Education for the Lakewood, Ohio school District.

Dr. Jones designed an intergenerational program for children in the Lakewood Schools and received the National Office on Aging's award for the Best Intergenerational Program in 1985. She was named Council of Exceptional Children's Teacher of the year in Ohio and the Master Teacher of the Year in 1985 by the Martha Jennings Foundation. As a classroom teacher, she wrote and won over eight major teaching grants.

She is Past President of the Arizona School Health Association and the CEC Federation for Arizona. She wrote the state position statement of ADD and has been chairperson of the State Special Education Advisory Board. She was recently named to the National CHADD Professional Advisory Board.

Dr. Jones has been in private practice for the past eight years and specializes in children, young adults, and adults with special needs ages zero to adult. Her areas of expertise include attention disorders, learning disabilities, and drug exposed children. She is the author of numerous articles and has written seven books. She has also contributed chapters to two books. Dr. Jones received the CHADD hall of fame award on October 14, 2002 in Anaheim, California for her work with children with attention disorders. In December of 2002, she received the "Gratitude Award" from the Casey Family Program for her work with foster children.

Dr. Jones has a bimonthly column for the internet magazine ADDitude. She answers questions about learning challenges at that web site. Contact her at www.additudemag.com. Also look for the October 2002 issue of ADDitude on newsstands everywhere and at the library, Dr. Jones' article "Why Johnny Can't learn" and "Ten tops tips for teachers" is featured in lead article.

She is nationally known for her workshops and presentations.

Her Books:  Sourcebook for Children with Attention Deficit Disorder, Second Edition, Parent Articles about ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder Strategies for School Age Children, Managing Attention Hyperactivity Disorder in Children by Sam Goldstein with Education Chapter by Clare Jone, Understanding your Special Needs Grandchild, Sourcebook on Brain-Based Learning, Practical Suggestions for AD/HD,

Video: The Young and the Active: Strategies for School Age Children

Dr. Clare B. Jones, www.clarejones.com
Developmental Learning Associates, L. L. C.
8687 East Via De Ventura Suite 113
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258, Phone (480) 998-2303

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Fran Parker, Ph D     

Fran Parker is a fully licensed psychologist in private practice in Farmington Hills. She works with AD/HD children, adolescents, andadults and runs an adult support group. She is the co-coordinator of CHADD of E. Oakland County. She is a parent advocate for CAUSE (Citizens alliance to uphold Sp ED), a member of MAAAN, and on the board of MACED ( MI Assoc of Children with Emotional Disorders). She has an AD/HD son who is a sophmore in college and an AD/HD spouse.

28800 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI, 248-932-2500  

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Dr. Patricia Quinn, MD     

Dr. Patricia Quinn is a developmental pediatrician in the Washington, D.C. area and the Director of the National Center for Gender Issues and AD/HD (www.ncgiadd.org). A graduate of the Georgetown University Medical School, she specializes in child development and psychopharmacology. Dr. Quinn has worked for over 30 years in the areas of ADHD and learning disabilities. She gives workshops nationwide and has appeared on Lifetime TV's New Attitudes and the PBS show, To the Contrary discussing the issue of girls and women with ADD. Dr. Quinn also appeared in the video aired on PBS titled, OUTSIDE IN: A Look at Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.

Dr. Quinn is the author of several other books on ADHD. These include the best-selling book, "Putting on the Brakes: A Young People's Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for children in the 8 to 12 year old group", the companion workbook, The "Putting on the Brakes" Activity Book for Young People with ADHD, and "The Best of Brakes" Activity Book. She is editor of "ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with ADD" and author of "Adolescence and ADD: Gaining the Advantage". Dr. Quinn is also co-editor of "ADDvance", an Online Magazine for Women with ADD".

Her books, "ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER: Diagnosis and Treatment from Infancy to Adulthood" and "Voices from Fatherhood: Fathers, Sons, and ADHD" have been well received. Her latest book, "Understanding Girls with ADHD", was coauthored with Drs. Nadeau and Littman and is groundbreaking in its presentation of this population. Dr. Quinn is one of the leading national specialists on women's issues and AD/HD. She has co-authored three award-winning books on the topic: "Understanding Girls with AD/HD", "Understanding Women with AD/HD", and "Gender Issues and AD/HD".

www.addvance.com      www.ncgiadd.org

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Arthur Robin, Ph D     

Dr. Arthur Robin is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Wayne State University, and a licensed psychologist in practice in Beverly Hills, Michigan, where he specializes in adolescent and adult ADHD. In addition to many articles, grants, and chapters, he has written three books, ADHD in Adolescents: Diagnosis and Treatment (1998), Negotiating Parent-Adolescent Conflict: A Behavioral Family Systems Approach (1989), and Defiant Teens (1999, with R. Barkley and G. Edwards). He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association and the leader of its Professional Advisory Board. In 2002 he was inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame for his contributions to the field of AD/HD.

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Debbie Stanley, MA     

Debbie Stanley, owner of Red Letter Day Professional Organizers, specializes in helping chronically disorganized clients to gain control of their lives. She emphasizes that disorganization is just a problem to be solved, not a character flaw. If you're overwhelmed by the sheer bulk of clutter, overdue bills, or incomplete tasks hanging over your head, a Professional Organizer can help.

A professional organizer is a consultant who helps clients get their lives and businesses organized and operating at peak efficiency with minimal stress. Some professional organizers perform hands-on organizing, some serve as coaches, and some do both. Some prefer to work solely in residential, home office, or corporate settings, and some do it all.

Phone: 586-746-1428      http://www.rldpo.com

P.O. Box 132. Mt. Clemens, Michigan 48046

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