Understanding ADHD in Adults and Adolescents
What adolescents, adults and parents need to know.

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020 | 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street; Toronto, Ontario; M2N 5V7 [Map]

Ticket Price: $30 for 1 OR $50 for 2
*Lunch is not included



For Adults For Adolescents
  • Executive Functioning in Adults with ADHD: Setting ourselves up for success
  • Understanding ADHD in the Workplace
  • Self-Regulation 101: Phew – that was intense!
  • Understanding ADHD’s Impact on Adult Relationships
  • Transitioning from Childhood ADHD into Adolescent ADHD and Beyond
  • Executive Functioning in Adolescents with ADHD: Setting them up for success
  • Getting Ready for the Transition into Post-Secondary
  • Self-Regulation in Adolescence: Navigating the perfect storm


Megan Smith, Ph.D., C. Psych

Dr. Smith has her Ph.D. in Child Clinical and School Psychology, is a registered psychologist in Toronto. She has worked with diverse client populations in community, outpatient, residential, and inpatient settings at Youthdale Treatment Centres, the Toronto District School Board, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and in private practice. She has had the opportunity to provide a wide range of services, including assessment (e.g. psychoeducational, complex, and differential diagnostic assessments), and therapy (e.g. individual, group, and family therapy). Dr. Smith’s areas of interest include ADHD and areas of functioning related to ADHD (e.g. sleep, diet, exercise, social skills, and executive functioning), as well as self-regulation, “behaviour,” learning disabilities, Autism, mood/anxiety disorders, self-harm, and eating disorders. She uses an integrative approach to treatment and intervention, utilizing strategies drawn from the fields of child development, neurodevelopment, self-regulation, mindfulness, and collaborative problem-solving, as well as cognitive-behavioural, dialectical behavioural, and family therapy. She is also an advocate for those affected by ADHD, as well as for children and families experiencing other mental health issues that negatively impact behavioural functioning.

Heidi Bernhardt, RN

Heidi Bernhardt, RN, is a psychiatric nurse by training, mother of three young men with ADHD, and the founder, President and Executive Director of the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC), a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to awareness, education, and advocacy for ADHD. Heidi also served as the Executive Director of the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA), a national not-for-profit organization of the leading clinicians and researchers in ADHD in Canada for 6 years. Over the past 25 years, Heidi Bernhardt has helped raise awareness and understanding of ADHD among parents, educators, health care professionals, industry leaders, and government officials through presentations, conferences, media interviews, and advocacy work.

Location Information 

The closest subway station in the North York Centre Station. It is a 5 minute walk from the station to the North York Civic CentreParking
There are several paid parking options nearby

  • 150-160 Beecroft Rd Parking [Map]
  • Gibson Square parking – Impark Lot #466 [Map]
  • Green P Carpark 402 – 10 Empress Avenue [Info]
  • Green P Carpark 410 – 180 Beecroft Road [Info]
  • Green P Carpark 400 – 10 Kingsdale Avenue [Info]