#nsADHD Community Information Session on ADHD

The Nova Scotia ADHD Action Group (Formerly the Youth and Adult ADHD Support Group) are hosting a FREE Community Information Session on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on October 15th from 6:30 to 8:30pm at NSCC (Akerley Campus) in the Cafeteria.
 
6:00 – 6:30 – Exhibitors set up 
6:30 – 7:00 – Networking and visit booths
7:00 – 7:05 – Nova Scotia ADHD Action Group welcomes everyone to the event
7:05 – 7:30 – Each exhibitor will have 1 minute to introduce their organization or product. 
7:30 – 8:30 – Networking and visit booths
8:30 – 9:00 – Event ends and exhibitors take down booths
 
 If you are interested or know anyone who is interested in setting up a FREE booth, providing information on your programming or simply coming to network, let us know?  There will be lots of space and I am sure people would love to chat with you “off the clock”.
 
Examples of exhibitors:
 
  1. The Nova Scotia ADHD Action Group – #nsADHD facebook.com/groups/nsADHD (formally the Dartmouth Youth and Adult ADHD Support Group)
  2. Chelsea Demings Photography – Official photographer for the Nova Scotia ADHD Action Group & Community Information Session 
  3. JJ Kent Trio – Official ambient music for the night
  4. Stephanie GouldingGraphic Designer for the Nova Scotia ADHD Action Group
  5. ADDvocacy ADHD & Life Skills Coaching – Keith Gelhorn – Educational Strategist / ADHD Coach / Trainer 
  6. Erica Baker & Associates – Bonnie Waugh (Registered Psychologist / ADHD Coach / Psycho Educational Assessments) 
  7. The Self Help Connections – (Support groups, Peer Support, Wellness Recovery Action Plans, Anger Management, Addictions support, etc)
  8. Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Network
  9. Teamwork Cooperative & The Workbridge
  10. Sparks Fly – Luke Macdonald putting silent stationary bikes into k-12 classrooms 
  11. YMCA of Greater Halifax / Dartmouth – Employment Centre of Halifax
  12. Nutrition Blueprint / Performance Blueprint /  The Life Pod – Ricky Goodall Nutrition Coach /  Mindfulness Practitioner / Pro MMA Fighter
  13. Laughter Yoga Dartmouth / Certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach/ Mental Health First Aid Trainer– Bruce Miller
  14. Canadian Mental Health Association 
  15. Autism Nova Scotia 
  16. Oxford Learning Centres
  17. Sugar Shok Candy – Stacy Cayea – Entrepreneur Extraordinaire / Dartmouth Downtown Business Association community builder
  18. Raven Spirit Reiki – Janet Harrison
  19. Doterra Essential Oils 
  20. Mike Price – Autism Guru
  21. Maggie Lyons – Assitive Technology / Disabilities guru 
  22. Thrive Academic Coaching – Cate Wallace
  23. Investors Group – Rebecca King (Disability Tax Credits)
  24. Common Good Solutions – Social Enterprise
  25. Nova Scotia Peer Support Program – Margie Achibald (Certified Peer Support Specialist)
  26. Eastern Passage Liberal MLA – Joyce Treen
  27. Guardian Pharmacy – Pharmacist to answer medication questions
  28. HR-Pros – Human Resources Pros
  29. Happy 2 Organize – Andrea Josey is a professional organizer
  30. YOUR NAME HERE?  Contact me if you would like to be an exhibitor?  Did I mention it’s *FREE*??
 
ADHD Awareness Week October 13th to 19th, 2014: The Nova Scotia ADHD Action Group is holding a FREE Community Information Session on Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the cafeteria  of NSCC – Akerley Campus at 21 Woodlawn Rd in Dartmouth.   Our group of dedicated volunteers are committed to raising awareness regarding the over 1 million Canadians who live with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and co-existing conditions.  Did you know that ADHD is the most prevalent child mental health disorder in Canada, impacting over 5% of children? It also impacts 4% of adults, 90% of whom, remain untreated! We will have various information & exhibitors including: local non-profits, community partners, government programs, K-12, post-secondary, job search agencies and entrepreneurship resources.
For more information, Contact Keith @ 902-580-ADHD / NovaScotiaADHDActionGroup@gmail.com or check us out at www.facebook.com/groups/nsADHD or on Twitter #nsADHD
 
We will also have book and / or poster displays at most of the university, public, school and NSCC libraries throughout the province as well as many local non-profits and community information boards.  I have included the posters below, would you be interested in putting them up?  If you are, please forward me a photo and I will post it to social media along with a thanks to you all as valued community partners!
Hope to see you in on the 15th,
 
Keith Gelhorn
Founding member of the Nova Scotia ADHD Action Group
Twitter: #nsADHD
www.nsADHD.com (coming soon)
902-580-ADHD (2343)