2022.10 – 19 TO 21 OCTOBER 2022, IRELAND

2022.10 – 19 TO 21 OCTOBER 2022, IRELAND

ADHD Ireland and the ADHD Foundation / Neurodiversity Charity collaboration is back to facilitate the largest ADHD conference in Europe, taking place virtually between 19th to the 21st of October.

Global leaders and experts from across the world will unite to increase understanding of and celebrate ADHD. This ground-breaking conference will lead insightful and inclusive discussions on all things ADHD to create change and to push for progress.

The conference will feature the world’s greatest speakers on the topic, such as Dr Ned Hallowell, Dr Caroline Stevenson, Dr Blanaid Gavin, Dr Caroline Stevenson, Gareth Williams, Dr Margo Riley and more.

With something for everyone, ‘Enabling Opportunities’ is a three-day event aimed at all those affected by ADHD, including: educators, parents and adults, medical professionals and children and young people.

Tickets:

October 19th (day one) – Educators: €30
October 19th and 20th (day two) – Parents & adults: €15
October 21st (day three) – Medical professionals: €45

 

Take a closer look

October 19th | Educators

2:00- 2:15 pm |  Welcome comments | Colin Foley – ADHD Foundation
2:15- 2:35 pm | Strategies to support children with ADHD in Early Years settings | Denise Broadgreen –  Primary School, Liverpool
2:35- 3:00 pm | Our journey to become an ADHD-Friendly School |  Jennifer Garnes – Headteacher Strathmore Primary School Forfar Scotland
3.00- 3.25 pm | Our journey to become a Neurodiversity Friendly School | Fiona Meehan – Principal Beaumont BNS, Cork, Ireland
3:25- 3:40 pm Break
3:40- 4:05 pm | Masking and ADHD | Arron Hutchinson – ADHD Foundation
4:05- 4:25 pm | Empowering girls with ADHD in education | Dr Kate Carr Fanning
4:25- 4:50 pm | Strategies to support executive functioning for teenagers with ADHD | Rachel Varney – ADHD Foundation
4:50- 5:05 pm|  Break
5:05- 5:25 pm | Supporting memory for teenagers with ADHD- developing schema and dual processing grids | Nicola Traverse – Head of English Prescot School Knowsley
5:25- 5:50 pm | Supporting students with ADHD in Further and Higher Education | Colin Foley – ADHD Foundation
5:50- 6:00 pm | Closing comments with Colin Foley and Ken Kilbride

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October 19th and 20th | Parents & Adults

19th of October

7:00 – 8:00 pm | Dr. Ned Hallowell

20th of October

5:00 – 5:10 pm | Introduction Ken Kilbride – ADHD Ireland & Dr Tony Lloyd – ADHD Foundation
5:10 – 5:40 pm | Dr Tony Lloyd
5:45 – 6:30 pm | Dr Caroline Stevenson
6:30 – 6:45 pm | Jenny Rossiter

6:45 – 7:00 pm | Break 

7:00 – 7:15 pm | Catherine Millan – Be What You See Consultancy Ltd.

7:00 – 7:15 pm | Gareth Williams

7:15 – 7:30 pm |  ADHD & Girls | Dr Samantha Hiew
7:30- 8:15 pm | ADHD and Medication | Dr Blanaid Gavin
8:15 – 9:00 pm | A Humorous Perspective on Living with ADHD |Lorelei Mathias |  Dave Twentyman | Joe Zalias
9:00-9:30 pm | Lorelei Mathias

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October 21st | Clinicians

10:30 – 11:30 am|  Treating ADHD Patients with Comorbidities | Dr Peter Mason
11:30 – 12:30 am | Using the QbTest to improve assessments for ADHD | Jo Barosa
12:30-1:30 pm | David McCluskey – NHS England and Improvement

1:30 – 2:00 pm| Break
2:00 – 3:00 pm | Developing an Adult ADHD National Clinical Programme: progress in 2022 | Dr Margo Wrigley
3:00 – 4:00 pm | To be confirmed

4:00 – 5:00 pm | Tom Nicholson – Northumbria University

*** Subject to change

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Brochure – coming soon

Click  Educators-poster  to download

Click Adults-Parents-poster to download

Click Medical-Professionals-poster  to download