Special Ed Parent Support Group to Discuss ADHD and Related Issues

The FSSD Special Education department is hosting a series of support meetings for parents of students with disabilities. The purpose of these meetings is to increase parent understanding of special education, improve dialog between school and home, and increase parental involvement in the schools. Working together, we hope to improve services for students with disabilities and increase student achievement.

The meeting is Tuesday, March 7 from 6:30-7:30 PM at Franklin Elementary School Media Center, 1501 Figuers Drive. The topic of this meeting is ADHD and Related Medical Disorders in Students. Child care is available.

After spending 25 years in pediatric practice, C. A. Stilwell, Jr., MD now specializes in ADHD and related problems and offers consultations on behavior issues. He received his BA degree with Honors in Psychology at Vanderbilt University. He completed his Medical Degree, Internship and Residency Training at Vanderbilt. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is an Associate Clinical Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.

He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the America Association of Christian Counselors, a professional member of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder), a member of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and serves on the Board of Health for Williamson County.

If you have any questions, please call FSSD Special Populations Supervisor Beth Farrar Herren at 615/794-6624 or 615/238-1867.