ADHD awareness events scheduled for the month of October

Press release

From the ADHD Center for Success:

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – This year ADHD Awareness is being celebrated globally throughout the world during ADHD Awareness Month, October 1-31. There is an estimated 4.4 worldwide population of ADHD children and adults. ADHD is a complex neuro-biological condition with a very high genetic/family history. ADHD can severely impact the lives of children and adults, females and males regardless of IQ and socioeconomic background. Academic performance, social skills, family finances, marital relationships, work performance and more are compromised. Yet, ADHD remains much misunderstood.

In recognition of ADHD Awareness Month, join the ADHD Center for Success and Coach Rudy Rodriguez for a series of free, interactive and informative events throughout the month of October.

EVENT SCHEDULE:
ADHD Awareness Presentation by CoachRudy Rodriguez, LCSW
When: October 9, 2013, 6:30-8:15 pm
In support of ADHD Awareness Month, CoachRudy Rodriguez, LCSW will present a specially designed PowerPoint presentation to bring greater awareness about child and adult ADHD.
Where: West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 **Cost: Free
Details: www.ADHDasheville.com

Special Showing of the Documentary Film “ADD & Loving It?!”
This acclaimed film chronicles the life and diagnosis of Comedian Patrick McKenna as he learns the facts about ADD from experts including medical researchers, psychiatrists, psychologists, professors, and award-winning authors. A ground-breaking film that blends humor, hope, and science to dispels the myths about a controversial disorder. Seating is limited to 60 people, no reservations so arrive early.
When: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 7 – 8:30pm **Cost: Free
Where: Carolina Cinemas, 1640 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC
Details: www.ADHDasheville.com

Asheville Adult ADHD Meet-up Group
Meet other local adults dealing with ADD or ADHD. Gather to share your experiences, progress, and thoughts with one another. Discuss the latest information, research, books, programs, treatments. Share your best methods of adaptation, working around weaknesses, relying on strengths. Registration required. Call 828-301-1904
When: Monday, October 21, 2013, 7 – 8:30pm **Cost: Free
Registration required: http://www.meetup.com/Asheville-Adult-ADHD-Meetup-Group/

ADHD Awareness Presentation by CoachRudy Rodriguez, LCSW
When: October 23, 2013, 7-8:15 pm
In support of ADHD Awareness Month, CoachRudy Rodriguez, LCSW will present a specially designed PowerPoint presentation to bring greater awareness about child and adult ADHD.
Where: Malaprops Bookstore, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801 **Cost: Free
Details: www.ADHDasheville.com

Special Showing of the Documentary Film “ADD & Loving It?!” [See Documentary Film details above]
When: October, 29 2013, 9:30 – 10:40 am Cost: Free. Presentation is open to the public
Where: UNCA, Asheville, NC 28804
Details: www.ADHDasheville.com

ADHD Center for Success offers clinical diagnosis, counseling, coaching and seminars for teens and adults, their family and friends. The center’s founder, Coach Rudy Rodriguez, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Intrinsic Coach®, has been working with ADD since 1981. Rudy is Professional Member of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association for Adults (ADDA), A Professional Member and Board Member of the (ACO) ADHD Coaches Organization and also sits on the Leadership Team of the Board of the ADHD Coaches Association.


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