ADHD Foundation Conference to focus on mental health support for children

A conference with the theme of ‘Early Interventions and Transitions’, which is aimed at teachers, social care professionals, school nurses and commissioners, featuring some of the world’s leading experts in mental health support for children and young people, is taking place in Liverpool this October.

The second day of The ADHD Foundation’s annual two day conference will examine the escalating need for mental health support for children and the impact this is having on education, employability and demand on statutory services.

The conference, which is taking place at the BT Convention Centre on Tuesday 14th October, will feature ten prominent speakers from across the globe.

Speakers include, Dr James Wiley, a paediatrician leading innovative practice in Alabama USA; Jane Friswell, CEO of National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN); and parents from the ADHD Foundation and Allied Neurodisabilities Service.

Tickets cost £160 and you can book by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or calling 0151 237 2661. School Nurses can attend both days at a discounted cost of £220.

For more information visit the charity’s website –