Turning Disablility into this ability

Posted on Posted in Media Partnership 2016

[ADHD Society] From Disability to This Ability - Poster A3 v3The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Society of the Philippines invites parents, educators and allied professionals to its 8th National Conference on October 21-22, 2016 at the School of Design and Arts Theatre, De La Salle-College of St. Benilde (DLS-CSB), School of Design and Arts Campus,

  1. Ocampo St., Malate, Manila. With the theme, Turning Disability Into This Ability”, the Conference is organized and conducted by the Society in partnership with The Center of Inclusive Education of the DLS-CSB.

 

Foreign and local experts on ADHD-Dr. Russell A. Barkley, PhD, a clinical professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina; and Dr. Cornelio G. Banaag, Jr., MD, FPSCAP, FPPA known as the ” Father of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” in the Philippines-will head the list of distinguished speakers of the Conference. Other presentors include, Dr. Carlo V. BanaagMD; Dr. Joel Lazaro, MD; Dr. Francis Dimalanta, MD; Ms. Jenny Tapales, Ms. Carelle Mangaliag, Dr. Rose A. Aligada, and Dr. Maria Theresa Arranz-Lim, among others.

 

For the past sixteen years, the Society has been at the forefront in raising awareness on this neurological disorder which is estimated to affect at least 6-8% of school-aged children in our country.  Through seminars, training workshops and media campaigns, Filipinos are more aware that early identification and treatment of the disorder will increase the likelihood of positive long-term outcomes.

 

For further details:  Conference website http://www.benilde.edu.ph/adhd8nc/

or email [email protected].

 

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