Calendar 2014 -- 2015

Our regular monthly educational meetings are held at KRESA's (Kalamazoo Regional Educational Services Agency) Wile Auditorium located at 1819 East Milham Road in Kalamazoo.

All meetings are from 7:00pm - 8:30pm unless otherwise noted.


September 09, 2014

How do I Understand and Advocate for My ADHD Child?

Speakers:  Heather Moore, Laura Woodruff, Kristen Earl

Target Audience:  Parents


October 14, 201 4

Walking in My Shoes: Teens Speak Out About ADHD

Speakers: Panel of teens and young adults will give a bird’s eye view of living and learning with ADHD. What helps and what hurts.

Moderators: Laurie Assadi and Andrea Deming

Target Audience:  Parents, Teachers, Administrators, Educators


November 11, 2014

Life with an ADHD Kid: It Is What It Is

Speaker:  Diane Dempster, Impact ADHD

Target Audience:  Parents, Educators, Daycare Providers, Therapists


January 06, 2015


Soaring with ADHD: Latest News from the International CHADD Conference

Speakers:  Local CHADD Committee members will be sharing highlights from this conference

Target Audience:  Parents, Educators


February 10, 2015

NOTE TIME CHANGE:  6:00 – 8:00pm

Saving Our Children: Understanding Mood Disorders and Depression

Speakers:   Laurie Assadi, M.A., Ed.S. & Andrea Deming, M.A.

Target Audience:  Parents, Educators, Therapists


March 10, 2015

Medication Management of ADHD and Executive Function

Speaker:                             Dr. Oren Mason, MD

Target Audience:           Parents, Educators


April 14, 2015

How Do I Keep My ADHD Child Safe? Driving, Social Judgment, Substance Use, and Life’s Other Perils

Speakers:  Diane Andert, OTR, Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Andrea Deming, MA, and Laurie L. Assadi, M.A.,Ed.S

Target Audience:  Parents



*No December, May, June, July or August Meetings

**NOTE:  The January 06, 2015 meeting is the first Tuesday.
**NOTE:  The February 10, 2015 meeting is from 6pm to 8pm.