Psychological Services – Special Events

8th Annual AD/HD Awareness Event with Mark Mahone, Ph.D., ABPP

  • Time & Date: 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, October 8, 2014
  • Location: Centennial High School (Google map)
  • Registration & Fees: No registration required. Free event.
  • Presentation Notes: ADHD and the Need for Speed: How Demands for Speed Affect Academic Function in Children with ADHD

Past Events

7th Annual AD/HD Awareness Event with Richard Guare, Ph.D., D-BCBA

  • Time & Date: 7-9 p.m., Monday, October 7, 2013
  • Location: Centennial High School (Google map)
  • Registration & Fees: No registration required. Free event.
  • Presentation Notes: Executive Skills: What Are They, Why Do Children Need Them, and How Can We Help Them Get Them?

For more information contact Emily Hurd at 410-313-1252.

6th Annual AD/HD Awareness Event with Dr. Martha Denckla

  • Time & Date: 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • Location: Centennial High School (Google map)
  • Registration & Fees: No registration required. Free event.
  • Presentation Notes:Update on ADHD: Basic Brain Facts and Treatment Beyond Medication

Dr. Martha Bridge Denckla is a research scientist and director of the Developmental Cognitive Neurology Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also a professor of neurology, pediatrics and psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

For more information contact Emily Hurd at 410-313-1252.

[Funding to support this program was provided by CHADD of Greater Baltimore in memory of Karen A. Cruise, Ph.D.Dr. Cruise was a Psychologist who helped many children in Howard County and also served as the Coordinator of CHADD of Greater Baltimore.]

5th Annual AD/HD Awareness Event with Debbie Phelps

  • Time & Date: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, November 3, 2011
  • Location: Howard High School (Google map)
  • Registration & Fees: No registration required. Free event.
  • Presentation Notes: A Mother for All Seasons – A Triangular Approach ~ Composure, Collaboration & Communication

Energetic and talented speaker Deborah Phelps will share her own experiences with learning and attention challenges and what she has learned as both a mother and educator. Phelps is an author, principal of Windsor Mill Middle School in Baltimore County, and mother of three including swimming champion Michael Phelps, who was diagnosed with AD/HD.

Phelps’ memoir, A Mother for All Seasons, will be available for purchase and signing at the event. For more information contact Emily Hurd at 410-313-1252.

[This event is sponsored by the HCPSS along with CHADD of Greater Baltimore, the Learning Disability Association of America – Howard County Chapter, and Individual Differences in Learning.]