Michele Novotni, Ph.D.
Dr. Michele Novotni is an internationally recognized expert and thought leader in the field of AD/HD. She is the former president and CEO of the national Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), an inspiring speaker, best selling author, psychologist, coach and parent of a young adult with AD/HD. She is author of Adult AD/HD, What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don't? and The Novotni Social Skills Checklist. She has been interviewed on hundreds of television and radio stations, been quoted in leading national publications, and served as a keynote or invited presenter throughout the world. She is a regular columnist for ADDitude Magazine.
Michele spearheaded the creation of national ADHD Awareness Day held annually in September. In 2005, ADDA awarded her the national "Make a Difference Award." ADDA also started The Novotni Scholarship Fund in her honor to assist college students with AD/HD.
Michele served as technical editor for AD/HD for Dummies. She serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for ADDitude Magazine., and on the Professional Advisory Boards for both ADDA and for the ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO) She currently is a paid consultant for Shire US, Inc. Inspiring individuals to unlock their potential is her passion whether one-to-one or speaking to thousands.