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  • 64% of parents say that their child’s school doesn’t provide information on learning disabilities.

  • 66% of parents of children with learning disabilities are struggling with or conflicted about their ability to help their child.

Discover step-by-step how to help your child thrive through middle school both academically and at home (even if you're starting from scratch).



FREE ONLINE EVENT | Feb 1-5, 2021

Join over 10,000 people just like YOU and help your child with ADHD thrive through the Middle School years TODAY!



Great question, and I’m glad you asked.

Here’s a taste of what you’ll discover by joining the free ADHD in Middle School Summit:

  • A behind the scenes look at how Dr. Edward (Ned) Hallowell presents  the concept of VAST, a positive alternative to ADHD 

  • The exact in-depth strategies legendary coach, Dr. Peg Dawson, uses to address the 12 most prevalent executive function deficits

  • How to positively parent consistently using Dr. Sharon Saline's 5Cs of Parenting

  • Why Leslie Josel's Personal Homework Profile tool has such amazing results for thousands of middle schoolers with ADHD

  • The best tools and resources to get the best accommodations, IEP, or 504 plan in place for your child

  • Exactly how to address the 10 biggest and most common fears parents have for their children with ADHD using tried and true strategies

  • The 5 most essential lessons for parents to keep in mind as taught by Elaine Taylor-Klaus & Diane Dempster of

  • Why Melissa Orlov's approach to marriage and family relationships counseling has saved thousands of families from divorce

  • A behind the scenes look at how Dr. Concetta DeCaria, legendary clinical neuropsychologist, diagnoses ADHD and accompanying disorders so that you can advocate for your child with hard data

  • How Dr. Alan Graham builds resilience in kids with ADHD so they can stand on their own and be more independent 

The conversations are both practical and socially/emotionally impactful... This one's worth catching, for sure!

When you get the world’s leading thought-leaders on kids, school and ADHD in one place, the results are magnifying. When you target the conversation on Middle Schoolers, the conversations are both practical and socially/emotionally impactful. And when you add in an excellent interviewer like Adrien Harrison, you have a recipe for a particularly excellent online summit. This one’s worth catching, for sure!

Elaine Taylor-Klaus  //  PCC & Co-Founder of

Parents are looking for REAL guidance, REAL strategies, and REAL answers. This summit provides that and more.

As an ADHD coach for students who also provides coaching for parents, I hear all day long how frustrated and confused parents are when it comes to navigating the middle school years with children with ADHD. They are looking for REAL guidance, REAL strategies and REAL answers. This summit provides that and more. With its top-notch speakers, attendees are going to get all the guidance and support they need. I’m thrilled to be a small part of it.

Leslie Josel  //  Principal of Order Out of Chaos, speaker, coach, and the creator of the award-winning Academic Planner: A Tool for Time Management

Featured Expert Session

We hand-picked world-class ADHD experts who are at the top of their field. They’ve helped countless families coping with ADHD through the middle school years, and have got over 100 decades of experience in the field between them.


Despite their busy schedules, each of these speakers jumped on board for this event and promised to teach their best stuff — because they don’t want you to go through the same mistakes and setbacks they made… and they know that the right strategy or insight, properly applied, can change everything.


All I can say is, you’re in for days of jam-packed value... below is the full speaker schedule and session topics:

ADHD in Middle School Summit - Kick-Off Party

January 31

Adrien Harrison | Founder of, an education technology company offering online courses  and coaching for parents of kids who learn differently

ADHD in Middle School Summit Kick-Off Party: How to Thrive Through the Middle School Years, Both At School and At Home

Adrien will introduce the ADHD in Middle School Summit, and run through what you will be learning throughout the summit.

Parenting & Executive Functions

Day 1 - February 1st

Dr. Peg Dawson, Ed.D | Prolific best-selling author and leading authority in the field of ADHD

The 12 Most-Common Executive Function Deficits & How to Turn Them Into Executive Skills

Dr. George McCloskey  | Professor and Director of School Psychology Research of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and holds Diplomate status with the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. He has over 35 years of experience in test development, teaching, research and assessment and intervention work with a wide range of clients.

Helping adolescents with ADHD learn how to improve self-regulation

Dr. Ross Greene | Author of the well-known books The Explosive Child and Lost at School, and the originator of Collaborative & Proactive Solutions model. Founder of nonprofit organization Lives in the Balance.

Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Teaching the Skills on the Better Side of Human Nature

Dr. J. Russell (“Russ”) Ramsay co-founder and co-director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program and an associate professor of clinical psychology in the department of psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He also has authored many publications.

A cognitive behavioral informed approach to help middle schoolers with ADHD

Dr. Sam Goldstein Sam Goldstein, Ph.D. ABPdN is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is Clinical Director of the Neurology Learning and Behavior Center.

Understanding and Nurturing the Forces that Shape the Life Outcome for Youth with ADHD

Elaine Taylor-Klaus, PCC & Diane Dempster, PCC  | Co-founders of one of the most successful blogs on ADHD:, ADHD coaches, and world-renowned speakers

The Top 5 Lessons for Parenting Through the Middle School Years & How to Handle the 4 Transitional "Hot-Spots" Every Parent Goes Through

Dr. Sharon Saline, Psy.D | Clinical psychologist and award-winning author specialized in working with kids, young adults, and families living with ADHD, learning disabilities, and mental health issues

The 5 Cs of ADHD Parenting & How to Deal with Anxiety During the Middle School Years

Jeff Copper | ADHD coach, founder of DIG Coaching Practice, and host of Attention Talk Radio and Attention Talk Video

Is Your Working Memory Working?

ADHD in Middle School, Accommodations & Homework

Day 2 - February 2nd

Dr. Manju Banerjee, Ph.D. | Dr. Banerjee is Vice President of Educational Research and Innovation at Landmark College, Putney, VT, with 35 years of experience in the field of learning disabilities. Dr. Banerjee is on the Executive Board of the Learning Disability Association of America, Professional Advisory Board member to the National Center on Learning Disabilities (NCLD), and Learning Disability Association of America.

Dr. Adam Lalor Ph.D. | Dr. Lalor received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut, with more than 10 years of experience in higher education administration. He has served on the Board of the Council for Exceptional Children’s (CEC) Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT). His recent work focuses on the transition of students with disabilities to and within higher education.

Online Learning for Students who Learn Differently: What Do We Currently Know and How Can We Become Better?

Dr. Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D | Professor and Chair of the Education Program at Lasell University. She is a three-year endowed position awarded for excellence in teaching and community impact, serves on the boards of the National Center for Learning Disabilities, as an expert for and the National Center for Intensive Interventions.

Navigating and Advocating for Effective Special Education Services: A Primer for Parents Partnering with Schools

Dr. George DuPaul, Ph.D Professor of school psychology and associate dean for research, College of Education, Lehigh University. He has extensive experience providing clinical services to children with ADHD and their families as well as consulting with a variety of school districts regarding the management of students with ADHD.

Understanding and Promoting the Transition to Middle School for Students with ADHD

Dr. Steven Evans | Dr. Evans is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Ohio University and a licensed clinical psychologist in Ohio. His research interests are school-based treatments for adolescents with ADHD.

How to Help Adolescents with ADHD Succeed in Middle and High School

Christine Kotik | Christine is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), and the owner of CK ADHD Coaching & Consulting. She is passionate about empowering students to improve school results by managing their ADHD struggles and building on their natural strengths.

High School - How to go from I’m not ready to Let’s do this!

Leslie Josel | Principal of Order Out of Chaos, speaker, coach, and the creator of the award-winning Academic Planner: A Tool for Time Management

It's 9:00PM: Don't You Have Homework To Do? | How to Make Homework Fun & Personalized for Your Child

Andrea Elrom | Director of creADDive Solutions and ADHD and executive function coach with over 15 years of experience working with children and parents.

Managing Homework, Parent Edition: Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Helping Kids©

Dr. Sarah Wheeler, Ph.D | A special education teacher, counselor, and school psychologist for over a decade. She specializes in helping children who are struggling to learn, socialize, or navigate their emotional world, especially children with learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism.

How to Get an IEP or 504 Plan for Your Child & How Your School Psychologist Can Help

Relationships with Family, Marriage, Siblings, and Your School

Day 3 - February 3rd

Melissa Orlov | Founder of, award-winning author, and leader on how ADHD affects relationships.

‘Just Right’: Creating a Relationship That Meets the Needs of Both ADHD and Non-ADHD Partners

Dr. Christopher Willard, Psy.D.  | Psychologist and educational consultant, teaches at Harvard Medical School. He has been practicing meditation for 20 years, currently serves on the BOD at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, and is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network. Author of Child’s Mind, Growing Up Mindful, Raising Resilience.

Growing Up Mindful: Mindfulness and ADHD

Dr. Anna Vagin Licensed speech/language pathologist with over 30 years experience, the author of Movie Time Social Learning and YouCue Feelings: Online Video Viewing for Social Learning, and the developer of The Conversation Paths Pack.

Play2Practice: Gaming for Social Learning

Jeff Copper ADHD coach, founder of DIG Coaching Practice, and host of Attention Talk Radio and Attention Talk Video

ADHD and Motivation in Teens: A Love/Hate Relationship

Daniel Kramarsky | Teacher, administrator, and parent with ADHD. With an education career of over 30 years, he has taught teachers at Columbia University Teachers College and presented his work internationally at conferences on ethics and philosophy of education. He and his daughter, now a student at a top-notch university, both have ADHD.

The Top 10 Biggest Fears for Parents of Kids with ADHD and How to Deal With Them

Jodi Klugman-Rabb, LMFT | Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist focused on making strong connections with clients and specializes in changing unwanted patterns in adult ADHD, trauma using EMDR, and Parental Identity Discovery

The Highly Sensitive Person: What To Do With Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria

Janette Patterson | Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 30 years of experience offering individual, couple, and family therapy in nonprofit agencies and private practice. She specializes in learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, and ADHD issues in children and adults. 

Managing Emotional Dysregulation and Impulsivity in Middle Schoolers with ADHD

The Tougher Side of ADHD, Comorbidities, and How to Cope With Them

Day 4 - February 4th

Dr. Jerome J. Schultz | Clinical Neuropsychologist at Harvard Medical School with nearly 40 years of experience in the field. He was the founding director of the Learning Lab, a diagnostic clinic at Lesley, and served for several years at Cambridge Health Alliance as the Co-Director of the Center for Child and Adolescent Development.

Middle School, ADHD and Stress. What to Know & What to Do.

Dr. Roberto Olivardia Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer in Psychology at Harvard Medical School, specializes in the treatment of ADHD, OCD, and BDD. An internationally recognized expert in eating disorders and body image problems in boys and men.

Identifying, Understanding, and Supporting Middle Schoolers with ADHD and Depression

Dr. Ellen B. Littman, Ph.D | Licensed clinical psychologist. A pioneer in the identification of gender differences in ADHD. Co-author of the book Understanding Girls with ADHD and contributing author of other numerous books.

Understanding Girls with ADHD

Carol Stock KranowitzCarol is a teacher who learned to help her students with sensory processing challenges to become more confident and competent. She is best known for her first book in the “Sync” series, The Out-of-Sync Child.

Helping Kids with ADHD and Sensory Challenges Get “In Sync”

Dr. Alan R. Graham, Ph.D., PCC, MCAC | President of, Dean of ADD Coach Training for Mentorcoach. He coaches executives with business and organizational challenges and adults, teens, children, and parents impacted by ADHD. He served on the board of the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC) and the Editorial Board of The Journal of Attention Disorders.

How to Build Resilience for Middle Schoolers with ADHD

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.MFounder of PTS Coaching and Training, mental health counselor and a board-certified ADHD coach. She provides education, coaching, and support for parents, educators, and mental health professionals to help children with ADHD and executive function deficits find success.

How to Parent Especially Difficult, Oppositional, or Defiant Kids with ADHD

Caroline Maguire, ACCG, PCC, M.Ed. | Personal coach who works with children who struggle socially and the families who support them and the founder of a new training curriculum at the ADD Coaching Academy.

Why Will No One Play With Me? Teaching Parents to Become Their Child’s Social Skills Coach

Rick Fiery | Co-founder of InventiveLabs, a research lab and business incubator that helps people with learning differences find their passions and take a gap year, explore careers or create a new business in an all-accepting environment.

College or Career Readiness? Why Your Child with ADHD Should Focus on the Building the Skills That Matter

Medications, Alternative Treatments, and the ADHD Brain

Day 5 - February 5th

Dr. Edward (Ned) Hallowell, MD | a child and adult psychiatrist, is a New York Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD.

VAST: A New Positive Outlook on ADHD & How It Will Help Your Child with ADHD

Dr. William (Bill) Dodson, MD | Currently a consultant, speaker, and writer on adult ADHD medicine. He has written more than 100 articles and 10 Webinars for ADDitude, CHADD, and the NADDA over the years and is on ADDitude’s Board of Scientific Advisers and is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist.

ADHD and Medications: How to decide whether to medicate and How to do it best.

Dr. Stephen Hinshaw | Stephen Hinshaw is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC San Francisco. His work focuses on developmental psychopathology, particularly ADHD, and mental illness stigma. He has authored over 360 articles and chapters, along with 12 books. Hinshaw has also won multiple awards in teaching and research.

ADHD: Causal Factors, Mechanisms, Sex Differences, and Treatment Implications

Dr. Concetta M. DeCaria, Ph.D | Clinical neuropsychologist with a specialization in children and adolescents and has been in private practice since 1997. She has provided academic and cognitive remediation, psychotherapeutic support, and evaluation services to hundreds of individuals with difficulties in learning, attention and regulation, behavior, social, and emotional functioning. Her current practice focuses on diagnostic consultations and neuropsychological, psychoeducational, and psychological evaluation services.

Getting an ADHD Diagnosis: Why Your Child Needs One & How to Get It

Laurie Dupar | Laurie Dupar trained Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, 20-year veteran ADHD Life Coach and Director of the International ADHD Coach Training Center ( uses her unparalleled expertise in both the neuroscience and behavior management of ADHD, to help people thrive with ADHD.

ADHD Medication and Middle School

Dr. Sarah Cheyette, MD | Graduated cum laude from Princeton University in Cognitive Neuroscience, and then from UCLA Medical School. She then did a fellowship in pediatric neurology and has been in private practice since then. She treats kids and young adults with ADHD, not just with medication but also with non-medication strategies such as those she outlined in her book, ADHD and the Focused Mind.

How to Give Your Kids a Positive Perception of Their ADHD and Have Them Want to Help Themselves

Dr. Sarah Levin Allen, Ph.D | Certified brain injury specialist, the executive director of neuropsychology at Brain Behavior Bridge, and an adjunct faculty member at Drexel University. She is also a consulting Neuropsychologist for Weisman Children's Hospital and consults for districts all over the state of New Jersey regarding brain-based program designs for public and private schools. Dr. Allen conducts research, teaching, and clinical neuropsychological assessments with a focus on neuro-educational programming for children in schools.

Your Child's ADHD Brain: How it Works, What it Means for School Accommodations & Making Your Child More Independent

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The Perfect Addition to Your Parenting Toolbox

Your child with ADHD is going through one of the toughest periods in their lives, the Middle School years. Hormones are raging, schoolwork is ramping up, and social life becomes more important and divisive. All of these are amplified by your child's ADHD. These expert sessions will help make both their lives and yours much MUCH easier!

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Your journey to treating ADHD, coping better, and parenting your child with ADHD, could go one of two ways:

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You could spend tens of thousands of dollars on ineffective treatments and countless hours trying to implement "OLD" outdated ADHD strategies you've learned from "so-called experts" that aren't that effective anymore (or worse... don't work at all!) if you'd like to get results fast.

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You could sign up for the ADHD in Middle School Summit today and get real insights from the top ADHD experts and a step-by-step guide to coping better and helping your child thrive through the Middle School years.

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Adrien Harrison

Hi, I’m Adrien.

I'm a serial entrepreneur specialized in education technology and digital healthcare, and I've had my own rocky road with education. So now, I'm bringing the best of the best together to make sure all kids get access to equal opportunity, a solid education, and a chance to thrive.


I’ve been featured in Forbes, Shapr's Connectors Club, and RTVI, and I've spoken at WeWork, Freelancers Union, Startup Boost, HealthVenture, and many more.


My mission is to empower parents, educators, medical professionals, and other caregivers of kids with ADHD, to help students with ADHD thrive through the middle school years, both in school and at home.


If you are ready to learn from the top ADHD experts in the world, I’m here to show you the way.

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