NADD State of Ohio 14th Annual Conference Closing Comments


Mental Health Aspects: Treatment & Support

September 19 & September 20, 2016

Crowne Plaza Columbus North Hotel, Columbus, OH


Keynote Address Presenters


Monday, September 19, 2016

The Overlap between ADHD and ASD Clinical Presentation and Treatment

Ernest Pedapati, MD, MS, FAAP Division of Psychiatry

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

  • Would love to hear him again!
  • Excellent Presentation
  • Very Knowledgeable
  • Very Organized

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Transition: A Time of Change

Margo Izzo, PhD

Ohio State University, Nisonger Center,
Columbus, OH

  • Fantastic! Very Moving
  • Relaxed, Personable, Enthusiastic (5)
  • Enthused and Knowledgeable (4)
  • Great Energy

There were many other presenter talks, which were excellent and knowledgeable! There was a wealth of information on various topics that will be valuable in the MI/ field. Most effective were handouts, case studies, crowd engagement/interactions with speakers.

Special thank you for the continued support of this conference, conference committee members, volunteers, co-sponsors and thanks again to the attendees for coming to this year’s conference! It shows many compassionate people dedicated to helping improve the mental health aspects and help improve the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities co-occurring with mental illness.

This conference was Jointly Sponsored By:

NADD, Northeast Ohio Medical University and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

In Association With:

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD), Ohio Coordinating Center of Excellence in MI/DD, Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council (ODDC), The Ohio State University Nisonger Center (UCEDD)


If presenters provided a handout, copies will be at the following link:

Click here for *Continuing Education (CEU)


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Feedback and what attendees want to see 2017…..


Excellent Conference this year!
Top notch presenters and valuable information
Very impressed, thank you!
Great Conference!
Very well organized

Watch for the Call for Presentations March 2017 to submit a proposal an address below….

Topics suggested to be addressed at future conferences/trainings:

Continue on Medications and their effectiveness
Human Trafficking
Training on De-escalation for DSPs
Crisis Information / Intervention
DD & Criminal Justice
DD & Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment
DD & Schizophrenia
DSP Supports
Sexuality Issues
Genetic Disorders
Invite Judges, Law Enforcement, First Responders and Attorneys to Learn about People with ID
Partnering with waiver providers – get them to buy into MH needs
IDD & Behavioral Health
ID, Schizophrenia & Pharmacology


2017 State of Ohio 15th Annual IDD/MI Conference will be Sept 25 & 26, 2017

Note new location:  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbus – Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio


Updates regarding this conference will be coming out spring of 2017, please follow the NADD website for details.


Questions, concerns regarding the NADD: State of Ohio 14th Annual Conference, contact Lisa Christie, NADD Conference Planner, at or