7:00 pm: Lessons Learned: A Mother and Daughter’s Journey through Dual-Diagnosis (ADHD/Mental Health), Treatment and Recovery with Judith S. Bass, CEP
Listen to a mother and daughter as they share their story, beginning with the mother’s painful realization of her daughter’s emotional turmoil and substance abuse and the daughter’s acknowledgment of her illness. Learn about the roles that each played in the daughter's journey, the strength of a parent’s unconditional love and support, and a candid assessment of the many bumps in the road that, with dogged determination, ultimately led to a positive outcome.
Judith S. Bass, CEP is an internationally recognized expert in the field of college and postsecondary placement for students who learn differently. For the past 19 years, Ms. Bass has provided comprehensive planning services for students with ADHD, ASD, and other learning differences. Ms. Bass is a contributing author in the recently published book, Navigating the Transition from High School to College for Students with Disabilities. She also serves as a consultant to several independent high schools in the Washington, DC area. Ms. Bass graduated from Stony Brook University with a degree in Education and Hispanic Languages & Literature, earned a Graduate Level Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA and holds the credential of Certified Educational Planner. www.basseducationalservices.com
8:30 pm - 9:20 pm: Parent Support Group with Carol Robbins, Ph.D.
8:30 pm - 9:20 pm: Adult Support Group with Matt Cahill