Date: 1 November 2014 (Sat)
Speakers: Jeyaram Kadivan, Allied Educator, St Gabriel’s Sec Sch and Joan Low, School Counsellor, Yishun JC
Venue: Child Guidance Clinic, Level 3, Health Promotion Board
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30pm

Parent Workshop by 2013 ACE Award Mentors
In “Inferencing Comprehension Texts and Academic Deficits in Students with ADHD,” Jeyaram will discuss some research-based academic interventions that are effective in addressing comprehension deficits in ADHD students. In “ADHD in the Late Teens and Young Adult Years,” Joan will look at the important developmental milestones and explore strategies that parents may find helpful in supporting their ADHD teenager.

Date: 15 November 2014 (Sat)
Speakers: Dr Gali Artzi and Dr Ken Ung
Venue: Child Guidance Clinic, Level 3, Health Promotion Board
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lipids and ADHD: Is There a Connection?
Dr Gali Artzi will discuss the importance of lipids and the co-relation between lipids and the different cognitive and behaviour disorders. She will also present the potential role of lipids in the management of ADHD symptoms. Dr Artzi is the educational manager at VAYA Pharma and received her doctorate in immunology from the Tel Aviv University, Israel. Her talk will be followed by a discussion led by Dr Ung on his experience with ADHD in his clinical practice and his clinical experience with a Lipid-Based Approach for the management of ADHD symptoms. Dr Ung is a consultant psychiatrist with Adam Road Medical Centre and MD Specialist Healthcare and has been practicing since 1988. He was formerly head of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division and Clinical Director of the Department of Psychological Medicine at NUH.

See Spark Events for more details on future meetings.




ADHD: What is it?
New reading material of the above topic can be found in Tips/Stories. ADHD Information for parents and fact sheet for teachers in Chinese are also freshly uploaded.

Latest issue (Issue 31, November 2013) of I'm Not Naughty uploaded here.

Latest Edition of I'm Not Naughty flyer uploaded here. Chinese version here.

Three-Prong Approach to Supporting Special Needs Students uploaded here.
Presentation by the three winners of the ACE Mentor Award 2012 at the public forum held on 29 June 2013. In it, the Allied Educators (Learning and Behaviour Support) share their knowledge and best practices on supporting Special Needs students in mainstream schools.

Presentation slides of Prof Jan Buitelaar (from The Netherlands) for the public Forum on 5 July uploaded here.


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