Swindells Resource Center: ADHD – What Families Need to Know

Check out this local opportunity on April 18th for information on ADHD:

 

 

Swindells Resource Center

Serving families of children with special needs

2013 Community Education

ADHD – What Families Need To Know

Aaron Tabacco, RN, BSN, is a neurodevelopmental nurse specialist and researcher with expertise in family management of childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the Child Development & Rehabilitation Center at OHSU. Aaron’s work is driven in part by his personal experiences as a father of adolescent sons who each live with ADHD.

Aaron’s presentation will include:

*The biological origins, treatment options and social difficulties of ADHD

*ADHD as a difference in executive functioning

*Parenting and advocating for your child with ADHD

Mid-morning special presentation:

Family Voices Project Impact: Your Child’s Health and Well-Being

Presenter Leslie Carroll, parent and Director of Family Voices Project Impact, will discuss resources and strategies that families can use to promote their children’s overall health and wellness.

Thursday, Apr. 18

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided

Providence Portland Medical Center

Social Room,

4805 NE Glisan St., Portland

Register at http://www.providence.org/classes. Click on “online class catalog” and search by class name for “Swindells Speaker Event – ADHD.” To register by phone, call 503-215-2429 or toll free at 800-833-8899 ext. 52429. Spanish registration and interpretation services are available; please call 503-574-6595 before Apr. 4. This workshop is free of charge thanks to the generosity of our donors. For a certificate of attendance, there is a $25 fee.

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