New Directions in ADHD and Other Neurodevelopmental Conditions

Event Date: 13 October 2016

Thursday 13 – Friday 14 October 2016, – The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool.

The fourth annual ADHD Foundation Annual Symposium presents this two-day conference exploring new ideas, approaches and best practice in health, social care and education for children, young people and adults with ADHD, ASC and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

Day 1: Thursday 13 October

Presentations include:

  • Epidemic or under-diagnosis?
  • New approaches to medication
  • ADHD and Attachment
  • Early identification and diagnosis
  • Transition to adult services
  • Adult ADHD
  • Comorbidities
  • Women and ADHD
  • State of the art Neuroimaging and ADHD

Day 2: Friday 14 October

Presentations include:

  • Engaging disaffected learners
  • Combining a medical and educative approach to ADHD
  • Schools working effectively with CAMHS
  • Successful parental engagement
  • Reducing learner stress and anxiety
  • Improving behaviour
  • Child and adolescent mental health in schools

Speakers include:

  • Rory Bremner, Patron of the ADHD Foundation
  • Stephen Drew, “Educating Essex” and “Mr Drew’s Boys”
  • Professor Eric Taylor
  • Professor Chris Hollis
  • Professor Philip Asherson
  • Professor Susan Young
  • Fintan O’Regan
  • Professor Peter Hill
  • Dr Madeleine Portwood
  • Dr Katya Rubia

To attend both conference days (includes the delegate dinner on 13 October): £195
To attend one conference day: £120

Half price (£60 per person) bursary places available to charities working with children and young people or in the field of mental health (14 October only), and also to individuals with a medical background (13 October only).

For more information, email or call 0151 237 2661.

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