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October 26 Supporting Unique Children with ADHD, ASD and Complex Needs
26 October 2019 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ADHD United presents Supporting Unique Children with ADHD, ASD and Complex Needs – a seminar for parents, carers and educators offering practical approaches to support unique children. 1:20 for a 1:30 start in the Auditorium at Docklands Library.
Tickets are $10 through trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=553963& Tickets will not be available at the door.
Dr Geoff Kewley
Dr Kewley has 40 years experience in the complex field of Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics. He has a wealth of experience in managing children with complex ADHD and related conditions. Dr Kewley co-founded ADDISS, the UK Parent Support Group, and founded and chaired the George Still Forum the special interest group dealing with ADHD and related neurodevelopmental difficulties. He has lectured widely throughout the UK both at professional and parent groups.
Dr Tamara May
Dr Tamara May is a Clinical psychologist and a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Paediatrics at Monash University. She is an established independent researcher advancing knowledge about autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, other neurodevelopmental disorders and mental health problems including complex trauma and depression.
Dr May has spent the last decade researching developmental disorders such as autism and ADHD with a lifespan approach. Tamara has run group and individual programs for clients with ADHD and works as part of a multidisciplinary team to support adolescent and adult clients with ADHD. Tamara’s research has focused on combining her expertise in research method, data science and novel treatment approaches, to improve the outcomes for people with developmental disorders and childhood origin mental health problems. Her research has also explored the prevalence of Autism in Australia. Tamara has over 40 peer reviewed publications including 6 book chapters and she has presented her work at over 30 international and national conferences.
Nicki Levi is a highly qualified and experienced educator and advocate for people with ADHD. She holds a Master of Education degree (Research and Coursework) in Education of Students with Disabilities and has been a tenured academic at the University of Western Sydney. Nicki has extensive experience in general education and learning support of students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, behaviour disorders and autism.
Dr Billy Garvey
Billy is a Paediatrician with over 15 years experience working with children in a number of settings. He is currently the Senior Fellow in the Centre for Community Child Health at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Melbourne. He is an expert reviewer for the Raising Children’s Network, contributes to the RCH Clinical Practice Guidelines and is a reviewer for several academic paediatric journals. His research interests include supporting children with additional needs, educational collaboration, improving health literacy and promoting community engagement to support vulnerable families.
This event is not suitable for children.
26 October 2019 1:20pm for 1:30pm-5pm