Earning a Degree with ADHD: A unique event about succeeding at university and life, with comedian Rick Green

When:
17 October 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2017-10-17T16:30:00-04:00
2017-10-17T16:30:00-04:00
Where:
Theatre of the Arts, ML
Modern Languages
200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario
Canada N2L 3G1

In this unique event, discover powerful tools that help with memory, time management, clutter, restlessness, distractions, studying, energy levels, and sleep.

As part of Invisible Disabilities Week, Renison University College and the University of Waterloo’s Student Success Office presents this unique event with comedian and Waterloo/Renison alumnus, Rick Green (B.Sc. ’75).

Through humour and scientific information, Rick Green will share tips, tricks, and knowledge for post-secondary success and life as an adult with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

 
Doors open at 4:00 p.m. As this is not a ticketed event, there is no reserved seating. Admission is free for this public event. Pay parking is available in Lot C and Lot H (map and directions). ($5.00, payable with credit card or coin, depending on the lot).

 

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In his late 40s, Rick was diagnosed with ADHD. This made a lot of sense as he began to learn what the symptoms of ADHD are. He could see the signs of ADHD as he looked back over his life and time at university. Though he graduated with a degree from Waterloo, it was a rough road at times. Rick wishes he’d received this diagnosis sooner so that he could have treated and mastered his ADHD, making it work for him rather than against him.

Join Rick as he shares both his journey and cutting-edge, scientific research from medical experts on the subject of ADHD.

In this event:

Find out about the symptoms and science of ADHD in adults

Learn strategies and tricks to overcome procrastination and ‘overwhelm’

Discover how to turn ADHD traits into potential ‘superpowers’ to succeed in life

For more information or questions about this event, please contact Brendon Bedford.

Rick Green is a Distinguished Alumnus of Renison University College and a University of Waterloo Science Alumnus of Honour (B.Sc. ’75). Rick has worked in comedy, television, and film throughout most of his career and was the co-creator of Canada’s longest running comedy series, The Red Green Show. He has also created award winning documentaries on the subject of ADHD.

For his work on education and advocacy around ADHD, Rick has received numerous honours, including being appointed a Member of both the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario. He was also presented with the Transforming Lives Award by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

Rick Green operates the website TotallyADD.com.

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