With the school year upon us, management of your child's ADHD becomes more important, but it also becomes more difficult. The more you understand your child's condition and needs, the better you can help ensure success at school and peace at home.
To answer your questions, we've lined up a team of ADHD experts, from trained professionals to a very knowledgeable and experienced parent. A different expert will be available to answer questions during a live discussion each week in September.
Meet the ADHD Treatment Team
eb4****** ADHD Author and Parent Eileen Bailey, Thursday, Sept. 4th at 2 p.m. ET******
Eileen Bailey is a writer specializing in ADHD, anxiety, learning disabilities and other health topics. She is the author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adult ADHD." Bailey began her quest for information on ADHD over a decade ago when her son was diagnosed at the age of 10.
View the transcript from Live Discussion: Understanding Your Child's ADHD
Developmental Pediatrician Dr. Mark Bertin, Monday, Sept. 8th at 8 p.m. ET
Dr. Mark Bertin is a board-certified developmental behavioral pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College. He is a frequent lecturer for parents, teachers and professionals on topics related to child development. Dr. Bertin also authored “The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child’s Attention While Minimizing Parents’ Stress.”
View the transcript from Live Discussion: ADHD Family Solutions
dolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Dorothy Stubbe, Thursday, Sept. 18th at 2 p.m. E
Dr. Dorothy Stubbe is a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist and Associate Professor and Program Director of The Yale Child Study Center’s world-renowned psychiatry program. Her focus includes innovation in education and training, assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with complex psychiatric disorders and working in school settings to optimize the mental health of students.
View the transcript from Live Discussion: Treating ADHD at Home and School
School Psychologist Paula Gardner, Wednesday, Sept. 24th at 8 p.m. ET
Paula Gardner has been a school psychologist for more than 20 years at Southern Columbia Area School District in Catawissa, PA. Her experience includes assessing students k-12 for all learning disabilities, gifted and talented, emotional disturbances and ADHD, implementing staff training on ADHD, and working in conjunction with medical doctors in evaluating ADHD.
View the transcript from Live Discussion: ADHD and Success at School